Arts & Culture

Actor, songwriter, and musician Michael Malarkey called into the WYSO studios ahead of his show at the Canal Public House on November 29th. Tune in to hear him talk about his lifelong passion for music and his recent success playing Enzo on the CW show The Vampire Diaries.

Stella Ling reads her poem, "Yellowing Spring."

Staying busy with writing, recording, touring and family, The Buffalo Killers recently completed work on their new album, Fireball of Sulk.  Zach Gabbard visited the WYSO studios to talk about the recording process, upcoming live performances and more.

Fireball of Sulk will be released on November 24th. The Buffalo Killers will perform at Cincinnati's Northside Tavern on November 26th, Canal Public House in Dayton on November 28th, Skully's in Columbus on December 12th and Akron's Musica on December 13th.

After a successful crowd-funding campaign, Starving In the Belly of the Whale is ready to release its latest full length album, Missionaries & Impostors.  Ricky and Lacey Terrell visited the WYSO studio to perform songs from the album live and talk writing, recording and the upcoming release show.

Starving in the Belly of the Whale will celebrate the release of Missionaries & Impostors with a show at Blind Bob's on Saturday, November 22nd.

Joy Schwab reads her poem, "Dancer."

Rita Coleman reads her poem, "River Word."

Ann Hagedorn is a meticulous researcher. In her previous books she has tackled historical subjects which are now receding into history. Her latest book examines a topic that is so current that the story lines are shifting every day. In this interview you'll find out how hard it became to actually complete a book about issues that are constantly churning in a fluid fashion that is seemingly being updated and revised by the moment. Hagedorn immerses herself in her work. We were fortunate to have her come out to Yellow Springs to record this interview.

The Andrew Goodman Foundation

When James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner went to Mississippi in 1964 to register black voters, it’s likely they were unaware of the danger they faced.

Janeal Ravndal reads Marian Schwilke-Thomas' poem, "The Lord's Prayer Revisited."

Here's my review of another knockout debut novel. This one ran recently in the Cox Ohio newspapers:

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