Antioch University announced Thursday that Chancellor Toni Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012. Murdock has led the University for 6 years, and during that time, the University has undergone several major transitions, including its separation from Antioch College. She also has overseen structural changes in the governance of the University, including the establishment of a board of trustees for each of its 5 campuses in four states.
In a statement released today, Murdock says she is proud of accomplishments during her tenure.
Signs of Life is a Pink Floyd tribute band hailing from Cincinnati. Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke Jon Stankorb (guitarist, vocalist and bandleader) about their dynamic live show that includes music, video and lighting effects to harness the essence of Pink Floyd.
Signs of Life will perform on Saturday, November 5th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.
The Esther Caulfield Orchestra and Andy Gabbard Homemade share a common lineup and a common love for great rock and roll, but stylistically the two projects are different. The Orchestra embraces a more British psychedelic sound, while Homemade trends toward more of Americana feel. Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with M. Ross Perkins, Andy Gabbard and Sven Kahns about the similarities and differences between the two acts, and the trio shared live and recorded tracks from both projects.
Twentieth-century Russian music is often thought of as dark and brooding, a reflection of life under the thumb of a brutal state. When it was funny, it usually had a kind of gallows humor.
Yet many of the same composers whose concert works often reflected a dark reality also wrote cartoon music for kids. Thursday night, the Brooklyn Philharmonic is playing some of these cartoon scores in Brighton Beach — the heart of the Russian-American community in New York City. For some of its creators, cartoon music offered a certain kind of escape.
Starving in the Belly of the Whale is preparing to release their third album, The Journey Less Traveled. Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt sat down with the band's Ricky Terrell to discuss the recording process for the new album and how it differed from previous releases.
Starving in the Belly of the Whale will celebrate the album's release on Saturday, November 5 at Blind Bob's in Dayton with Me & Mountains, Wake the Coast, Bernoulli and Charlie Jackson.
To us it sounded like the premise of a particularly cruel reality TV show: Six men are picked to live in a windowless, cramped mock spaceship for 18 months to see how humans would react to conditions similar to what one would expect on a mission to Mars.
Tomorrow, after 520 days of isolation, the hatch will finally be open and the volunteers will return to normal life. With a cost of $15 million, the project, dubbed Mars500, is a serious experiment commissioned by the European Space Agency.
Beginning Nov. 10, citizens and permanent residents in Cuba will be able to buy and sell residential property on the island. The move is one of the more major acts of reforms instituted by President Raúl Castro.
Most dogs are joyful creatures. Do you believe that dogs enhance our lives? Julie Klam thinks so. The deep bond she forged with a Boston terrier named Otto was a transformative experience for the author.
Like a lot of successful American Idol contestants, Kelly Clarkson made her reputation as a belter — as someone who could project to the rafters and rouse a crowd — which doesn't necessarily translate into good pop singing. Ever since Bing Crosby started using the microphone as an instrument for achieving intimacy and nuance, the idea of delivering popular song as operatic aria is a flawed strategy. But everybody loves an anthem, right?