Come One, Come All- Enjoy the WSU Madrigal Dinner


As the trumpeter leads you into the Great Hall to await the royal party, you will be transported back to the 16th century, where you will be surrounded by a wave of talented performers—musicians, singers, dancers, the puppet master, and the jester. The bountiful feast will please both your stomach and your heart. Whether it’s your first visit or your 33rd, the Madrigal Dinner will fill you with the joy of the holiday season!

Dayton Children’s Hospital Call For Artists


By providing positive distractions to children of all ages, art will play an important role in supporting the healing process while enhancing the patient and family experiences throughout the hospital and its south campus facility. The desire is for the art to inspire hope and possibilities through whimsically sophisticated elements of discovery that complement the “Things that Fly” theme that pays tribute the Dayton’s claim to fame as the birthplace of flight.

Centerville Residents Wanted To Serve on Arts Commission!


Centerville Residents Needed To Serve on Arts Commission!

Black Box Owner Expanding Improv Into The Business World

Justin Howard

Since July 2012, the Black Box Improv Theater in downtown Dayton has been providing audiences the most unique form of entertainment each Thursday-Saturday night.  As for the improvisers themselves, performing at the prestigious Del Close Marathon in New York City at the famed Upright Citizens Brigade Theater  has allowed them to take their honorable place within the improv community nationally.  The success of the theater is due to the incredible dedication from owner Justin Howard. With a resume that includes studying at the iO theater in Chicago and the Upright Citizens Brigade in New … [Read more...]

Calendar Project Highights A Dozen Local Artists


"Geometric, organic, subtle or loud—patterns intersect with regulation and decoration in our lives. In 2016, let this calendar inspire you like it inspired us: to observe the small, the mundane, the good, and the bad. With newfound courage, chuck the old habits that no longer serve you, and create the space for new patterns to take form."



Hello Everyone, Cate Blanchett & Robert Redford! Need I say more? If you're like me, you're already invested! Tomorrow (Oct. 30) we open TRUTH - the new film starring these two incredible actors! (In the coming weeks, I'll hopefully have more details for you about CAROL - the film with Blanchett I've been anticipating for more than a year.) If you still need to see EXPERIMENTER or COMING HOME, you'll need to hurry. Today is the last day for both of these films at THE NEON. If you need showtimes for today, please visit our website - Showtimes for the upcoming … [Read more...]

Night of the Creeps 2 Art Exhibit & Dance Party


This art exhibit is PACKED with Dayton's most talented artists / photographers & sculptors representing all things Horror & Halloween! All paid entries will receive a ballot to vote on their favorite piece, the most votes will win a CASH PRIZE!!!

FilmDayton Awards $1000 To “Pitch It” winner.

Jaremey GingrichPitchItWinner

A film pitch is a basically a sales pitch for a film, tv show or other creative project. Depending on whom you are pitching to and what the purpose of the film pitch is, your pitch may be longer or shorter. A film pitch can range from a one sentence description of your project to a longer telling that should include the main elements of the story, the basic premise, plot points, the main characters, time period, setting and locations. Last night the 7th Annual Eichelberger FilmFestival kicked off at the Dayton Convention Center with our annual Pitch It! The stories ranged from a … [Read more...]

Spirits – The Boonshoft Museum’s New Halloween Party **Ticket Giveaway**


Spirits gives guests full access to the Museum’s popular exhibitions, in addition to aged-up activities that introduce the science behind some of pop-culture’s spooky favorites. You can count on experiencing a grown-up twist on things you loved as a kid, from an Alien Autopsy and explosive experiments to buzzy beer floats! Be sure to get a Coney Island Root Beer severed up with a dollop of vanilla ice cream at Spirits.

Big Lens Fest Festival Debuts New Cinema


“The films this year offer a range of work that represent a diverse group of people and influences. Some of the highest quality films I’ve seen from the department yet are coming out of this group of films,” Academy Award nominated filmmaker and Wright State professor, Steve Bognar, said of the film line-up.