Current State

Current State | 1/12/16 | Ep. 680

Jan 13, 2016

Today on Current State: The city of Waukesha, Wisconsin wants to draw drinking water from Lake Michigan; literary trivia at the Delta Township District Library; MSU President Lou Anna Simon explains plans to keep WKAR-TV on the air in a new partnership with Detroit Public Television; and Valentijn Dhaenens brings his "BigMouth" show to the Wharton Center's Pasant Theatre.

Today on Current State:  WKAR-TV auction critics respond to possible Detroit Public TV involvement; early Michigan car dealerships; the East Lansing Public Library re-opens after renovations and MSU hopes to build on two easy wins in men's basketball.

Current State | 1/8/16 | Ep. 678

Jan 8, 2016

Today on Current State: Dr. Ed Rutherford of Ann Arbor’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab discusses the possible impact of Asian carp on Lake Erie; Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra conductor Raymond Harvey previews their upcoming concert featuring works by Vivaldi; the new chapter of The Well Armed Woman in Jackson; and Live Music Friday with Marshall Music instructors Hank Horton and Chris Rollins, with vocal student Timothy Wulff. Peter Whorf is our guest host.

Current State | 1/7/16 | Ep. 677

Jan 7, 2016

Today on Current State: Ande Durojaiye and Jessica Norris of MSU’s Office of Institutional Equity discuss campus sexual assaults and harassment; Lansing State Journal Things to Do reporter and music columnist Anne Erickson on the 2016 concert scene in Michigan; an update on MSU's energy transition plan; Hebron glass at Saper Galleries; and Scott Southard reviews Alice Hoffman's "The Marriage of Opposites."

Current State | 1/6/16 | Ep. 676

Jan 6, 2016

Today on Current State: MLive automotive reporter David Muller looks at the year ahead for General Motors; puzzle solving at Escape: 20/20; Neighbors in Action: City Rescue Mission of Lansing; and snowshoeing at Fenner Nature Center.