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Free concerts from DPO

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten As the heart of the holiday season approaches, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is offering two holiday concerts free of charge to holiday enthusiasts and music fans alike. The Carillon Brass consists of five DPO members and will host a free performance of the holiday series, Bach’s Lunch at 10 a,m, […]

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Santarchy back in Dayton

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten Santarchy started back in 1994 when several dozen Cheap Santa Suits paid a visit to downtown San Francisco for a night of Kringle Kaos. Every December for the last 17 years, Santas have been visiting cities around the world, engaging in a bit of Santarchy as part of the annual […]

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“The Wonder Bread Years” at Victoria Theatre

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten “The Wonder Bread Years” opened December 7 at Victoria Theatre. This production is a comic salute to the “Baby Boomer” generation that walks the line between stand-up and theatre. If you grew up in the ‘60s or ‘70s (or raised kids in those decades), you’ll remember the joy of these […]

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DPO’s ‘Twas the Night: Holiday at Home

DPO’s ‘Twas the Night: Holiday at Home By Nicole Wroten I couldn’t think of a better way to kick off the 2010 holiday season than with Dayton Philharmonic’s ‘Twas the Night: Holiday at Home, part of the Kettering Health Network’s SuperPops Series. The tour will take us to our own Gem City for the holidays. […]

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Editor’s Pick – Lisa Lampanelli

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten Comedy’s lovable ‘Queen of Mean,’ Lisa Lampanelli will grace Dayton with her presence on Dec. 2 for a one-night-only performance at Victoria Theatre. According to her bio, Lampanelli is a cross between Don Rickles, Archie Bunker and a vial of estrogen. Well, she might be all that, but she can […]

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New ice skating rink opens downtown

New ice skating rink opens downtown By Nicole Wroten Ice skating has returned to downtown Dayton. RiverScape MetroPark is officially opening the new outdoor skating rink to the public on Friday, November 26, just in time for the holiday season. The new rink is located under the covered pavilion at the new Phase III area. […]

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The Sugar Witch

Editor’s Choice By Russell Florence, Jr. Nathan Sanders’ eerily potent Southern comic drama The Sugar Witch, a dark, surprisingly engrossing story of a cursed Florida family that fluidly delves into matters of legacy, loss, sexuality and racial injustice, receives a solid local premiere at the Dayton Theatre Guild, 430 Wayne Ave. Authentically directed by Doug […]

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Once On This Island

Editor’s Choice By Russell Florence, Jr. Sinclair Community College produces a terrifically cohesive, emotionally engaging production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s Caribbean-flavored, ensemble-driven musical Once On This Island. The heartwarming and heartbreaking Island, skillfully directed with a universal concept by David Brush and featuring Rodney Veal’s colorful choreography, is affectionately led by perky Aziza […]

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