Science is Brewing at OH WOW! this Month!
Where can you learn about the process of brewing great beer, while sampling in search of your favorites -- all for a good cause? At the Science of Brewing, a fundraiser for OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science and Technology in downtown Youngstown. The event is scheduled for Thursday, July 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Center at 11 West Federal Street.
WYSU is Taking You to Alaska!
The next WYSU station-sponsored Go Ahead Tour takes you to ALASKA for a cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Celebrity Solstice! Our departure date is July 15, 2015.
Public Radio International to Provide Programming for WYSU
For WYSU’s night owls, a slight change happened on July 1, 2014, when the station switched to Classical 24 from Public Radio International overnight. Listeners now benefit from eleven hosts who carefully craft each broadcast. Lively, engaging, and knowledgeable, they illuminate the music they present with well-researched insightful information, taking care that every program is accessible and stimulating for novices and aficionados alike.
StoryCorps Records Valley Voices at YSU
"Voices of the Vallley" -- a StoryCorps project recording 30 conversations between 60 local people -- is happening now at the McDonough Museum of Art.
Doing Good Lines Up Guests on WYSU
WYSU 88.5 FM began the new year with the launch of a new local interview segment. Doing Good is produced weekly by WYSU and hosted by former television journalist Gina Marinelli. The purpose of the three-minute segment is to raise social consciousness about concerns in the Mahoning Valley community and to highlight the good work, ideas and efforts by organizations and individuals addressing those concerns.
WYSU's New Development Director Finds a way to Have it All!
For a big city girl who followed her Columbiana County-born husband to the area just under two years ago, Lisa Long has made quick work of fitting in and falling in love with the Mahoning Valley. As WYSU’s new Development Officer (replacing Ed Goist who moved to YSU Advancement in January) she will oversee underwriting for 88.5 FM. But her connection with public broadcasting began long ago.
The Blossom Music Festival is underway for the 41st year!
Highlights of the Blossom Music Festival season include a concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma as soloist in the Elgar Cello Concerto, a performance of Orff’s Carmina Burana, “A Beatles Tribute: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Their U.S.