cs130926 http://wkar.org en Current State #167 | September 26, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-167-september-26-2013 <p></p><p>Today on<em> Current State</em>: Cristo Rey Community Center&#39;s new Executive Director; <em>Public Poetry Announcement</em>; MSU Symphony opens new season;<em> Voices of Experience</em> series with &#39;Eternal General&#39; Frank Kelley; and Banned Books Week.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:25:06 +0000 Current State 42911 at http://wkar.org Cristo Rey's new exec looks to do more with less http://wkar.org/post/cristo-reys-new-exec-looks-do-more-less <p></p><p></p><p>For 45 years, Lansing&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.cristo-rey.com/">Cristo Rey Community Center</a> has offered health, legal and other services, with an emphasis on Lansing&rsquo;s Hispanic community. &nbsp;<br /><br />Last week, Cristo Rey welcomed a new Executive Director, whose job will be to do more with less. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:23:37 +0000 Current State 42905 at http://wkar.org Cristo Rey's new exec looks to do more with less Public Poetry Announcement: Anne Sexton http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-anne-sexton <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Anne Sexton&#39;s &quot;<a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/171274">With Mercy for the Greedy</a>&quot; is today&#39;s&nbsp;<em>Public Poetry Announcement</em>.</p><p><em>Current State&#39;s Public Poetry Announcements are read by regular contributor Stephanie Glazier.</em></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:22:08 +0000 Current State 42909 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Anne Sexton MSU Symphony opens season with challenging works http://wkar.org/post/msu-symphony-opens-season-challenging-works <p>The first <span id="docs-internal-guid-3a6a829f-5ad2-2ace-5a6b-1961f2044116" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"><a href="http://orch.music.msu.edu/symphony-orchestra/index.html">MSU Symphony Orchestra</a></span> concert of the season is <a href="http://music.msu.edu/event-listing/friday-9-27-800pm-symphony-orchestra">Friday</a> night at <a href="http://www.whartoncenter.com/">Wharton Center</a>. Featured works include Lutoslawski&rsquo;s Concerto for Orchestra and a clarinet concerto by John Corigliano. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:21:00 +0000 Current State 42906 at http://wkar.org MSU Symphony opens season with challenging works Voices of Experience: 'Eternal General', Frank Kelley Part I http://wkar.org/post/voices-experience-eternal-general-frank-kelley-part-i <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-00ba0a69-5ad9-7aa0-e17c-8e73d9e92d1a" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Getting better acquainted with extraordinary people is the focus of Current State&rsquo;s new series, <em>Voices of Experience</em>. Arguably, no one shares <a href="http://www.law.msu.edu/kelleyethics/kelleybio.html">Frank J. Kelley&rsquo;s </a>perspective on Michigan.</span> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:19:29 +0000 Current State 42907 at http://wkar.org Voices of Experience: 'Eternal General', Frank Kelley Part I Book Review: Banned Books Week http://wkar.org/post/book-review-banned-books-week <p></p><p></p><p>This is Banned Book Week, where once again we stop to think about our first amendment rights and think about the books that are kicked out of our libraries and schools. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:17:56 +0000 Scott D. Southard 42910 at http://wkar.org Book Review: Banned Books Week