Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

Deacon Earl and the Congregation
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Deacon Earl and the Congregation are the Live Music Friday guests on Current State this week. Earl Darnell is working on a solo album along with his gigs with the group.

Take the story of two best friends and add in some failed dreams and dark humor and you’d have the new novel “Quicksand.” Our book reviewer Scott Southard gives us his review of Steve Toltz’s latest book.

Portrait: Kevin Noe
Melissa Ingells / WKAR

MSU Professor Kevin Noe leads the MSU Symphony in Gustav Mahler’s "Symphony No. 4" this Friday night. Current State's Peter Whorf previews the concert.

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel photo
Courtesy photo / Indie Film Series

The 2016 Indie Film Series kicks off this Friday. We speak with founder Susan Woods to get a preview of the films she’s selected for February.

Sacramento Knoxx
Courtesy photo / Christopher Yepez

Multimedia artist Sacramento Knoxx talks with Current State about how growing up in Detroit influences his art and his activism.