This Friday, at the Dayton Art Institute, a non-profit organization called UpDayton is holding a development summit. Its purpose is to come up with specific ideas that will help retain talented young professionals in Dayton and attract more of them. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Executive Director Laura Estandia.
Seating is no longer available for tonight's Studio 89. Check back tomorrow at noon for your opportunity to register for next week's Studio 89, or if you're a contributing member, look for an e-mail soon. Remember, WNKU Members receive first priority for seating!
The Senior Services of Northern Kentucky building in Covington is the home to a new start-up business. Rachel DesRochers says she came up with the idea of an “incubator kitchen” when she had difficulty finding a suitable space for her company, Grateful Grahams. WNKU’s Matt Kelley visited Ms. DesRocher to ask how she came up with the idea to share kitchen space with other businesses.
A new organization called the Cincinnati Center for Adult Music Study is offering an unusual approach for adults who wish to pursue and enhance their musical education. Co-founder Rachel Kramer says her decades of experience teaching piano to children and adults helped her come up with the concept for the adult study center.
The Mitigation and Recovery Branch of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency is announcing the renewal of the Safe Room Rebate Program. Spokesperson Tamara McBride told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that many people don’t think about a safe room until it’s too late. (get more information at https://ohiosharpp.ema.state.oh.us/saferoom2014 )
Northern Kentucky University Regents Professor of History Emeritus Dr. Michael Adams will be discussing his new book “The Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War” at the Griffin Hall Digitorium on April 10th. Adams says many stories about the war are sanitized versions of what actually happened. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Adams why it’s important to understand the darker nature of the conflict…(get more information at http://www.amazon.com/Living-Hell-Dark-Side-Civil/dp/1421412217 )
The American Kite Flyers Association has declared April, National Kite Month. And Saturday, April 5th, Cincinnati’s Northside neighborhood is hosting a Kite Fly for all. Kids and adults are welcomed to make a kite at Happen Inc. in Northside before the big Kite Fly.
This Saturday night at the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati, "Shanti: A Journey of Peace" will be performed for the eighth time since its creation a decade ago. Kanniks Kannikeswaran is the award-winning composer and director of Shanti. He spoke with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.
Richard Black, the artist who created the Mr. Clean character for Procter & Gamble, has died in Dayton, Ohio at the age of 92. The Philadelphia native opened his own studio in 1950 and was a longtime educator. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with P&G's Senior Archivist Greg McCoy about the artist and the history of Mr. Clean.