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2:25 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Current State #167 | September 26, 2013

Today on Current State: Cristo Rey Community Center's new Executive Director; Public Poetry Announcement; MSU Symphony opens new season; Voices of Experience series with 'Eternal General' Frank Kelley; and Banned Books Week.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:23 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Cristo Rey's new exec looks to do more with less

Joe Garcia, new Executive Director of Cristo Rey Community Center, says he wants to use his business experience to build relationships and expand the reach of Cristo Rey services.
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For 45 years, Lansing’s Cristo Rey Community Center has offered health, legal and other services, with an emphasis on Lansing’s Hispanic community.  

Last week, Cristo Rey welcomed a new Executive Director, whose job will be to do more with less.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:22 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Anne Sexton

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Anne Sexton's "With Mercy for the Greedy" is today's Public Poetry Announcement.

Current State's Public Poetry Announcements are read by regular contributor Stephanie Glazier.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:21 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

MSU Symphony opens season with challenging works

A unique part of John Corigliano's concerto for clarinets is the metaphor it evokes about a father-son relationship, according to Guy Yehuda.
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The first MSU Symphony Orchestra concert of the season is Friday night at Wharton Center. Featured works include Lutoslawski’s Concerto for Orchestra and a clarinet concerto by John Corigliano.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:19 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Voices of Experience: 'Eternal General', Frank Kelley Part I

For decades, Frank Kelley has been considered a ground breaking crusader in consumer and environmental protection.
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Getting better acquainted with extraordinary people is the focus of Current State’s new series, Voices of Experience. Arguably, no one shares Frank J. Kelley’s perspective on Michigan.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:17 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Book Review: Banned Books Week

The Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling leads the American Library Association's top 100 list of most banned books of the past decade.
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This is Banned Book Week, where once again we stop to think about our first amendment rights and think about the books that are kicked out of our libraries and schools.

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