past events http://wkar.org en Jan 19 | SHERLOCK Season 3 Premiere at Studio C! http://wkar.org/post/jan-19-sherlock-season-3-premiere-studio-c <p>FREE – Sunday, Jan 19, at 4 p.m. | See it on the big screen at Studio C! 6 hours before the national broadcast premiere | <strong>RESERVE SEATS ARE FILLED</strong> | <strong>STANDBY TICKET SIGN-UP CLOSED</strong></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 03:49:15 +0000 Bill Richards 47835 at http://wkar.org Jan 19 | SHERLOCK Season 3 Premiere at Studio C! Community Cinema Guests Engage in 'Love Free or Die' Conversation http://wkar.org/post/community-cinema-guests-engage-love-free-or-die-conversation <p>A nearly full house packed WKAR's auditorium for a <strong>Community Cinema </strong>preview of <strong>Love Free or Die, </strong>airing Monday, June 3, at 10 p.m. on WKAR. The event was the last this spring for the popular screening/discussion series at WKAR.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 19:34:10 +0000 Jeanie Croope 36656 at http://wkar.org Community Cinema Guests Engage in 'Love Free or Die' Conversation Guests Enjoy Look at Women's Contributions in 'Makers' Screening http://wkar.org/post/guests-enjoy-look-womens-contributions-makers-screening <p>An enthusiastic group bundled up on a cold winter's evening to enjoy an Evening at WKAR featuring a screening of the upcoming WKAR documentary <strong>Makers: Women Who Make America</strong>, with a follow-up discussion with Two Men and a Truck International founder, Mary Ellen Sheets.</p><p><strong>The Documentary </strong></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:21:56 +0000 Jeanie Croope 31610 at http://wkar.org Guests Enjoy Look at Women's Contributions in 'Makers' Screening 'Powerbroker' Inspires Audience http://wkar.org/post/powerbroker-inspires-audience <p>On February 13, WKAR welcomed guests to a Community Cinema screening and discussion based around the <strong>Independent Lens </strong>film <strong>Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights. </strong>The film provides an inside look on the voices behind the scenes of the civil rights movement.</p><p><strong>Powerbroker </strong>will air on WKAR-TV on Monday, February 18, at 10 p.m. as part of the <strong>Independent Lens </strong>series.</p><p><strong>A Dialog</strong></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:20:18 +0000 Amber Taylor 31227 at http://wkar.org 'Powerbroker' Inspires Audience Soul Food Junkies Fascinates Guests http://wkar.org/post/soul-food-junkies-fascinates-guests <p>An enthusiastic group of 70 guests gathered at WKAR on January 10 to see a preview from the <strong>Independent Lens </strong>documentary "Soul Food Junkies" and learn more about the cultural legacy and health-related issues connected to this culinary tradition.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:28:43 +0000 Jeanie Croope 29468 at http://wkar.org Soul Food Junkies Fascinates Guests A Powerful Thing - Community Cinema: Solar Mamas http://wkar.org/post/powerful-thing-community-cinema-solar-mamas <p>WKAR's latest Community Cinema screening event featured an on-screen visit to Barefoot College in India, and in-person discussion with mid-Michigan women who are working to make a difference around the world. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 21:39:46 +0000 Bill Richards 26451 at http://wkar.org A Powerful Thing - Community Cinema: Solar Mamas Fun for All at the Teddy Bear Picnic! http://wkar.org/post/fun-all-teddy-bear-picnic <p>WKAR was pleased to join in the fun at the Teddy Bear Hospital and Picnic, sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development on October 6.</p><p>Children came carrying their teddy bears and other stuffies to be stitched up by medical students. The idea behind the annual event is to make going to the doctor a little less scary for youngsters.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:50:21 +0000 Jeanie Croope 25104 at http://wkar.org Fun for All at the Teddy Bear Picnic! Meet Jody and Peter for Classics and Coffee http://wkar.org/post/meet-jody-and-peter-classics-and-coffee <p>90.5 Classical music host Jody Knol and new WKAR Radio station manager Peter Whorf will be talking the classics over coffee at Schuler Books &amp; Music, at the store's <strong>Okemos</strong> location.</p><p>In addition to discussing the mid-Michigan classical music scene, Jody and Peter want to hear listener hopes for classical music on 90.5 and WKAR.org and get feedback on some of the station's classical music initiatives over the coming months.</p><p><strong>Classics and Coffee</strong></p><ul><li>Monday, October 1, 9-11 a.m.</li><li>Wednesday, October 3, 2-4 p.m.</li></ul><p></p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 18:34:16 +0000 Jeanie Croope 24525 at http://wkar.org Meet Jody and Peter for Classics and Coffee "Call the Midwife" Preview Enchants Guests http://wkar.org/post/call-midwife-preview-enchants-guests <p>Our Evening at WKAR presentation of <strong>Call the Midwife </strong>attracted more than 75 guests who laughed and yet were touched by the moving first episode of the new PBS series. <strong>Call the Midwife </strong>premieres Sunday, September 30, on WKAR.</p><p>When WKAR station manager Susi Elkins asked "What do you think?" after the screening, there was plenty of audible approval and conversations with guests after only reinforced that fact.</p><p><strong>High Praise from Guests</strong></p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 15:01:04 +0000 Jeanie Croope 24276 at http://wkar.org "Call the Midwife" Preview Enchants Guests Community Cinema: Half the Sky http://wkar.org/post/community-cinema-half-sky <p>FREE – Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m. | WKAR launches Community Cinema for mid-Michigan with a preview screening of "Half the Sky" and community discussion moderated by Judy Karandjeff.</p><p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 00:21:15 +0000 24181 at http://wkar.org Community Cinema: Half the Sky We're dancing at the Folk Fest! http://wkar.org/post/were-dancing-folk-fest <p>Come on out to the <a href="http://greatlakesfolkfest.net">Great Lakes Folk Festival </a>on August 10-12.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:06:47 +0000 Jeanie Croope 21575 at http://wkar.org We're dancing at the Folk Fest!