travel http://wkar.org en 'Oddball Michigan': Tridges, concrete kitsch, and trees from space http://wkar.org/post/oddball-michigan-tridges-concrete-kitsch-and-trees-space <p></p><p>"<a href="http://www.chicagoreviewpress.com/oddball-michigan-products-9781613748930.php?page_id=21" target="_blank">Oddball Michigan: A Guide to 450 Really Strange Places</a>" is a recently published book which seeks to catalog all of the oddball tourist destinations throughout our state, and there are plenty of them. Fri, 23 May 2014 17:19:05 +0000 Joe Linstroth & Mark Bashore 54150 at http://wkar.org 'Oddball Michigan': Tridges, concrete kitsch, and trees from space Michigan artist stresses imagery as catalyst for communication http://wkar.org/post/michigan-artist-stresses-imagery-catalyst-communication <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://msuglobal.com/">MSU Global</a> is featuring the photography of Ana Luisa Cardona, a Michigan-based artist. Part of the <a href="http://msuglobal.com/2014/03/msu-global-hosting-visual-dialogues-art-exhibition-set-pieces-from-cyrano-de-bergerac-play/">exhibit </a>features an exploration in visual communication between her and the late Bay Area artist and photographer, <a href="http://www.library.ucsb.edu/special-collections/cema/daniel-del-solar">Daniel del Solar</a>. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:43:59 +0000 Joe Linstroth 50475 at http://wkar.org Michigan artist stresses imagery as catalyst for communication Exploring the magic of the Great Lakes through personal stories http://wkar.org/post/exploring-magic-great-lakes-through-personal-stories <p><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:#373737;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Most people who live in the Mitten State have fond memories of time spent at one of the Great Lakes. Those memories are what fuel <a href="http://www.thegreatlakesbookproject.com/">The Great Lakes Book Project</a>. The book captures over 20 personal stories about life along the shoreline, exploring&nbsp;the</span><span style="color: rgb(55, 55, 55); font-family: Georgia; font-size: 16.363636016845703px; line-height: 29.09090805053711px;">&nbsp;powerful bond people across the region and the world have with the Great Lakes.&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State's</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Emanuele<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Berry speaks with </span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(55, 55, 55); vertical-align: baseline;">the books publisher and editor <a href="http://www.walterblakeknoblock.com/">Walter Blake Knoblock</a>.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:39:17 +0000 Emanuele Berry 50158 at http://wkar.org Exploring the magic of the Great Lakes through personal stories