Current State

Current State #641 | November 4, 2015

Nov 4, 2015

Today on Current State: "Nickel and Dimed" author Barbara Ehrenreich talks about income inequality ahead of an appearance in East Lansing; Neighbors in Action: Upward Bound; East Lansing city council members-elect Mark Meadows, Erik Altmann and Shanna Draheim; and Chinese quilts at the MSU Museum.

Current State #640 | November 3, 2015

Nov 3, 2015

Today on Current State: Former Michigan Cong. Bob Carr discusses campaign finance reform; Twyla Tharp brings her dance company's 50th anniversary tour to the Wharton Center; a look at commercial fish farming in the Great Lakes; and Peppermint Creek stages the stories of veterans and their families in "Telling: Lansing."

Current State #639 | November 2, 2015

Nov 2, 2015

Today on Current State: Former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley talks about that city's water crisis and his current role as EM of Detroit Public Schools; a preview of the East Lansing Film Festival; a ballot campaign seeks to add LGBT protections to the Michigan constitution; a Public Poetry Announcement with a work by Mary Oliver; and new public art in an empty GM parking lot in Lansing.

Current State #638 | October 30, 2015

Oct 30, 2015

Today on Current State: Month in Review for October with Kathleen Gray of the Detroit Free Press and Zach Gorchow of Gongwer News; a farewell to Emil's restaurant; the Davies Project, providing medical treatment transportation to families of chronically ill children; and Live Music Friday with Eric Smith.

Current State #637 | October 29, 2015

Oct 29, 2015

Today on Current State: Lansing city council member Jody Washington discusses her bid for re-election; the Lansing Model Railroad Club's plans to move and restore the Michigan Avenue Tower; former MSU President Clifton Wharton Jr. returns to East Lansing; mandolinist Chris Thile previews a concert in Kalamazoo and becoming host of "A Prairie Home Companion" in 2016; and Scott D. Southard reviews "Dracula."