cs130927 http://wkar.org en Current State #168 | September 27, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-168-september-27-2013 <p></p><p>Today on<em> Current State</em>: Michigan Transportation Odyssey; the 40th anniversary of Pinochet&#39;s rise to power in Chile; musician Jon Brooks; comedian Tom Green; and film depictions of Detroit.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:23:35 +0000 Current State 42964 at http://wkar.org Transportation Odyssey celebrates, highlights gaps in regional infrastructure http://wkar.org/post/transportation-odyssey-celebrates-highlights-gaps-regional-infrastructure <p></p><p></p><p>The third annual <a href="http://trans4m.org/">Michigan Transportation Odyssey</a> is going on this week. Michigan Transportation stakeholders from around the state&nbsp; took on the challenge of traveling across Michigan using only passenger transportation. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:22:35 +0000 Current State 42970 at http://wkar.org Transportation Odyssey celebrates, highlights gaps in regional infrastructure U.S. played crucial role in Pinochet's coup, declassified documents reveal http://wkar.org/post/us-played-crucial-role-pinochets-coup-declassified-documents-reveal <p></p><p></p><p>This month marks the 40th anniversary of the coup in Chile which elevated General Augusto Pinochet to power. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:21:36 +0000 Current State 42969 at http://wkar.org U.S. played crucial role in Pinochet's coup, declassified documents reveal Musician Jon Brooks tests boundaries of 'folk' genre http://wkar.org/post/musician-jon-brooks-tests-boundaries-folk-genre <p></p><p></p><p>Canadian musician <a href="http://www.jonbrooks.ca/about/">Jon Brooks</a> will perform as part of the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/474687399256740/">Pump House concert series</a> in East Lansing on Saturday September 28th. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:20:20 +0000 Current State 42968 at http://wkar.org Musician Jon Brooks tests boundaries of 'folk' genre Comedian Tom Green grows up ... sort of http://wkar.org/post/comedian-tom-green-grows-sort <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Standup comedy and a Canadian cable access TV show landed <a href="http://tomgreen.com/">Tom Green</a> a show on MTV back in the 90&#39;s. His goofy demeanor and practical jokes made him a star. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:19:21 +0000 Current State 42967 at http://wkar.org Comedian Tom Green grows up ... sort of Film commentary: Detroit on the big screen http://wkar.org/post/film-commentary-detroit-big-screen <p>I&rsquo;m making a new film. It&rsquo;s about three men who return to their hometown after a long absence. That hometown is Detroit. It took me over two years to write. But the thing I struggled with most was how to present the city of Detroit itself.</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:18:23 +0000 Current State 42966 at http://wkar.org Film commentary: Detroit on the big screen