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Dayton's Big Room Dance Club Era Celebrated With Annual Asylum Reunion

The Asylum dance club in downtown Dayton
courtesy of Matt Freeman
The Asylum was open until 2005 in downtown Dayton.

Open from the mid-1990's until 2005, The Asylum was one of Dayton's biggest dance clubs and home to a community of regulars.  Today, those regulars and many newcomers celerbate the spirit and community surrounding the Asylum at an annual reunion dance party.  DJ and organizer Matt Freeman joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the WYSO studios for a preview of the event.

The Asylum Reunion is Friday, November 29 at 9PM at Therapy Cafe in downtown Dayton.  There will be a preparty at the Barrel House beginning at 7PM. For more information, visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/520706275382418/

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Juliet Fromholt has been listening to WYSO Public Radio for as long as she can remember. She began volunteering at the station while also serving as Program Director and General Manager at WWSU, the student station at her alma mater, Wright State University.