Arts & Culture

Audrey Hackett reads her poem, "Life Together"

George Bieri, joined by Carl Schumacher and Ryan Stinston, visited the WYSO studios for live set on Excursions.  They spoke with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about their own musical roots, the artistic community in Yellow Springs and more.

Steve Broidy reads his poem, "Step On A Crack"

Cathy Essinger reads her poem, "Phases of the Moon."

Judy Johnson reads her poem, "Rainspeak"

Tim Easton returned to the WYSO studios ahead of his SRS Studios show. He talked with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about his musical roots, and they were joined by SRS Studios' Jim Foreman for a preview of the show live on Excursions.

Tim Easton will perform at SRS Studios in Dayton with Michael and Sandy Bashaw on Friday, January 26.

Three guest vocalist and a guest conductor will join the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra in paying tribute to the many of the great women jazz singers in Sophisticated Ladies. Singer N'Kenge joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the upcoming performance and her life in song.

David Garrison reads Max Sutton's poem, "Squanto The Easter Bunny."

Big Time Pharaohs returned to Kaleidoscope ahead of the release of their new album, If These Frogs Could Talk (Loft Co. Records).  The band performed a live acoustic set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the new release.

Big Time Pharaohs will celebrate the release of If These Frogs Could Talk on Saturday, February 3 at The Slice in Middletown.  The band will also perform at Blind Bob's on January 27.

Ampline visited the WYSO studio ahead of the release of Passion Relapse (Sofaburn Records). The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about its fifth full length album, upcoming live shows and more.

Ampline's new album, Passion Relapse will be available January 26 on Sofaburn Records.  The band will perform at Blind Bob's in Dayton on January 25, in Columbus at the Rumba Cafe on January 26, and at the Southgate House Revival on January 27.