1. WYSO 91.3 FM Rebroadcast of Season One

    Starting October 16th, WYSO 91.3 FM will begin to rebroadcast stories from Season One of Reinvention Stories. Tune in every Wednesday at 6:30 & 8:30 PM to hear your favorite stories one more time…or those you might have missed. 

    Kicking off our Season One reboot is Shane Anderson, a band director who dreamed of owning a coffee shop. 

    Stick with us each week as we revisit another story, leading up to the unveiling of Season Two in January!

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    The Reinvention Team would like to congratulate WYSO for it’s successful fund drive, matching their goal with time to spare, all thanks to the contributions of listeners. WYSO plays a crucial role in Reinvention Stories…we wouldn’t be here without them!

     


  2. Reinvention Workshops - Belmont Neighborhood

    We are kicking off a series of interactive workshops on Reinvention Stories! Julia Reichert and Basim Blunt will walk you through our innovative web site, and show you how to add your own story and photos to our ever-growing map of Dayton.
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    "Reinvention Stories: Searching for Signs of Life in One Midwestern City"

    OCTOBER 21st
    We’ll be at the Belmont Neighborhood Association meeting.
    6:30pm at the Lohrey Recreation Center
    2366 Glenarm Avenue
    Dayton, OH 45420


    Want to organize a Workshop for YOUR neighborhood? Let us know!

    reinventionstories@gmail.com

     


  3. Reinvention Portraits at the Dayton Art Institute

    Exciting news for Reinvention Stories and WYSO Public Radio!
    The opening of the “Reinvention Portraits” Exhibit, photos and video, on June 30th at  The Dayton Art Institute. A day of fun for the whole family has been planned at The DAI
    The exhibit will contain pictures of individuals from Historic South Park, Belmont, Twin Towers, Oregon District Business Association, and Residence Park. Come out, visit, and enjoy a day of local portraits! The exhibit will be up all summer.

     

    Exciting news for Reinvtion Stories and WYSO Public Radio!
    The opening of the “Reinvention Portraits” Exhibit, photos and video, on June 30th at the Dayton Art Institute. A day of fun for the whole family has been planned at The DAI. 

    The exhibit will contain pictures of individuals from South Park, Belmont, Twin Towers, Oregon District Business Association, and Residence Park. Come out, visit, and enjoy a day of local portraits! The exhibit will be up all Summer.

     


  4. Check Out WYSO’s Evening With StoryCorps Founder Dave Isay

    http://www.wyso.org/post/evening-storycorps-founder-dave-isay

    If you love storytelling…Don’t miss this event, an evening with one of American’s most creative voices in audio craft.

     


  5. What’s New

    We launched Act 3 today!

    Act 3 unlocks an interactive map of Dayton that contains lots more including a place for you to upload your own story of reinvention. 

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    This past month, we were thrilled to learn the project won a MacArthur Foundation grant to continue Reinvention Stories this summer.

    Read more about it: http://webapp2.wright.edu/web1/dialogue/2013/03/reinvention-stories-wins-prestigious-macarthur-foundation-grant/

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    WYSO 91.3 is celebrating its 55th anniversary! Congratulations to our amazing local community radio station!
    Click the link below to follow a fascinating visual timeline of WYSO history as a station.  Add your own details.
    http://wyso.org/history-wyso

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    More people have been writing about Reinvention Stories. 

    Check out some of the articles below:
    http://www.daytoncitypaper.com/archives/2013/04/02/#?page=42
    http://mostmetro.com/the-featured-articles/reinventing-daytonians.html
    http://mostmetro.com/the-featured-articles/reinventing-the-telling-of-stories-a-new-interactive-website-about-dayton-wants-your-input.html

    Don’t forget to follow us on facebook and twitter!

     


  6. In the News

    Want to see what people are writing in response to the three questions on the “Speak Your Mind” page?

    Find out what are favorite events and places in Dayton, and where your fellow citizens see signs of life in our City.

    Follow the answers on Twitter @ReinventDayton

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    Reporters and bloggers have been scribbling away since Reinvention Stories launched!  Here is a sampling of the early coverage.

    Dayton Daily News 

    http://www.daytondailynews.com/photo/entertainment/movies/reinventing-dayton-on-the-web/ppWxK/

     PBS: POV Story

    http://www.pbs.org/pov/blog/povdocs/2013/02/two-filmmakers-reinvent-their-approach-for-reinvention-stories-a-web-documentary/

     

    Yellow Springs News Story

    http://ysnews.com/news/2013/03/wysos-reinvention-stories-dayton-resilience-on-air-and-web

    Dayton Most Metro Story

    http://mostmetro.com/the-featured-articles/dayton-reinvention-stories-using-radio-film-and-web-to-tell-stories-about-starting-over.html