cs130328 http://wkar.org en Current State #54 | March 28, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-54-march-28-2013 <p></p><p>Today on&nbsp;<em>Current State:</em>&nbsp;mother-daughter duo discuss their political involvement; winning Detroit Tigers' influence in 1968; Stations of the Cross reenactment in Lansing; and flutist Sir James Galway.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:05:17 +0000 Current State 33430 at http://wkar.org Barb and Dianne Byrum: Mid-Michigan’s mother-daughter political duo http://wkar.org/post/barb-and-dianne-byrum-mid-michigan-s-mother-daughter-political-duo <p></p><p></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:01:43 +0000 Current State 33429 at http://wkar.org Barb and Dianne Byrum: Mid-Michigan’s mother-daughter political duo How Tigers helped Michigan bear 1968 summer http://wkar.org/post/how-tigers-helped-michigan-bear-1968-summer <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>With riots, the Vietnam War, and the King and Kennedy assassinations, 1968 was a tumultuous year for the United States. In Michigan, the success of the World Series champion, the Detroit Tigers, helped people get through that difficult time.</p><p><a href="http://www.timwendel.com/">Tim Wendel,</a> author of&nbsp;"Summer of &nbsp;'68: The Season that Changed Baseball and America, Forever,"&nbsp;chronicles the relationship between the events of that time and the baseball heroes of that year.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:18:23 +0000 Current State 33425 at http://wkar.org How Tigers helped Michigan bear 1968 summer Lansing celebrates Good Friday with Stations of the Cross reenactment http://wkar.org/post/lansing-celebrates-good-friday-stations-cross-reenactment <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Cambria, serif; line-height: 17.5pt;">Tomorrow is Good Friday, the date two-thousand years ago on which Jesus of Nazareth was sentenced to death and crucified. &nbsp;For more than 30 years, volunteers in Lansing have memorialized the events of that day with a live reenactment of the Passion.</span></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:17.5pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;"><o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:13:00 +0000 Current State 33424 at http://wkar.org Lansing celebrates Good Friday with Stations of the Cross reenactment World-famous flutist Sir James Galway http://wkar.org/post/world-famous-flutist-sir-james-galway <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>World-renown flutist<a href="http://www.jamesgalway.com/"> James Galway</a> comes to Michigan State's <a href="http://www.whartoncenter.com/boxoffice/performance.aspx?pid=1250">Wharton Center</a> Thursday, March 28. &nbsp;The legendary musician will bring his unique blend of classical, Irish and jazz-influenced repertoire to mid-Michigan fans. &nbsp;WKAR’s Peter Whorf previews the concert and talks with Sir James about his musical and personal interests. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:55:38 +0000 Current State 33422 at http://wkar.org World-famous flutist Sir James Galway