Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

Conrad's Corner: November 17, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Marsha Bush's poem, "The Old Man."

Books
10:45 am
Mon November 15, 2010

Book Nook: The Phone Book-the Curious History of the Book That Everyone Uses But No One Reads, Ammon

Ammon Shea returns to the Book Nook for a third interview. On his initial visit Shea discussed "Reading the OED," a memoir recounting his marvelous dictionary marathon. Fueled by his love of language and massive volumes of espresso, Shea read the entire unabridged Oxford English Dictionary over the course of one year.

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Arts & Culture
9:30 am
Sun November 14, 2010

Dave Eggers' Dayton Literary Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers, nonfiction winner of the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for his book Zeitoun, on writing and peace.

For more information on the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, visit www.daytonliterarypeaceprize.org

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Music
11:05 am
Thu November 11, 2010

New Auburndale Album Celebrates Being Alive in a Dying City

Auburndale

Two years ago, Auburndale reunited with the idea of playing a farewell show, but soon talk turned to new material and a new album was underway.  The album celebrates and is dedicated to the citizens of Dayton and the other cities listed on the Forbes magazine 10 Dying Cities List.  The band made a return visit to the WYSO studios to talk the writing and recording process and share some tracks from Alive in a Dying City.

Auburndale will celebrate the release of Alive in a Dying City on Saturday, November 13 at Blind Bob's.

Books
12:37 pm
Mon November 8, 2010

Book Nook: You Had Me At Woof - How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness, Julie Klam

Julie Klam felt lost. She wasn't living the life that she wanted to live. Her job wasn't very exciting. The men she was dating were not that interesting. She felt at loose ends. Then one night she had the dream. It was a dream about Otto, a Boston terrier.

Klam's dream was the impetus for a search that led Klam to her dreamed of dog. They found one another. Klam's connection with Otto opened her heart to the potential of a happier existence.

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