Several local releases are featured on this week's What's New. Keith Jarrett and Michelle Markowski play a Bach
violin and keyboard sonata from their new release of the complete duos and Alan Fiterstein again joins the San Francisco Symphony with a Weber Concerto. Locally, The LSO is featured with violinist Ilya Kaler, MSU pianist Derek Polischuk performs and Ann Arbor's Dominican Sisters sing from their latest release...
Bach/Violin and Keyboard Sonata in E/Makarski, Jarrett/ECM
WKAR followed up its Dia de Los Muertos conversation with All Saints rector Kit Carlson with a trip to her East Lansing parish on November 1st. Parishioners and friends were on hand to enjoy delicious food, music and dance at the church's 7th annual Day of the Dead event. Detroit's Mariachi Cristal and the Fantasia Folkloric Dancers of Lansing entertained the festive crowd of more than 200.
November 1st is All Saints Day, the Christian church’s time to honor all those who have achieved sainthood, and a day to recall departed loved ones. In the Mexican tradition, it’s observed as Dia De Los Muertos…or Day of the Dead.
Last week, Public Sector Consultants, a Lansing-based media advocacy organization, released a study suggesting that electric customers in several states that offer greater customer choice pay more for it. Some key backers of electric choice have blasted the study, calling the findings unsubstantiated.
Michigan State University football fans look forward to hearing Spartan touchdown cheers resound on the banks of the Red Cedar tomorrow, as University of Michigan faithful hope to repeat last year’s victorious performance.
In our Halloween special, well, at least from the music perspective, Al and Matt will discuss the Red Sox winning the World Series. They will also discuss the Pistons opening season win. You'll also hear from a Yahoo writer who gives his top 25 fight songs of all time.
Events in Detroit have dominated a lot of Michigan news in October, most noticeably the city’s bankruptcy trial. That has not been enough however to overshadow the race for mayor and city council in Detroit.
Between now and the end of the year, a rare treat will be streaking across the sky. Astronomers and amateur star-gazers alike are awaiting in anticipation for Comet ISON, which many are predicting will be bright enough to be seen with the naked eye.
Christmas has "A Christmas Carol", "It’s a Wonderful Life", "Miracle on 34th Street", Halloween has… Yes, Halloween has a collection of monsters stolen from black-and-white horror movies and a long history with witches and the like, but when it comes to an actual story, a fable to be brought out each year with the pumpkins, the holiday is sadly lacking.
It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. This week, we feature the Lakewood Area Choral Society.