Arts & Culture

Formerly Nucleus CoShare, Nucleus is a co-working and collaborative space in downtown Dayton with plans to expand to more areas in the Miami Valley.  Andrew White visited the WYSO studios to speak with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the organization, their new partnership with the Entrepreneur Center and more.

Learn more at: http://nucleuscoshare.org/

A relatively new band, Zane and the Sway visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about finding their sound, writing, recording and their plans for 2017.

Zane and the Sway will perform on November 23rd at Bootlegger's Tavern in Huber Heights. 

Two books focused on the aftermath of 20th century wars are winners of awards from an Ohio group that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize nonfiction winner is "Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War," Susan Southard's examination of the enduring impact of the U.S. use of the atomic bomb on the Japanese city in World War II.

Viet Thanh Nguyen won for fiction with "The Sympathizer," featuring a double agent in the Vietnam War aftermath.

Steve Broidy reads his poem, "Necessary Deceptions."

Janeal Ravndal reads her poem, "Pure in Heart."

Trace Conger's latest Mr. Finn detective novel is his third in the series. In this one Mr. Finn a Cincinnati based private investigator has been hired by another questionable client. Finn is forced to accept some shady projects because he has lost his PI license and he really needs the income.

Returning for it's second year, Gemfest brings together local artists and musicians to benefit GLSEN Greater Dayton and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Miami Valley.  Two of the bands, Death by Fetish and ThunderTaker, visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and to talk about the upcoming event.

Gemfest 2016 is Friday, October 7th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Janeal Ravndal reads Barbara Astor's poem, "My Delay."

Lori Gravley reads Lianne Spidel's poem, "October Waves."

Dayton LGBT Film Festival

The 11th annual Dayton LGBT Fim Festival takes place at the NEON Movies in downtown Dayton this weekend, Oct 7th - Oct 9th. Feature films, documentaries, and short films highlight this 3-day event.

WYSO's Jerry Kenney spoke with NEON Manager, Jonathan McNeal to get the details.

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