Arts & Culture

Books
2:44 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Book Nook: Prayer by Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr's latest novel is quite a departure from his long-running series that features the Berlin detective Bernie Gunther. 'Prayer" is a stand-alone novel about an FBI agent in Houston, Texas who is trying to solve some mysterious murders.

Gil Martins is an agent working for the FBI's Domestic Terrorism Task Force. He's going through a spiritual crisis, his marriage is falling apart, and he's becoming romantically involved with someone who he is trying to protect from this mysterious killer (or killers).

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sun June 15, 2014

Conrad's Corner: June 15, 2014

Myrna Stone reads her poem, "Visit Number 213."

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sat June 14, 2014

Conrad's Corner: June 14, 2014

In honor of Father's Day, a collection of father poems by Rita Coleman, David Garrison, Judy Johnson and Barbara Astor.

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Arts & Culture
4:35 pm
Sat June 14, 2014

Human Race Theatre Presents Play It By Heart

WYSO was joined by many guests from the Human Race Theatre Company production of the musical Play it by Heart, which is being shown in the Loft Theatre in Dayton. Co-composer and lyricist David Spangler as well producing artistic director Kevin Moore discuss the origins of the play, David’s musical influences, and the empowerment of women in modern country music. Cast members Trisha Rapier and Kathryn Boswell even sing two phenomenal songs for us accompanied by Music Director Nils-Petter Ankarblom on the piano and Assistant Music Director Jay Brunner on the guitar.

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Books
1:20 pm
Sat June 14, 2014

Book Nook: A City of Neighbors-Faces From the Streets of Dayton, Ohio, by Steve Bennish

Steve Bennish is a reporter for the Dayton Daily News. When Bennish is out on the streets of the city he always brings along his trusty camera and he takes many striking photographs. His new book contains numerous classic black and white photos of everyday street life in Dayton.

In this interview we tried to give listeners an opportunity to imagine what these photos look like.  Then Bennish describes the various situations which produced them.

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