Michael Williamson is a staff photographer for The Washington Post. Thirty years ago he was working for the Sacramento Bee when he began a project with a reporter named Dale Maharidge. Together they published a book called "Journey to Nowhere:the Saga of the New Underclass."
Three decades and a half a million miles later their collaboration continues. Their latest effort, "Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression" continues the story they first began to cover so many years ago.
Continuing our series of faculty readings from this summer's Antioch Writers' Workshop, Rebecca Morean is a novelist (sometimes writing under the name Abbey Pen Baker), short story writer, essayist and an assistance professor of English at Sinclair Community College. Here she reads from a recently completed novel.
Gladgirl Shelly Hulce is usually behind the scenes at Kaleidoscope, but she steps in front of the microphone with local musician Tod Weidner to chat with Juliet Fromholt about Space Oddity: a Resurrection of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. This theatrical rock and roll show happens Friday night at Gilly's in Dayton.
Members of the Beard Team Ohio join Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to talk about Beards of Science, Ohio's second beard and mustache competition being held on Saturday, November 12 at COSI in Columbus. It's a gathering of local beard and mustache clubs throughout Ohio and beyond to celebrate facial hair (both real and fake), compete to have the best beards and mustaches and raise money and awareness for prostate cancer.
Chris Yakopcic fell in love with the blues in Chicago and has brought his music to Dayton, Ohio often performing at Canal Street Tavern's Musicians' Co-Op on Tuesday nights. Yakopcic recently released a new album, "Done Found My Freedom 'Fore I Found My Technique," and will be celebrating the release at Taffy's in Eaton on Saturday, November 09, 2011. Yakopcic will also travel to Memphis in early 2012 to participate in the International Blues Challenge. He stopped by the WYSO studios to perform a live set on Kaleidoscope and chat with host, Juliet Fromholt, about how he found and began t