Yellow Springs

Poetry
10:35 am
Sun July 31, 2011

Conrad's Corner: An Interview With Janeal Ravndal

Janeal Ravndal got her start in poetry by borrowing a verse from her mother and taking it to school as a child, "and the teacher was so pleased that I decided I was a poet too."

Hailing from Yellow Springs, Ravndal often writes occasional verse, a style of poetry her mother also writes.  In this interview, Ravndal shares several occasion verse poems with Conrad Balliet and talks about the craft of writing. 

Business & Technology
5:08 pm
Mon July 11, 2011

ITT to Acquire YSI Incorporated

ITT Corporation has announced it will acquire YSI Incorporated.

Both companies manufacture technology used for environmental water monitoring. The merger was announced in a joint statement today.

Gretchen McClain, president of ITT's Fluid and Motion Control business, says the addition of YSI will complement ITT's existing business.

Around the Miami Valley
10:31 am
Mon July 4, 2011

WYSO Weekend: July 3, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 3, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Sarah Buckingham interviews Tony Powers, a local artist with synethesia whose latest exhibit, Why Are the Walls Screaming is currently being displayed at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery.

-Jerry Kenney previews the latest production by the Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse, the Cotton Club.

-The latest installment of PoliticsOhio: Kasich Signs Budget And Controversial Bills Into Law, by Emily McCord

Music
6:37 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Josh Castleberry of Toxic Beauty Records

Josh Castleberry at Toxic Beauty Records

We conclude our Record Store Day 2011 coverage by talking to Josh Castleberry of Toxic Beauty Records in Yellow Springs.  Castleberry discusses being a lifelong record collector and what inspired him to open his own record store as well as Toxic Beauty's plans for celebrating Record Store Day on April 16th.

Arts & Culture
7:35 am
Mon January 10, 2011

The Art of Threshold Singing

Around the country there are groups of women who sing at the bedsides of people who are sick or dying. It's called Threshold singing and there are choirs all over the United States, including one in Yellow Springs.

The idea was born in 1990 when Kate Munger was caring for a friend who was dying of AIDS in California. After spending the morning doing practical things doing the dishes and cleaning house, Munger sat down at her friend's bedside unsure of what to do next. So she began to sing.

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