CS131028 http://wkar.org en Current State #189 | October 28, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-189-october-28-2013 <p>Today on Current State: Governor Rick Snyder testifies at Detroit's bankruptcy eligibility trial; MSU's Fairchild Theater's new acoustic system; futurist Daniel Burrus and a mid-Michigan man's connection to the 1938 radio classic "The War of the Worlds."</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:53:43 +0000 Current State 44442 at http://wkar.org Detroit bankruptcy trial reveals new details, Snyder set to testify http://wkar.org/post/detroit-bankruptcy-trial-reveals-new-details-snyder-set-testify <p></p><p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-3189f6cd-008e-0852-61ce-a94f72e5469b" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">D<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent;">etroit’s ‘bankruptcy eligibility’ trial enters its fourth day today, with Governor Rick Snyder scheduled to testify. </span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:53:19 +0000 Current State 44441 at http://wkar.org Detroit bankruptcy trial reveals new details, Snyder set to testify Re-engineered Fairchild Theater debuts new acoustics http://wkar.org/post/re-engineered-fairchild-theater-debuts-new-acoustics <p></p><p>Michigan State University's Fairchild Theater recently underwent a major renovation and re-opens next Monday night.&nbsp; Current State's Peter Whorf speaks with MSU College of Music staff and students about the transformation.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:53:02 +0000 Current State 44440 at http://wkar.org Re-engineered Fairchild Theater debuts new acoustics Futurist Daniel Burrus: 'Skip your biggest problem' http://wkar.org/post/futurist-daniel-burrus-skip-your-biggest-problem <p>Thirty years ago, Daniel Burrus iced his reputation as a futurist and trend watcher when he accurately forecast a surprising array of largely unheard-of technology.</p><p>Daniel Burrus is also an app-creator and author of six books, including the best-seller <a href="http://www.burrus.com/flash_foresight/flash-foresight-by-daniel-burrus/">Flash Foresight</a> and Technotrends.&nbsp; He's a keynote speaker at this Thursday's "CEO Summit" in Detroit.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:52:36 +0000 Current State 44439 at http://wkar.org Futurist Daniel Burrus: 'Skip your biggest problem' Local researcher adds to legend of Welles' 'War of the Worlds' broadcast http://wkar.org/post/local-researcher-adds-legend-welles-war-worlds-broadcast <p>Seventy-five years ago, radios across America crackled to the sound of an ominous revelation.</p><p>Actor and director Orson Welles led the nation through a chilling tale of a Martian invasion of Earth.</p><p>The radio broadcast was, of course, just a story. &nbsp;But “The War of the Worlds” on October 30, 1938 set off a wave of panic and became an American cultural touchstone.&nbsp; Now, there’s a new connection to the old legend.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:52:16 +0000 Current State 44435 at http://wkar.org Local researcher adds to legend of Welles' 'War of the Worlds' broadcast