Arts and Culture

Timothy Muffitt photo
Courtesy photo / Lansing Symphony Orchestra

The Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s second MasterWorks concert of the year is tonight. We talk with conductor Timothy Muffitt about what’s on the program.

Brian Lynch photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Our Live Music Friday guest this week is Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Brian Lynch. He’s at MSU this week working with the College of Music’s MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence program.

Alan Gilbert photo
Chris Lee / The New York Philharmonic

Current State's Jamie Paisley speaks with the music director of the New York Philharmonic, Maestro Alan Gilbert, about the orchestra’s three day residency this weekend at the University of Michigan. That includes leading a performance at Michigan Stadium Saturday.

Andromeda Theatre Dracula photo
Courtesy photo / Andromeda Theatre/Vincent Brady

Watch your neck! We speak with Vlad himself as well as the resident director of the Andromeda Community Theater about their upcoming performance of "Dracula," which is taking place at The Country Mill.

Kristine Thatcher photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Kristine Thatcher was a fixture on the Lansing theatre scene for many years. Tomorrow night, a special staging of  one of her plays will help her pay medical bills. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Kristine Thatcher about her play “Waiting for Tina Meyer.”