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Current Sports | 7/22/16 | #747

6 minutes ago

Vacation Talk, Draymond Green Plea Bargain, Le'veon Bell Suspension, NBA All-Star Game Relocation, Emily Regan, The Olympics, Ezekiel Elliott, and Reflection Friday.

Current Sports | 7/25/16 | #748

7 minutes ago

RIP Mike Sadler, Big Ten Media Day, Darien Harris Tribute, Memories of Mike Sadler, Le'Veon Bell, and Weekend Winners.


Current Sports | 7/26/16 | #749

19 hours ago

Big Ten Media Day, Athletes and Activism, Michael Jordan, Jeff Grayer, Seth Kinker, Michigan Football, and Denzel Valentine.

WKAR at Michigan State University is excited to partner with the East Lansing Public Library to present Tim Busfields's 2nd Annual Performing Arts Warm Up. This event will be on September 10 & 11 in the WKAR Studios in the Communication Arts & Sciences Building on MSU Campus. This workshop is for youth interested in acting, singing, dancing, playwriting, screen writing, directing, stage managing, set making and general making of films.

MSU Today | July 24, 2016

Jul 24, 2016

Russ White talks with Hall of Fame bound MSU alumnus and Michigan Radio leader Steve Schram; Jennifer Orlando fills us in on the details of the 2016 MSU East Lansing One Book One Community program; and Russ Freed tells Kirk Heinze about the return of Spartan barley.


Kirk Heinze took Greening of the Great Lakes on the road to Ann Arbor to attend the Michigan Environmental Council’s 18th Annual Environmental Awards Ceremony, this year honoring the achievements of two, outstanding environmental leaders:  Flint’s Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha (Milliken Distinguished Service Award) and Pam Taylor (Petoskey Prize for Environmental Leadership).


By Kathleen Alexander

The MSU Museum’s Great Lakes Folk Festival will take over downtown East Lansing August 12th-14th with over 21 hours of programing featured on 5 music and dance stages with artists from all over the state. To share more about the weekend long celebration of heritage is Lora Helou, acting director of the MSU Museum, on Greening of the Great Lakes.


Current Sports | 7/21/16 | #746

Jul 21, 2016
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Detroit Tigers' Batting Struggles, The Olympics, Russian State-Sponsored Doping, K.C. Johnson, Chicago Bulls, Denzel Valentine, WNBA, and Throwback Thursday.


Current State #801 | July 21, 2016

Jul 21, 2016

Today on Current State: Efforts to rejuvenate Southwest Lansing; protecting a rare Michigan butterfly; Jonathan Oosting of the Detroit News from the GOP convention in Cleveland; the history of Michigan prison industries; and a Pop-Up Story from Roxanne Andrews on "Putting Down Roots."


After the broadcast episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat for this online exclusive.

Watch it at video.wkar.org

Off the Record 7/22/16 | Ep. 4604

Jul 21, 2016

Topic: Trump's Polling Numbers in Michigan.  Guest: Tom Shields, Political Consultant.

Watch it at video.wkar.org

Best of Jazz on BackStage Pass | Ep. 719

Jul 20, 2016

Fri. July 22 at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Highlights from the top performers at the Lansing Jazz Fest.

Best of Blues on BackStage Pass | Ep. 720

Jul 20, 2016

Fri. July 22 at 11:30 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Swinging, rocking, soulful blues from some of Michigan's most talented players. 

Current Sports | 7/20/16 | #745

Jul 20, 2016
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Keith Appling, Michigan State Basketball, Oakland Men's Basketball, Kahlil Felder, Greg Kampe, Nick Saban, and Alabama Football.


With the recent, explosive growth in craft breweries, Michigan has become a hub for brewers and beer enthusiasts around the country.  The Great Lakes State ranks among the top U.S. destinations for exploring craft beer, even adopting the nickname, “The Great Beer State.”


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