Arts & Culture

Film
1:23 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Oakwood Native's Film Airs Nationwide

Actor Scott Klavan (who plays Peter Cooper) on a scale model of the Tom Thumb in Baltimore
Courtesy of THE GARDNER DOCUMENTARY GROUP

Janet Gardner grew up in the Dayton area, and was inspired by the Wright Brothers to produce her film "Mechanic to Millionaire: The Peter Cooper Story". Cooper was a 19th century inventor and philanthropist. WYSO's Emily McCord spoke with Gardner about her upbringing and why Peter Cooper should hold an important place in American history.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon October 18, 2010

Conrad's Corner: October 18, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Ed Davis' poem, "Tai Chi Class."

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Conrad's Corner: October 15, 2010

Julie Moore reads Judy Johnson's poem, "Saturday Night Pizza."

Books
1:44 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Book Nook: Tall Tales and Short Ones, Bill Hooper

Bill Hooper being interviewed

Bill Hooper came to Yellow Springs to attend Antioch College. He liked it here. So he decided to stay on for a while.

Over the course of his long career as a building contractor Bill was responsible for the construction of over 300 homes, many in the Yellow Springs area. As a long-time member of the Antioch Board of Trustees he has overseen the construction of buildings for Antioch University here in Yellow Springs and across the country.

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Music
12:59 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Live on Excursions: Sweet Betsy

Local musicians Pam Baugham and Mike McDermott, who make up the Folk duo Sweet Betsy, visit WYSO for this installment of Excursions with Niki Dakota. The duo draws inspiration from classic folk music and largely sticks with the timeless style. However, the excellent musicianship of Pam and Mike in their songwriting and playing make Sweet Betsy simply wonderful to listen to. Performances include “Two for One” and “Last Thing”.

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