Arts & Culture

Conrad Balliet reads Julie Moore's poem, "Problem With School."

Conrad Balliet reads David Garrison's poem, "Fixing."

Conrad Balliet reads Cathy Essinger's poem, " Subject - Verb- Object."


The Los Angeles based a capella group known as Sonos stops by WYSO to chat with Niki Dakota and perform live on Excursions.

Sonos consists of 6 well trained vocalists who met while attending school in Southern California (each of them studying Music). Sonos combines a classical background with contemporary vocal stylings including beat-boxing and electronic modification to create an exciting modern sound that has its roots in the fundamentals of vocal choir.

Conrad Balliet reads Myrna Stone's poem, "In Praise of Cows."

Conrad Balliet reads Terry Hermsen's poem, "Driving Northeast."

Conrad Balliet reads Marian Schwilke-Thomas' poem, "April Fools Day."

Conrad Balliet reads Maureen Fry's poem, "Sorting Out - For a Friend Moving Away."

Cincinnati band the Lions Rampant are hot off the release of their new album, It's Fun to Do Bad Things.  The band already celebrated the album's release in their hometown and will also do shows in Dayton, Columbus and Chicago in support of the record.  Nick and Nate from the Lions Rampant visited the WYSO studios to share some tracks from their new album and talk about the band's upcoming plans.

The Lions Rampant will celebrate the release of It's Fun to Do Bad Things in Dayton on Saturday, March 27th at South Park Tavern. 

Conrad Balliet reads John Booth's poem, "Mother Nature and the Invisible Man."