Do you know how to attract a Monarch butterfly? Not just any flower will do. To find out how to attract wildlife by growing flowers, grasses and other plants native to Michigan, we hear from Vern Stephens, an expert in the field.
We want to share with you an audio snapshot from Current State’sHear, Here project. Today’s sonic snapshot comes to us from listener Anne Woiwode, who recorded the spring sounds of a wetland near Powell Road in Okemos. Thanks for sharing that with us Anne!
The inaugural Michigan Nordic Fire Festival is coming up in Charlotte this weekend. Current State's Scott Pohl talks with organizers Bryan Myrkle and William SaintAmour about what will be going on at the festival.
There’s a new restaurant popping up in the Lansing area. Supu Sugoi is a pop-up ramen shop that’s been partnering with local restaurants to bring Lansing area restaurants authentic Japanese fare. We talk to co-creator Dominic Cochran.
Trivia isn’t just for grown-ups. At the Delta Township District Library, it’s for the whole family. The library kicks off their annual Battle of the Books trivia event tonight. We find out more about it from their Youth Services Librarian Becky Leboeuf.
President Obama’s recent executive order tightening firearms background checks is spurring a jump in gun sales. Many potential customers are women. We talk with the co-founders of the new chapters of The Well Armed Woman in Jackson.
You’re locked in a room and need to work with your companions to figure out how to get out within one hour. If that sounds like fun, Escape 20/20 in Okemos is for you. Current State producer Scott Pohl has the story.
If you’re looking to try out some new recipes this holiday season, Michigan chef and food writer Maureen Abood can give you some inspiration. She joins us to share some of her favorite things to cook this time of year.
Karl Gude is Graphics Editor in Residence in the MSU School of Journalism. You might know him from a humorous instructional YouTube video on how to draw a butt. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Karl Gude about his latest project, a coloring book for grownups called “Nude.”
We’ve probably all had our picture taken with Santa, but how many of you have taken an underwater picture with him? Current State's Katie Cook did last Friday at Capital City Scuba’s Scuba Dive with Santa.
The Turner-Dodge House on Lansing’s north side was built just before the Civil War. It’s one of mid-Michigan’s most popular tourist sites. This weekend, Christmas comes alive as the old mansion hosts its annual Festival of Trees. Current State’s Kevin Lavery takes a peek inside.