Téa Obreht has written one of the most highly anticipated novels of the year. "The Tiger's Wife" is a mingling of 3 seemingly unrelated threads; a mythic legend about a tiger that escapes from a zoo during a war, a folk legend about a man who cannot die, the "deathless man," and the author's grief over the death of her grandfather.
In a painting called Opry, braided strands of color start out bright at the top of the canvas but get muddy as they reach the bottom. Art critic and writer Ellie Bronson says that the artist, Bernard Frize likes to play games
"These games have had to do with anything from removing the skins that form on the top of open paint cans and plastering them on a canvas until the can was empty to painting blindfolded directed by an assistant or someone else," says Bronson.
Dirty Little Secrets is a local variety show in the style of old vaudeville shows with a vast array of performers. Organizer J.T. Ryder visited the WYSO studios to talk about the show. He was joined by local musician Chris Wright whose band Parlour Tricks will perform at the next show.
The latest installment of Dirty Little Secrets featuring C. Wright's Parlour Tricks is Wednesday, March 16th at Wiley's Comedy Club in downtown Dayton.
Reece Lincoln is a young performer who's made a big impression in the local blues community. After releasing their album, Soul of a Man, the Reece Lincoln Band visited the WYSO studio for a live performance. They chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording together and their upcoming live performances.
The Reece Lincoln Band will perform on March 12 at Gilly's as part of the Dayton Blues Society's Blues for a Cure.