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6:00 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Plugging Dayton's Brain Drain: WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Laura Estandia

UpDayton holds yearly summits to plan new projects.
Credit Alex Grodkiewicz / UpDayton

Dayton’s got a problem with brain drain—young people get an education here, then leave to use those skills somewhere else. The organization UpDayton was created in part to combat that, and it’s now in its sixth year and holding a summit this Friday.

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Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Sun November 3, 2013

Dayton Art Institute Highlights 'Objects Of Devotion' In New Exhibit

Anonymous, English, The Assumption of the Virgin, c. 1460-1490
Credit courtesy of the Dayton Art Institute

Objects of Devotion is the Dayton Art Institute's newest special exhibit.  It features over 60 alabaster sculptures that were originally displayed in homes and churches in Medieval England.  Objects of Devotion is being paired with Wings, a modern sculpture exhibition by Elizabeth Turk. WYSO's Juliet Fromholt spoke with curator Aimee Marcereau DeGalan in the gallery ahead of the exhibits' opening last week.

Objects of Devotion and Elizabeth Turks' Wings are on display now through January 5th at the Dayton Art Institute.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon July 1, 2013

WYSO Weekend: June 30, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 30, 2013 including the following stories:

- Jerry Kenney wraps up the week's news with the latest information about last week's crash at the Dayton Air Show

- Wayne Baker reports on Beavercreek's denial of RTA bus stops being ruled a violation of Civil Rights Act and speaks with attorney Ellis Jacobs about the ruling.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:35 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: June 28 - July 4, 2013

Rhonda Vincent & the Rage performing at the 2012 Cityfolk Festival.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Dayton Art Institute.  This is Zoot's Summer Series and it is an entirely new concept in professional, outdoor theatre! Have a delicious boxed meal, a bottle of wine, and experience a show at the same time! One of Shakespeare's best known plays and perfect for a summer evening at The DAI.

The Cityfolk Festival is Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the downtown Dayton Riverscape MetroPark. And on Sunday at 10:00PM are the Dayton Fireworks!!!!

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Arts & Culture
1:25 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Photographer Re-creates Dayton Flood Images

Credit Jerry Kenney / WYSO

Photographer Andy Snow has done some amazing work replicating camera camera shots of photographs of the 1913 Dayton Flood.  They're part of the Dayton Art Institute's 100 year anniversary exhibit that opened this weekend. They will also be featured in a new book by Andy that will be released in March.  WYSO's Jerry Kenney spoke with Andy at the media premiere of DAI's Dayton Flood Exhibit. In this interview Andy talks about how the project started and what he learned from it.

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