WYSO Weekend

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: We’ll remember Doolittle Raider David Thatcher – the 94 year old veteran passed away just a few weeks ago and you’ll hear a 2013 interview we conducted with him at the National Museum of the United State Air Force. We’ll also hear music from local musician Kyleen Downes. Antioch College officials tell us what’s next now that they are a fully accredited institution. And a report from The Allegheny Front on leaking methane in wells throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. See full details below.

On this week's edition of WYSO Weekend: Culture Couch – featuring 11th Hour. We’ll also talk politics, e-cigs, and the environment, and we’ve got details on the annual Dayton riverfront fireworks display. See full details below.

  • The city of Dayton’s Annual 4th of July Fireworks takes place tonight along the riverfront. To get all the details on this years event we spoke with Lamonte Hall, Jr., in the city’s Recreation and Youth Services office.

Coming up in this WYSO Weekend: The Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse production of Alice Although got under way this weekend, and continues next weekend.  WYSO’s Niki Dakota helps us with the details. You’ll also hear how a mandate from the Center for Medicaid and Medicare is affecting organizations who provide day care services for adults with disabilities. See the full program details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend, We’ll visit a service dog training center in Xenia and meet one family that’s trying to raise enough money to afford one for their son. And this week we have another in WYSO’s occasional arts series—Culture Couch. See full details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Local photographer Dan Patterson remembers his meeting with Muhammad Ali, and a WYSO listener shares his story. We also have Dayton Youth Radio and WYSO’s occasional arts series Culture Couch. Bill Felker has this week’s Poor Will’s Almanack, and we’ll talk politics with long-time political news reporter—WVXU’s Howard Wilkinson. See full details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Miami Valley StoryCorps, and music from this week's Excursions with Niki Dakota. You'll also hear about a summer youth employment program at rish because of a change in state funding policy, and one young man's efforts in justice and equality here in Dayton.  See full details below.

In this WYSO Weekend you’ll get the details on Dayton Pride 2016. And audio highlights from Friday’s wreath laying ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse in honor of those who have lost their lives in service to our country.  Those stories and more... see details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: You’ll learn how Central State University plans to teach coding and entrepreneurial skills to young males of color. And later in the program—a report on political ads and what’s coming our way. See full details below.

There are estimates that say one out of 3 adjunct teachers across the country are living in poverty, and the summer months, when most students are on break, are especially tough.

To counter that seasonal economic downturn, 14 Dayton artists are hosting a one-night-only, pop-up art event called Feed the Adjuncts. 

In the following interview from WYSO Weekend, artist and adjunct teacher, Colleen Kelsey, paints a picture of the local landscape for part-time teachers which includes a look at some of the financial challenges adjuncts face. 

On today’s program, a zombie invasion in the WYSO studios.... You’ll hear about our brand new podcast – Zombie High School which premiered this weekend.  On the flip side, you’ll learn how a renovated theater in Miamisburg is breathing new life into businesses there. You'll also find out how some local adjunct teachers are artfully getting the word out about challenges they face while teaching part-time. See details below. 

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