Current State

Current State #813 | August 15, 2016

Aug 15, 2016

Today on Current State: Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley discusses Detroit Public Schools and the presidential race; new Flint Institute of Music CEO Rodney Lontine; a new report details the contributions of immigrants in Michigan; and the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame plans an induction ceremony in Dearborn.


Current State #812 | August 5, 2016

Aug 5, 2016

Today on Current State: Flint mayor Karen Weaver discusses last night's State of the City address; a Pop-Up Story from Missy Lilje; former MSU rower Emily Regan competes in the Rio Olympics; and Live Music Friday with Rodney Page.

Current State #811 | August 4, 2016

Aug 4, 2016

Today on Current State: MSU Entomologist Howard Russell discusses Lyme disease in Michigan; historic baseball at Greenfield Village; Lansing city council member Adam Hussain; and the Brass Tacks Ensemble of Ann Arbor stages an unconventional production of "The Importance of Being Earnest."


Current State #810 | August 3, 2016

Aug 3, 2016

Today on Current State: Mickey Hirten of Lansing City Pulse and Susan Demas of Inside Michigan Politics discuss Tuesday's primary election results; Lansing's Edible Park; Neighbors in Action: SNAP Education; and "Blood on the Mitten" author Tom Carr.


Current State #809 | August 2, 2016

Aug 2, 2016

Today on Current State: Scott Atkinson, editor of the new book "Happy Anyway: A Flint Anthology"; DANCE Lansing's upcoming program at MSU's Pasant Theatre; and how the alligator gar could help the fight against the Asian carp.


Current State #808 | August 1, 2016

Aug 1, 2016

Today on Current State: Ingham County Commissioner Penelope Tsernoglou discusses this week's ballot proposal to fund a new animal shelter; the Renegade Theatre Festival in Lansing expands to two weekends; new AARP president Eric Scheidewind of Lansing; and the Michigan Historical Center's new "Inventing the Outdoors" exhibit.


Current State #807 | July 29, 2016

Jul 29, 2016

Today on Current State: Paul Egan of the Detroit Free Press is our July Month in Review guest; the Wharton Center's "Take It from the Top" program; and Live Music Friday with Matt Watroba.

Current State #806 | July 28, 2016

Jul 28, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing city council members Carol Wood and Kathie Dunbar discuss the troubled South Washington Park Apartments and a marijuana ordinance; Michigan's rare Kirtland's Warbler; Detroit Free Press reporter Kathleen Gray from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia; a Harry Potter book release party benefits a school in Kenya; and a Pop-Up Story from Esperanza Rubio Torres.


Current State #805 | July 27, 2016

Jul 27, 2016

Today on Current State: Democratic National Convention delegates Chris Savage and Mark LaChey; talking with seniors about driving; Neighbors in Action: Legal Services of South Central Michigan; and rock legend Peter Frampton returns to Michigan.


Current State #804 | July 26, 2016

Jul 26, 2016

Today on Current State: The debut of the mobile "Flint Fresh" culinary classroom; Taste of Downtown returns to Lansing; the July Great Lakes Month in Review with reporter Gary Wilson; the upcoming Hollywood program of the Washtenaw Community Concert Band; and a Pop-Up Story from Nick Neuveau and Paul Schmittgall.


Current State #803 | July 25, 2016

Jul 25, 2016

Today on Current State: Patricia Baines-Lake and Tony Baltimore of the Lansing Housing Commission discuss the troubled South Washington Park apartments; the Audio Air Force bring "Arsenic and Old Lace" to Lansing's MICA Gallery; taking a financial "selfie"; and "Images from the Arsenal of Democracy" author Dr. Charles Hyde.


Current State #802 | July 22, 2016

Jul 22, 2016

Today on Current State: Ingham County Prosecutor candidate Monica Stephens; this weekend's Old Town Garden Tour; Adam Barnett-Hart of the Escher String Quartet; and Live Music Friday with Michelle Held.


Current State #801 | July 21, 2016

Jul 21, 2016

Today on Current State: Efforts to rejuvenate Southwest Lansing; protecting a rare Michigan butterfly; Jonathan Oosting of the Detroit News from the GOP convention in Cleveland; the history of Michigan prison industries; and a Pop-Up Story from Roxanne Andrews on "Putting Down Roots."


Current State #800 | July 20, 2016

Jul 20, 2016

Today on Current State: We talk with a Michigan delegates to the Republican National Convention, Sen. Joe Hune; a look at the Ann Arbor Art Fair; Neighbors in Action: Women's Center of Greater Lansing; and a look at the career of Claude Shannon, a University of Michigan professor who helped usher in the digital age.


Today on Current State: proposed dental therapist legislation; actor Timothy Busfield at MSU; the Environmental Policy and Law Center; a blacklight exhibit at the MICA Gallery.

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