Posts Tagged ‘ entertainment ’

DDN Archives Materials Requested for “Carol” Film

January 26, 2016

Wright State University President David Hopkins recently shared some interesting Wright State connections to the Academy Award-nominated film Carol (2015), starring Cate Blanchett. Among these connections are that the film’s production manager, Karri O’Reilly, is a 1994 WSU grad. Another 20 WSU grads and students also worked on the movie, which was...
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Soap Box Derby

July 9, 2015

Recently, my colleague here at Special Collections & Archives, Toni VandenBos, received an e-mail from CNN wanting any images we had of Dayton’s Soap Box Derby.  The images will be used in the Mike Rowe show, Somebody’s Got to Do It.  The upcoming show deals with the men and women trying...
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The Stones Roll Through Dayton!

April 22, 2015
The Stones Roll Through Dayton!

Just a few weeks ago, the Rolling Stones announced a North American Tour which will roll though Ohio with a stop in Columbus on May 30th.   Sell-out crowds are expected as they always are at Stones’ concerts, as the band usually puts on one of the highest grossing tours of a...
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