2017

2017 MSU Homecoming Parade

Oct 4, 2017
Clifford high-fiving a child on the street
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Friday, October 20 at 6pm in East Lansing | Look for your favorite WKAR personalities in the parade, and be sure to grab some great giveaways! 

MI BluesFest logo
Courtesy / Michigan BluesFest

Friday, Sept. 15 & Saturday, Sept. 16 in Old Town Lansing | The blues are in back in Old Town and WKAR will be there each evening!

poster
Courtesy / Lansing JazzFest

Friday, Aug. 4 & Saturday, Aug. 5 in Old Town Lansing | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture.   

Rob and Tim with emmys
Courtesy / Mi-NATAS

WKAR Public Media staff, associates, and their colleagues in the School of Journalism at Michigan State University were honored with five wins at the 2017 Regional Emmy® Awards on Saturday, June 10, at the MotorCity Casino in Detroit.

QB 2017 Champions
Amand Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

EAST LANSING, MI; June 2, 2017 -- In a QuizBusters championship series of games seen on WKAR TV over the weekend [Saturday, 5/27/17], the Okemos Chieftains defeated the Lansing Homeschoolers Chargers to take home the title of QuizBusters Grand Champion for 2017.  

The 76th Annual Peabody Awards | Special!

May 30, 2017
Peabody Awards Statues
Courtesy / PBS

Fri. June 2 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join host Rashida Jones to honor the most powerful, enlightening and invigorating stories in television, radio and digital media.

2017 Mackinac Policy Conference

May 30, 2017
Mackinac Policy Conference logo
Courtesy / Appadvice.com

May 31 - June 2, LIVE Webcasts Daily | The Conference will feature top-level speakers, insightful panels and other programming with nearly 1,600 statewide business, government and community leaders on-site.

Creative Commons — Dwight Burdette

For three years now, Shelly Smith has been herding cats. She is the Ann Arbor organizer of ‘50 First Jokes,’ which brings 50 fellow comedians onto one stage to tell their first jokes of the new year.

Resolutions 101: Start small, and don't go it alone

Dec 29, 2016
2017 calendar
Courtesy Ron Mader / flickr

Are you making a New Year's resolution? Read this before the ball drops.