Current State

Radio Made in Michigan
12:15 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Current State #520 | April 17, 2015

Today on Current State: Cong. Mike Bishop; Ira Glass brings his dance show to East Lansing; and Live Music Friday with Brad Cole, Chris Edrington and Erin Sax.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:08 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Current State #519 | April 16, 2015

Today on Current State: Lansing Police Chief Mike Yankowski on body cameras; essayist Jack Lessenberry keynotes A Rally of Writers; and a preview of the upcoming Lansing Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series performance of Bach's "Goldberg Variations".

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:22 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Current State #518 | April 15, 2015

Today on Current State: Rep. Mike Callton on medical marijuana legislation; poet Terry Blackhawk; and Neighbors in Action: Sparrow's Nest.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:18 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Current State #517 | April 14, 2015

Today on Current State: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; "Dinosaur Train" host Scott Sampson previews his public appearances at MSU this weekend; and remembering the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln assassination.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:14 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Current State #516 | April 13, 2015

Today on Current State: The possible health impacts of climate change in Michigan; MSU researchers study pandas; a Public Poetry Announcement with a poem by Billy Collins; and remembering the Palm Sunday tornadoes that struck Michigan 50 years ago.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:05 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Current State #515 | April 10, 2015

Today on Current State: The Capital City Film Festival kicks off and Live Music Friday features Ryan Shadbolt & The Weathermen.

Radio Made in Michigan
12:08 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Current State #514 | April 9, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan Environmental Council policy director James Clift on MSU's coal elimination plan; former Michigan Congressman Joe Schwarz and "Symphonic Cinema" at the Lansing Center.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:29 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

Current State #512 | April 7, 2015

Today on Current State: Lansing city council member Carol Wood on the proposed 2016 city budget and an ICE operation at City Hall; a new curator for the Broad Art Museum; the piping plover makes a comeback and Bay City actress Katie Travis stars in "The Phantom of the Opera."

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:49 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Current State #510 | April 3, 2015

Today on Current State: An analysis of Proposal 1 to fund road repairs in Michigan; a preview of Michigan State's Final Four matchup with Duke; Michigan Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Officer Rich Studley on RFRA and talent development; and Live Music Friday with Brendan Doherty.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:59 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Current State #509 | April 2, 2015

Today on Current State: Legislation that would allow advanced practice registered nurses more authority to prescribe medications; an MSU student who is bicycling from East Lansing to Indianapolis for the Final Four; interim general manager Dick Peffley; the MSU College of Music's Cello Plus series; and Scott D. Southard reviews "The Rosie Effect" by Graeme Simsion.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:33 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Current State #508 | April 1, 2015

Today on Current State: Business leaders consider an economic "grand bargain" for Michigan; a huge new automotive mural will grace a building in Lansing's REO Town; Neighbors in Action: Housing Services Mid Michigan; and a Michigan man pays homage to the bowling shoes of actor Dave Madden.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:39 am
Tue March 31, 2015

Current State #507 | March 31, 2015

Today on Current State: The March Month in Review with Susan Demas of Inside Michigan Politics and Rick Pluta of the Michigan Public Radio Network; a new MSU exhibition features works by Art Prize finalist Henry Brimmer; research into biodegradeable plastics; and the 100th anniversary of Kiwanis clubs.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:26 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Current State #506 | March 30, 2015

Today on Current State: The "college access gap" created by a need for more school guidance counselors; the MSU Quidditch Team; Great Lakes Month in Review examines Flint's water supply; efforts to restore a polar bear on display at the MSU Natural Resources Building; and Spartan men's basketball advances to the Final Four.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:50 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Current State #505 | March 27, 2015

Today on Current State: Longtime Kellogg's lobbyist George Franklin on his book "Raisin Bran and Other Cereal Wars"; Bob Downes talks about his book "Biking Northern Michigan"; a study indicates that fast food might be addictive; Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press previews MSU's Sweet 16 basketball game tonight; and Live Music Friday with Abbey Hoffman.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:40 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Current State #504 | March 26, 2015

Today on Current State: Almost 2-million people in Michigan lack access to healthy foods; the MSU Department of Theatre stages "Bug"; MSU doctoral student Apryl Pooley's book recounting her personal story of sexual assualt, addiction and PTSD; and a story of working on a Great Lakes freighter.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:37 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Current State #503 | March 25, 2015

Today on Current State: Incoming state Superintendent Brian Whiston; Joshua Davis of the Lansing band Steppin' In It competes on TV's "The Voice"; Neighbors in Action: Helping Women Period; and this weekend's Spartahack event at MSU.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:19 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Current State #502 | March 24, 2015

Today on Current State: Lansing health providers talk about treating cancer patients; the 200th anniversary of the Michigan Meridian; a slimy microorganism is appearing more frequently in northern Michigan lakes; and a preview of the MSU Opera production of Handel's "Xerxes".

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:49 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Current State #501 | March 23, 2015

Today on Current State: Efforts to boost mental health care in two northern Michigan counties; the "Great Girls" of Michigan history; teaching winning campaign strategies to political newcomers; Spike Lee movie art collaborator Art Sims; and the MSU men's basketball team advances in the NCAA tournament.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:14 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Current State #500 | March 20, 2015

Today on Current State: The story of an Afghan interpreter seeking American citizenship with the help of Purple Heart awardee William Milzarski; a new art gallery displays works by young people in Lansing; an MSU chemist researches a natural compound that could help in the fight against Alzheimer's disease; a Lansing museum exhibition honors military women; and Live Music Friday with Randy Napoleon.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:24 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Current State #499 | March 19, 2015

Today on Current State: Gov. Snyder's creation of the Michigan Agency for Energy; author Jacqueline Woodson; John Schneider's visit to Cuba; classical music from the Dali Quartet and the Ann Arbor Symphony; and MSU hockey heads into the B1G tournament.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:57 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Current State #498 | March 18, 2015

Today on Current State: State Rep. Jeremy Moss; Neighbors in Action: Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan; the retirement of a pro football rookie reopens concerns about concussions; a Colorectal Cancer Awareness Week event in Ann Arbor; and Scott D. Southard reviews "Bird Box" by Josh Malerman.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:36 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Current State #497 | March 17, 2015

Today on Current State: How Ingham County could be impacted by the Obamacare case now before the U.S. Supreme Court; new Lansing State Journal columnist Judy Putnam; how artificial fertilizers might be affecting the nitrogen cycle; and the Grand Rapids Bach Festival.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:01 pm
Thu March 12, 2015

Current State #495 | March 12, 2015

Today on Current State: Cuts to adult education funding in Michigan; a Department of Natural Resources survey on the well-being of frogs and toads; Michigan Film Office Director Jenell Leonard; and Monday's MSU music faculty concert with the music of Ravel.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:32 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Current State #494 | March 11, 2015

Today on Current State: Fighting attacks on state of Michigan computers; the Michigan music scene with Anne Erickson of the Lansing State Journal; Neighbors in Action: the Red Cross; previewing the Big Ten Conference men's basketball tournament and March Madness; and the effort to get small farmers to fight big agriculture.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:39 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Current State #493 | March 10, 2015

Today on Current State: Efforts to prevent Ferguson-like disturbances in Michigan; Michigan products head to South by Southwest; the Michigan Seafood Summit; and an MSU retiree prepares to hike the Continental Divide for charity.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:48 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Current State #492 | March 6, 2015

Today on Current State: A dispute over a proposed charter school in Brighton leads to an arrest; the Michigan roots of the office cubicle; riding bicycles on a frozen Lake Superior; and Live Music Friday with Hatchet Man and The Frog.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:26 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Current State #491 | March 5, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan's future energy needs; incivility in social media; a Lansing program to make homes healthier and more energy efficient; a preview of Saturday's LSO concert; and Scott D. Southard reviews Emma Hooper's "Etta and Otto and Russell and James".

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:54 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Current State #490 | March 4, 2015

Today on Current State: State Sen. Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge); a preview of tonight's TEDxMSU; Neighbors in Action: Autism Spectrum Partners Providing Instruction, Recreation, and Enrichment (ASPPIRE); and jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:54 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Current State #489 | March 3, 2015

Today on Current State: A ride on a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker; Chinese advertising art comes to MSU; the possible threat posed by microplastics; and kids helping adults improve their English language skills in Okemos.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:04 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Current State #488 | March 2, 2015

Today on Current State: The recent FCC ruling on net neutrality; a preview of this week's Suren Bagratuni concert with Ralph Votapek; part two of our "Voices of Experience" conversation with former Cong. Joe Schwarz; and Detroit News sportswriter Lynn Henning on the Detroit Tigers in spring training.

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