Dayton Art Institute

Arts & Culture
10:45 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Changing Landscapes Brings Chinese Fiber Art to Dayton

Balminess by Bai Xin
courtesy of the Dayton Art Institute

When you enter the first gallery of the Changing Landscapes exhibit, you see classic tapestries depicting Chinese landscapes. But the exhibit quickly unfolds to display both traditional and modern uses of embroidery, printing and sculpture that tackle the idea of landscape literally and figuratively.

Changing Landscapes is the first exhibition of contemporary Chinese fiber art to travel to the United States. This weekend marks the opening of the exhibition tour's only Midwestern stop - at the Dayton Art Institute.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:35 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: January 13 - 19, 2012

This whole weekend is the Muse Machine’s musical The Wizard of OZ.This show has all star kids all over the region with true professional Broadway coaches . They’re doing a superb show at the Victoria.

And at the Schuster there are Three Phantoms in Concert. These guys have all been leading tenors in that famous show and they will be doing all kind of Broadway tunes.  Check it out daytonphilharmonic.org

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Around the Miami Valley
12:45 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: January 6 - 12, 2012

The Dayton International Peace Museum

Today is 2012’s First Friday in Downtown Dayton. Lots of exhibit openings at the galleries, art demonstrations, live music and jazz and ice skating. As you are wandering around you will be hearing REV. COOL'S AROUND THE FRINGE since lots of places have dialed their radio to 91.3 WYSO.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:56 pm
Fri December 23, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: December 23 - 29, 2011

The Ice Rink at Riverscape Metropark

I don’t think this will be a White Christmas….

But you can go ice skating. Head to downtown Dayton and the rink is in Riverscape. They’ve got hot chocolate, and outdoor fireplaces and you can check out the Miami River. Bring along your family, and friends to ice skate
the MetroParks Rink. Admission is $5 and includes the use of ice skates.

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Around the Miami Valley
2:34 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: November 18 - 24, 2011

Remember Prometheus? You know, the Greek god who stole fire and brought it down to us?  Tonight and tomorrow you can hear three musical interpretations of Promethus. One of the composer is Ludwig Beethoven, and another is Franz Lizt. The third interpretation is an American composer William Bolcom. Check it out at Daytonphilharmonic.com

Stivers School for the Arts is providing their theater presentation Friday and Saturday.  The play is Steel Magnolias.

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