Spotlight on Lorain

Our 2017 Spotlight on Lorain has come to an end, but the interviews live on. If you missed any of this weeks shows or would just like to listen back to one of the weeks interviews, visit our Spotlight on Lorain archive page by clicking here.

We would like to thank everyone at Lakeview Park and German’s Villa for letting broadcast from their venues over the week. We would also like to thank all of our guest who gave us a glimpse into the city of Lorain, its schools and the  International Festival.

Next month we take our Spotlight Series to Amherst. We will broadcast live July 17 – July 19 at Arabica Bistro on Park Avenue on the WEOL Morning Show.

 

 


Wilson Pickett: In the Midnight Hour

Wilson Pickett has been the embodiment of soul music for many music fans. In the book, In the Midnight Hour: The Life and Soul of Wilson Pickett, Author Tony Fletcher chronicles Pickett’s life from his gospel-infused upbringing in small town Alabama to his long lasting tenure at Atlantic Records in NYC.

On the WEOL Morning Show we spoke with Tony Fletcher who gave us a preview of his book and told us about the stories he heard while researching Wilson Pickett for his latest work. Hear this fascinating interview by clicking on the image of the book.


Elyria Softball: DI State Champions

Congratulations to the Elyria High Softball team on winning the DI Softball State Championship.

If you missed the walk-off victory on Saturday,that will go down as one of the best games ever aired on WEOL, you can hear the game on demand now right here on WEOL.com by clicking on the image.


Carmen Ambar Announced as Oberlin College President

On Tuesday morning, Oberlin College announced that Carmen Ambar as the schools new President.

She becomes the 15th president of Oberlin College and the first African American leader in the school’s 184 year history.

Ambar makes her way to Oberlin from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania where she was President of the school for nine years. She replaces Marvin Krislov who announced in February he would be leaving the school for Pace University in New York before the start of the next school year.

Ambar will officially take over the position full time in September.

Listen to what Ambar had to say during her introduction by clicking here or on her image. For more information on Oberlin’s new president visit the Colleges website by clicking here.




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