Arts & Culture

Katherine Kadish: The Process Behind the Painting

Jun 6, 2016
Daniel Gummel / WYSO

Katherine Kadish is a Yellow Springs painter who’s worked professionally for over 40 years. She known for her strikingly colorful paintings and monotypes, and her work is owned by the Library of Congress and the Dayton Art Institute. She also has a commission for the new Dayton Public Library.  But Kadish has been living with an eye disease called Macular Degeneration since she was a teenager and she has very limited eyesight.

Conrad Balliet reads Ron Palmer's poem, "Looking for God."

Zombie High School Episode 4: Nutricatering Systems LLC

Jun 3, 2016

Zombie High School is a serial radio drama produced by Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse in partnership with WYSO which chronicles a ragtag group of teenagers who are thrown together by fate when their town (the world?) is overtaken by a fast-moving zombie apocalypse while they are in after-school detention.

Having formerly appeared on the show with his band the Debtors, Spencer Collett made his debut Kaleidoscope appearance as a solo artist sharing acoustic songs live in the WYSO studio.  Collett spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording, and more.

Steve Hamilton has had a long and successful career as the author of a series of crime novels set in northern Michigan which feature Alex McKnight. Hamilton has just unveiled the first book in a new series that will be featuring a criminal named Nick Mason. In this debut Hamilton sketches out the outrageous circumstances that allowed Nick Mason to exit prison after serving only 5 years out of a 25 year sentence.

Zombie High School Episode 3: Goodnight Ladies

May 27, 2016

Zombie High School is a serial radio drama produced by Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse in partnership with WYSO which chronicles a ragtag group of teenagers who are thrown together by fate when their town (the world?) is overtaken by a fast-moving zombie apocalypse while they are in after-school detention.

Jerry Kenney / WYSO

Kettering resident Keith Lykins returned to the WYSO studios to share a variety of music and instruments live on Excursions with Niki Dakota.

Keith Lykins will perform on June 10th at Caesar Creek Winery, on June 11th at the Yellow Springs Street Fair, and on July 15th at Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton.

Performing as Narrow/Arrow, Mark Canole (Bass), Cody Nicolas (Guitars, Vocals), and Jonathan Hape (Drums) combine hardcore, indie rock and more into a genre all their own.  The Mansfield-based trio visited the WYSO studios for live performance and conversation on Kaleidsocope.

Narrow/Arrow will perform at Blind Bob's on Sunday, May 29th.

Long time friends, the members of Violent Kind recently released an EP and are in the process of tracking more new material for a later release.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about recording, touring and more.

Violent Kind will perform at Oscar's in Vandalia on June 4th, at Miami Valley Music Fest, and at the Yellow Cab on July 23rd.

Some wonderful things come from Scotland; single malt whisky, haggis, and Tartan Noir. OK, let's forget the haggis. I do live for the Tartan Noir though. Perhaps you are unfamiliar with this dazzling literary genre? Scottish writers produce some of the finest crime novels; thus the term Tartan Noir. Should it be capitalized? I think so.

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