DCDC

Steven Bognar

Two long-time contributors to the arts in Dayton will be the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Governor's Awards for the Arts. Dayton Philharmonic Music Director, Neil Gittleman, and Sheri Williams with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company were selected with 4 other winners from around the state for the prestigious award.

Tonight, Saturday and Sunday at The Schuster is Dreamgirls and it is full of onstage joy and backstage drama. It tells the story of an up-and-coming, 1960s singing girl group. I saw it this week and it is a WOW!

On Saturday the Little Miami River Kleeners, needs some local volunteers in a one-day, hands-on outdoor conservation project to  improve habitat on the Little Miami River.

The 13th Dayton Jewish International Film Festival is now open and 8 films will screen at THE NEON. The line-up looks terrific!

WYSO Weekend: July 1, 2012

Jul 2, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 1, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with local filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert about their new film Sparkle which won the audience award for best short documentary at SilverDocs.

-Juliet Fromholt speaks with Brad Centers, one of the organizers of the Miami Valley Music Festival. 

-The latest installment of PoliticsOhio: National Debate Over Immigration Plays In Ohio, by Emily McCord

It’s First Friday and all kind of things are happening in downtown Dayton. Lots of places have set their radio to right here, 91.3 so everyone will be hearing Rev Cool and his music.

Tonight , at 7:00pm at UD, in the theater that is in their student union the DCDC2 will present its annual festival of dance, decorations, candy, and elves. They bring in the season’s rhythms and good cheer.

And at 8:00 tonight The Oral Funk Poetry Productions will be doing “The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show.” This is at De’Lish Café, 139 N. Main St, downtown Dayton. The event will feature free hors d’oeuvres, drink specials and live entertainment.