cs130301 http://wkar.org en Current State #35 | March 1, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-35-march-1-2013 <p>On today's <em>Current State: </em>Detroit's financial future, a local practitioner of the ancient Japanese art form called mokuhanga, sports with the <em>Detroit Free Press' </em>Joe Rexrode, the MSU football program's&nbsp; legacy of racial integration, Friday fish fries and a preview of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra's next performance.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:27:43 +0000 Current State 32027 at http://wkar.org Governor Snyder set to lay out plan for Detroit http://wkar.org/post/governor-snyder-set-lay-out-plan-detroit <p>Last week a state appointed financial review team concluded that the city of Detroit is in a financial emergency. Since then, Governor Snyder has been considering whether he should appoint an emergency financial manager to fix the city. He is expected to announce his decision today. <a href="http://www.aec.msu.edu/faculty/scorsone.htm">Eric Scorsone</a>, an MSU economist who specializes in municipal finance, discusses the future of Detroit’s finances.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:19:47 +0000 Current State 32022 at http://wkar.org Ancient Japanese art form on display in Lansing http://wkar.org/post/ancient-japanese-art-form-display-lansing <p></p><p>A new gallery in Old Town Lansing is bringing Japanese art to Lansing. The <a href="http://www.lindajbeeman.com/LindaJBeeman.com/Home.html">Linda J. Beeman</a> studio is filled with mokuhanga or woodblock prints. Mokuhanga is unique, as only a small group of artists make woodblock prints outside of Japan. <em>Current State’s</em> Emanuele Berry takes a look.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:15:12 +0000 Current State 32021 at http://wkar.org Ancient Japanese art form on display in Lansing Sports check-in with Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press http://wkar.org/post/sports-check-joe-rexrode-detroit-free-press-3 <p><em>Detroit Free Press</em>&nbsp;sportswriter&nbsp;<a href="http://www.freep.com/article/99999999/sports07/120821057&amp;template=theme&amp;theme=hey_joe">Joe Rexrode</a>&nbsp;joins us every Monday and Friday to discuss what's happening in the sports world -- from Michigan State to local prep athletics to the pro leagues. Today, he looks ahead to the MSU vs. U of M game on Sunday.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:08:15 +0000 Current State 32020 at http://wkar.org MSU football paved the way for racial integration in college athletics http://wkar.org/post/msu-football-paved-way-racial-integration-college-athletics <p></p><p>The 1966 match up between Notre Dame and Michigan State University was billed as “ The Game of the Century.” The two undefeated teams, ranked 1 and 2 respectively, clashed at Spartan Stadium. While many remember the game for its controversial 10-10 tie, it’s also remembered for its social and political relevance. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:05:06 +0000 Current State 32019 at http://wkar.org MSU football paved the way for racial integration in college athletics Lansing Symphony Orchestra performs this weekend http://wkar.org/post/lansing-symphony-orchestra-performs-weekend <p></p><p>The Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s MasterWorks 5 concert is Saturday night at Wharton Center. Music of Barber and Dvorak is on the program, as well as a piece called “Ancestral Waters” by <a href="http://www.music.fsu.edu/Faculty-and-Staff/Faculty/Brian-Gaber">Brian Gaber</a>.</p><p>WKAR’s Melissa Benmark talked to Gaber about his composition, and checked in with LSO conductor <a href="http://www.lansingsymphony.org/Musicians/TheMusicDirector/tabid/105/Default.aspx">Timothy Muffitt</a> to hear about the rest of the concert.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 22:47:52 +0000 Current State 32017 at http://wkar.org Lansing Symphony Orchestra performs this weekend