Interview

Music
3:01 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: God Bless and Asher Jones

God Bless and Asher Jones
Photo by Justin Tharpe

God Bless and Asher Jones have gone from being a hip-hop centered duo to a full band that fuses hip-hop and rock into their own unique sound.  They visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and talk about forming the band and where they're headed in 2012.

God Bless and Asker Jones will perform Saturday, December 17th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Music
2:11 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Nightbeast

Nightbeast
Photo by Pistol Photography

Nightbeast makes a return visit to the WYSO studios to chat with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about his new band, how it's changed the way he approaches music and their winter tour with God Bless and Asher Jones.

Nightbeast will perform on Saturday, December 17th at Gilly's in Dayton.

Music
12:25 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: The Smug Brothers

Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher of the Smug Brothers and Gas Daddy Go
Photo by Kidtee Hello

The Smug Brothers, Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher, are preparing for the release of their latest EP, Treasure Virgins.  It's being released on cassette and digital download via Gas Daddy Go, a local record label started by Thrasher in the late 19080's, that's being revived for business in 2012.

The Smug Brothers will celebrate the release of Treasure Virgins by performing at Gilly's in Dayton on Saturday, December 17th.

Arts & Culture
4:31 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Al Holbrook Talks about Nativity: The Pop Opera

Al Holbrook is a master of many musical styles.  Now he's trying his hand at musical theater in his second year performing in Nativity: the Pop Opera.  In this interview Holbrook speaks with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about his experiences in the production and his plans for the new year. 

There will be two local performances of Nativity on Saturday, December 17th at Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene.

Books
1:21 pm
Wed December 14, 2011

Book Nook: The End of Wasp Season, by Denise Mina

Denise Mina is on the leading edge (along with Ian Rankin) of the wave of Scottish crime novelists known as "Tartan Noir." Rankin hails from Edinburgh. Mina is from Glasgow. This is not a unified movement. They are
quite different writers.

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