Wright Brothers

Around the Miami Valley
12:45 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: March 30 - April 5, 2012

So many things are going on….can you take a long break??? Now there is a play called Gem of the Ocean. This is one of August Wilson's famed "Pittsburgh Cycle," ten plays about residents of that city's Hill District. It's a mixture of fantasy and harsh reality, as 285-year old Aunt Ester leads a community for whom slavery is an all-too-vivid memory.  Visit humanrace theatre.org.

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Around the Miami Valley
1:04 pm
Fri October 14, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: October 14 -20, 2011

The logo for this year's Masquerage.

If you like old time Rock & Roll dancing, then Friday evening, Corky’s Band is playing your favorite 50’s, 60’s & 70’s tunes. It’s at the American Czechoslovakian Club, on Valley St.

You can interact with the Wright brothers or Paul Laurence Dunbar on Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 . Go to the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center It’s at the corner of Williams and Third in Dayton.

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1:23 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Oakwood Native's Film Airs Nationwide

Actor Scott Klavan (who plays Peter Cooper) on a scale model of the Tom Thumb in Baltimore

Janet Gardner grew up in the Dayton area, and was inspired by the Wright Brothers to produce her film "Mechanic to Millionaire: The Peter Cooper Story". Cooper was a 19th century inventor and philanthropist. WYSO's Emily McCord spoke with Gardner about her upbringing and why Peter Cooper should hold an important place in American history.

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