Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon July 26, 2010

Conrad's Corner: July 26, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Marietta Ball's poem, "Ants Have No Options."

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Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Sun July 25, 2010

Conrad & Evelyn

Conrad and Evelyn
Aileen LeBlanc

Conrad's Corner host Conrad Balliet and his square dancing partner Evelyn fell in love in later life. She was in her eighties and he in his 70s. Their love was youthful, adventurous and amorous. But then Evelyn started getting simple words mixed up. Conrad saw the signs. He took care of her as he was losing her to Alzheimer's. Aileen LeBlanc tells a very personal story of her friends Conrad and Evelyn.

Here's an audio slide show of Conrad and Evelyn's time together featuring Conrad reading a poem by Roy Croft.

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Fri July 23, 2010

Conrad's Corner: July 23, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Barbara Astor's poem, "Tethered."

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Arts & Culture
5:31 pm
Fri July 23, 2010

Future Fest at Dayton Playhouse

For the twentieth consecutive year, the Dayton Playhouse will present Future Fest - a three day run of six previously un-produced stage plays.

"Most places and I think most theatre companies across the country would've said forget it," says Wade Hamilton, Executive Director of Dayton Playhouse. He says that when FutureFest began, it's founder, John Riley, was taking a chance.

"It's a huge risk producing plays that have never been produced. A lot of times there's a reason that they haven't been produced," say Hamilton.

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Music
2:15 pm
Wed July 21, 2010

Live on Excursions: Northern Howl

Northern Howl

As the temperature slowly escalates to the upper 90's, Northern Howl passes by the WYSO studio to provide a wintery mix on a hot summer day. In her interview, Niki Dakota speaks to the young band about life on the road in their second tour through the Midwest and East Coast.

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