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3:22 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Antioch College Div Dance To Feature Student and Community Artists

Div Dance flyer adapted from "Folk Dancing in Red Square, Antioch College, 1963" by alumna Janet Elfring '65.

Div Dance is an Antioch College tradition, a campus-wide gathering before students leave for 3-6 months to go on co-op.  This time around, Div Dance will feature live performances from Yellow Springs and Antioch College artists and is open to the community.  Several of those artists visited the WYSO studios to perform live including Antioch College students Della Jerkan and Zachary Sullivan.

Yellow Springs' Speaking Suns are among the community artists that will perform at Div Dance.  The band made a return visit to Excursions to share some new material.

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Arts & Culture
2:04 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Trey Stone and the Black Box Theater Collaborate for an Improvised Musical

Local musician Trey Stone and Black Box Theater owner Justin Howard make a return visit to the WYSO studios to talk about a new collaboration.  It's an improv show set to music as well as a showcase performance for Trey Stone and the Ringers.  Stone performs live on Kaleidoscope as he and Howard talk to host Juliet Fromholt about how this collaboration came about, their mutual background in improv and what the preparations for Friday's show have been like.

The Black Box Improv Theater will host Improvised Musical on Friday, September 6th featuring Trey Stone and the Ringers.

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Music
1:47 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Blue Moon Soup Release Self-Titled Album

Blue Moon Soup

On the eve of the celebration for their new self-titled album, the members of Blue Moon Soup visit the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions.  They spoke with host Niki Dakota about the evolution of the band and its sound and the process of putting the album together.

Blue Moon celebrates the release of their new album on September 6th at Canal Street Tavern.

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Music
4:45 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Seefari Live on Kaleidoscope

Seefari on stage at the 2012 Dayton Reggae Fest

Seefari has been a known name in the Dayton music scene for many years performing their own twist on classic style reggae.  The band visited the WYSO studios ahead of the Dayton Reggae Fest performance for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  They spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and what coming months hold for them.

Seefari will perform at the Dayton Reggae Fest on September 1st at Dave Hall Plaza.

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Music
4:41 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Mumford And Sons Hits Troy With Economic Benefits And Mustaches

A mustache sculpture graces the front of a downtown Troy business. The town is bustling with activity in preparation for the Mumford and Sons tour.
Credit (WYSO/Lewis Wallace)

Miami County is preparing for a major tour stop by UK folk stars Mumford and Sons this weekend. The city of Troy, population 25,000, is anticipating an influx of 40,000 people and at least $12 million in new revenues for the region.

By Wednesday, downtown Troy was already overrun with semi trucks, workers, and, believe it or not, mustaches. Inside Hittle’s Jewelry, owner Jenny Nimer showed off her display of mustachioed jewelry, complete with what she called “bling.”

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