Arts & Culture

Yellow Springs songwriter Emma Lee Woodruff returns to the WYSO studios to share some live music and talk with Music Director Niki Dakota about finding her voice, her musical career so far and more.

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The Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience is a weekend of outdoor recreation, music and community at Eastwood MetroPark.  As setup was underway, MetroParks Outdoor Recreation Program Manager Brett Anslinger spoke with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about this year's event.

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David Garrison reads Robert Brimm's poem, "When Words Fell."

Every writer fantasizes about writing a book that finds a massive readership. A book that sells and sells. A book that perches atop best seller lists for months or even years. For Bill Bryson that book was "A Walk in the Woods." This whimsical travel story which recounts Bryson's adventures hiking the Appalachian Trail with his buddy Steven Katz sold millions of copies. It made Bryson's career.

David Garrison reads Ed Davis' poem, "The Hand That Feeds."

Scottish singer Julie Fowlis visited the WYSO studios ahead of her performance at Clark State Performing Arts Center. She spoke with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota and Dear Green Place host Cindy Funk about singing in Gaelic, her upcoming album Alterum, and more.

Maxine Skuba reads her poem, "What I Meant To Say."

Janeal Ravndal reads Barbara Astor's poem," Twin."

Rene Denfeld returned to the program to talk about her second novel. As we enter the final months of this year I am putting together my lists of favorite reads from 2017. This incredible book will definitely be on my list for fiction. Wow! It is an amazing, uplifting story. Here's my review that ran recently in the Cox Ohio newspapers:

Conrad Balliet reads Lianne Spidel's poem, "Walking In Ireland"