cs131114 http://wkar.org en Current State #202 | November 14, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-202-november-14-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: the "Pure Michigan Waste" campaign; a review of Dave Eggers' "The Circle"; an American Indian Tribe and the wolf hunt in Michigan; a one-woman play on bullying; and live Turkish music.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:54:08 +0000 Current State 45296 at http://wkar.org ‘Pure Michigan Waste’ campaign aims to streamline government work force http://wkar.org/post/pure-michigan-waste-campaign-aims-streamline-government-work-force <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Michigan government services are inefficient and expensive because important reforms are not taking place.</span></span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">That’s the conclusion of a new report from a coalition of state employee labor unions entitled “<a href="http://www.workingformichigan.org/2013/10/pure-michigan-waste/">Pure Michigan Waste</a>.” </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:50:36 +0000 Current State 45287 at http://wkar.org ‘Pure Michigan Waste’ campaign aims to streamline government work force Book Review: Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ http://wkar.org/post/book-review-dave-eggers-circle <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; margin-bottom: 0in;"><font face="Times New Roman, serif">Who owns a story?</font></p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; margin-bottom: 0in;"><font face="Times New Roman, serif">It’s a more complicated answer than you might imagine, especially in the freedom of today’s internet age where everything seems to be becoming more and more connected. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:23:25 +0000 Scott D. Southard 45288 at http://wkar.org Book Review: Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ On hunt’s eve Saginaw Chippewa’s to hold vigil for wolf http://wkar.org/post/hunt-s-eve-saginaw-chippewa-s-hold-vigil-wolf <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.95;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-410b159a-573d-8432-6df1-28c9b02e208b"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Tomorrow marks the opening day of Michigan’s first wolf hunt in nearly 40 years. The state has issued 1,200 hunting licenses to kill 43 wolves, all in the Upper Peninsula.</span></span></p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:14:12 +0000 Current State 45290 at http://wkar.org On hunt’s eve Saginaw Chippewa’s to hold vigil for wolf One-woman play tackles bullying http://wkar.org/post/one-woman-play-tackles-bullying <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-410b159a-5739-7080-5706-094e27470027"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Friday night at the <a href="http://www.whartoncenter.com/">Wharton Center</a>, a one-woman show examines aspects of bullying and teenage relationships. “<a href="http://www.whartoncenter.com/events/detail/the-shape-of-a-girl">The Shape of a Girl</a>” is a play by Joan MacLeod. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:03:57 +0000 Current State 45289 at http://wkar.org One-woman play tackles bullying ‘Micronotes’, ancient instruments featured in Turkish classical music http://wkar.org/post/micronotes-ancient-instruments-featured-turkish-classical-music <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">A group of musicians from Turkey will be at </span><a href="http://www.kelloggcenter.com/" style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Kellogg Center</a><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;"> tonight.</span><span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> The name of the concert is “<a href="http://tasmich.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=313:concert-colors-of-turkish-music&amp;catid=50:concerts-1">Heritage of 1000 Years</a>.” Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:57:14 +0000 Current State 45291 at http://wkar.org ‘Micronotes’, ancient instruments featured in Turkish classical music