WYSO Weekend

In this edition of WYSO Weekend a recap of our Veteran's Day coverage this week and a look ahead at this week's celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords. Later in the program you'll hear about The Bees of Belle Center and how beekeepers there are trying to build a stronger, pest and climate resistant honeybee. Hear those stories and others below. 

On today’s WYSO Weekend: Combining arts and STEM education to create STEAM.  You’ll hear about four honorees who are being celebrated for their work to protect the rights of low-income and disadvantaged people living in the Miami Valley, and we’ll here about a food revolution taking place at Antioch College and other educational institutions across the country. Later in the program, Miami Valley StoryCorps. See full program details below.

On today’s program,  Culture Couch – WYSO’s occasional arts series.  Also in the program Miami Valley StoryCorps and Bill Felker with Poor Will's Almanack. Up first.... we'll recap YSO’s election coverage this week and you’ll hear about some of the issues you’ll find on the ballot Tuesday.

On today’s program, WYSO Curious addresses police response times. We’ll talk hunger issues with World Food Prize Laureate Rev. David Beckmann, and WYSO’s Wayne Baker looks into big cuts taking place at Wittenburg University. See full program details below.

On this week's program, remember the Robert Mapplethorp exhibit in Cincinnati and the big controversies that stirred up? Today, WYSO community voices producer Susan Byrnes takes us back for a little reminder. We’ll also tell you what’s happening in this year’s film Dayton Festival when we talk to Executive Director Lisa Grigsby. Full details below.

Jerry Kenney

We’ve been introducing you to some of the speakers at this year’s TEDxDayton conference. It takes place October 16th at the Victoria Theatre and is already a sold-out event. Today you’ll meet David Gasper, a serial software entrepreneur with a bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Business Analysis from Wright State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton.  Ernst and Young named him “1998 Dayton’s Entrepreneur of the Year” in the high tech category. Here’s David to tell us a little bit more about himself and what he’ll talk to TEDxDayton audiences about.

Today’s WYSO Weekend is all about people – people persevering in their own lives and people changing the lives of others.  Some have made their mark on history and some are still making their mark today.  Just ahead, you’ll meet the latest inductees into the Dayton Region's Walk of Fame and hear their stories. We also have commentaries this week from Dan Patterson and Bob Brecha. Up front, our final TEDxDayton Speaker, David Gasper. See program details below.

Jerry Kenney

On WYSO Weekend, we’ve been introducing you to some of the speakers at this year’s TEDxDayton conference. It happens October 16th at the Victoria Theatre, and we're giving you a small taste of who some of the speakers are and what they plan to talk about. Today you’ll meet Karin VanZant.

In this week's edition of WYSO Weekend: Community Voices producer Jocelyn Robinson looks at the uncertain future of Kids HIV Camps, and we’ll hear the lineup of films in this year’s Dayton LGBT Film Festival. Later in the program, Bill Felker with Poor Will’s Miami Valley Almanack.

In this week's edition of WYSO Weekend: It’s all about kids. Well, mostly about kids.  Kids growing up in slums and where life takes them, kids Rocking the Walk for Alzheimer's. Kids getting empowered and recognized for their talents, and talented kids performing on a hundred year old stage. See full details below.