24 years ago Rebecca Skloot was in her high school biology class when her teacher mentioned the case of a woman who was being treated for cancer in 1951. Her doctors had taken a sample of some cancerous cells from her. There was something unique about these cells; they kept on growing. They continue to be used today for medical research.
The Richter Uzur Duo features Viktor Uzur on cello and Brad Richter on guitar. Uzur and Richter visited the WYSO studio ahead of their performance at the University of Dayton and performed several live songs on Excursions. The duo chats with Niki Dakota about what brought them together as musical partners and how they make their two instruments work together in composition. Their latest album, String Theory, is available now.
Since their last visit to the WYSO studios, Sohio has been busy writing and recording. The band made a return visit to the WYSO studios to perform live ahead of an appearance at Peaches Grill in Yellow Springs. They chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about their work on a forthcoming album and summer plans.
Sohio will perform at Peaches Grill in Yellow Springs on March 25th with the Black Owls.
North Dixie Drive is the portrait of a neighborhood that's been a long time in the making. Filmmaker Eric Mahoney was inspired by his in-laws, Israeli immigrants who own a body shop on the title street, and thought about documenting the place for several year before taking the plunge to make the film. Here Mahoney discusses the process of making the film and the characters he found along the way.
North Dixie Drive premiering at the Neon Movies this weekend. The premier on March 26th is sold out, but addition showings have been added on April 1, 2 and 3 at the Neon Movies.