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Immersed In Ink Tattoo & Arts Festival

Around Town By Russell Florence, Jr. Hara Arena will host an assortment of tattoo artists from across the country this weekend for the Immersed in Ink Tattoo & Arts Festival. Live tattooing, sideshows and human suspension are among the activities in store. Patrons can also leave their mark at the graffiti wall or be entertained […]

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Yellow Springs Street Fair

Around Town By Deborrah Adams Make plans to experience Yellow Springs Fall Street Fair Saturday, October 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is one-day festival fills the streets with art, crafts, food, and music. Street Fair is all about great food, unique shopping and entertainment including street performances. Create your own experience sampling […]

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Bring On The Brew

Second Annual Beer Fest Benefits Resident Home Association By Kyle Melton For any craft beer enthusiast living in Dayton, 2010 has been a pretty stellar year. From AleFeast to Oktoberfest to the inaugural Dayton Beer Week, the stream of craft beer-related events seems to be endless. This weekend continues the trend with the Second Annual […]

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Public Legacy

WPDR Celebrates 25 Years As Dayton’s ‘Voice Of The Arts’ By Deborrah Adams Dayton Public Radio, Classical 88.1 FM “The Voice of the Arts,” is celebrating its 25th year. While November 11 will mark the anniversary of the first live broadcast in 1985 the station is celebrating so much more. Unlike a commercial radio station, […]

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Masquerage Returns

Annual Masquerage Benefit Returns To The Montgomery County Fairgrounds. By Christopher Johnson It’s that time of year again. Break out your costumes, makeup and masks for the annual Masquerage, which is back and stronger than ever. This annual benefit courtesy of AIDS Resource Center Ohio, slated for Saturday, October 16 in the Roundhouse at the […]

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Anyone For Tea?

Herman Cain Addresses October 14th Dayton Tea Party Rally By Mark Luedtke Tuesday, November 2 is fast approaching, and tea partiers have scurrying Democrats in their sights. They’ve already changed the political landscape by defeating establishment Republican candidates in Kentucky, Nevada, Florida, Alaska, and even liberal Delaware. But defeating Republicans in primary races is a […]

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First Friday/RACC Conference

Around Town By Russell Florence, Jr. There are multiple First Friday events to enjoy downtown from 5 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 1. In addition to street performances and gallery events, SMAG Dance Collective in collaboration with Zoot Theatre Company and Sandstorm Dance will present an outdoor performance of SMAGMARE at 8 p.m. next to […]

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Flair And Fun

Greater Dayton LGBT Center Presents Evening Of Ballroom Dancing. By Deborrah Adams This year “When the Stars Come Out!” (WTSCO), Dayton’s take on the hit reality TV show Dancing with the Stars, will be infused with the kick of a variety show in a new location, The Dayton Woman’s Club, 225 N. Ludlow Street. The […]

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Miss Maha And The City

Best Bets For October By Maha Kashani Fall is here!! Given my passion for fall fashion, this is definitely my favorite season. The rich hues, fabulous accessories, shoes, fabrics, layers, shoes and so much more! Did I mention the shoes? What’s NOT to be excited about?! If fall fashion doesn’t get you fired up, don’t […]

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Dayton Music Fest

Passing The Torch By J.T. Ryder Change, for the most part, is good. It forces us to reevaluate what we feel is important and saves us from repetitive actions that, eventually, become a form of stale self-parody. When discussing Dayton’s local music scene, change is a given, so it goes without saying (although I’m going […]

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Friends of the poor walk

Around town By Marianne Stanley The 3rd annual “Friends of the Poor Walk” will be held Saturday, September 25 at 10 a.m. at the Job Center, 945 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd. This walk is open to the public and serves a twofold purpose: to raise funds and to raise awareness of Dayton’s poor.  Besides […]

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Settler’s Celebration

Around town By Deborrah Adams A cross cultural experience in three perspectives – Native Americans, westward expansion Pioneers and African-Americans traveling the Underground Railroad – will be the focus of Settler’s Celebration, Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26, in Indian Mound Reserve on St. Rt. 42 just south of Cedarville. Hosted by Greene County […]

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Get outside

Get out and live By Valerie Beerbower Engaging in an active lifestyle has never been easier with Five Rivers MetroParks. Regardless of skill level, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the world of outdoor recreation. Take a hike through natural Ohio habitat, paddle your kayak or canoe along the scenic rivers, ride hundreds of […]

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Frisky fall fling fun

Third Friday and more. By Deborrah Adams The evenings are getting distinctly shorter and cooler. Those first twinges of fall bring thoughts of sharing food and friends in an unhurried atmosphere like Current Cuisine, Winds Cafe, Ye Olde Trail Tavern, the Corner Cone, Peach’s Grill and others. With al fresco dining soon to be but […]

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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest returns to The Dayton Art Institute next weekend. By Mark Luedke After a boiling summer, one of the hottest on record, a welcome, autumn-like cool blew through the Dayton region early this month. Such an occrrence serves as a reminder that it’s time for the annual Oktoberfest party Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September […]

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Bike Ride for HIV Charities

Outdoors By Christopher Johnson The 3rd annual Sunride is a 20-mile bike ride through the course of the Five Rivers MetroParks bicycle paths. The bike-a-thon requires pledges but bicycles are not a requirement. Participants can ride a bike, walk or rollerblade with water and snacks provided along the route. Individuals of all ages and groups […]

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Springfield’s hidden gem

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Referred to as an American Folk Art site, I didn’t know what I expected on my journey to Springfield’s Hartman […]

Debate 7/17: Flag on the Play

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Q: Should persons with certain known behavioral tendencies such as suicide or violence be prohibited from owning guns? Legislatures across […]

Conspiracy Theorist 7/17: Hooray for Domino’s

Year after year, the same roads are torn up and road crews patch them. But they never really repair them. […]

On Your Marc 7/17: Good any day

First, a funny story. Larry Lee, the big tackle from Roth High School, for a number of reasons decided he […]

The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots, and Bush at Rose

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“Rock and roll never forgets,” the classic rock song goes, and Billy Duffy, guitarist and founding member of the British […]