Dayton, OH has a deep musical tradition that includes R&B/Funk bands like Slave, Zapp and The Ohio Players. They also lay claim to a rich and storied history that includes notable acts such as Guided by Voices, Brainiac and The Breeders, featuring the Deal sisters Kim & Kelly. But now singer-songwriter sisters Adelee & Gentry Gates have added to the Gem City’s music legacy with the album Nice to Meet You….
Brian O’Donnell talks with Ron Kaplan from the National Aviation Hall of Fame about the recently announced class of famed aviators and astronauts and the October 4 induction ceremony. The Hall of Fame is located at the National Museum of the Air Force just up the road in Dayton, Ohio.
Dayton-based Standard Register is purchasing another Dayton company, WorkflowOne, in a deal worth $218 million.
Standard Register says it expects to achieve $1 billion in annual revenue and $40 million in annual savings thanks to the deal. A release says WorkFlowOne will initially operate as a subsidiary with its CEO staying on in an advisory role.
The combined company has 4000 employees, including more than 900 in Dayton.
One of Dayton's biggest arts organizations is canceling its upcoming season. Cityfolk says several years of financial challenges led to the decision to forgo the 2013-2014 season and the 2014 festival.
The organization says low attendance at this year's festival, and declining ticket sales and sponsorships were also factors. Cityfolk is pulling out of a partnership deal with the Dayton Art Institute as well.