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A group of outstanding storytellers will be in East Lansing for a show at Michigan State University’s Wharton Center Wednesday night. "The Moth Mainstage" brings a live performance of The Moth Radio Hour program to audiences all over the country.

Preview of Wharton Center's 2013-14 season

Apr 16, 2013
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The Wharton Center for Performing Arts announced its 2013-14 season Monday evening.  Peter Whorf spoke with Wharton Executive Director Mike Brand about some of the highlights, including The Book of Mormon and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

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  Nic Gareiss has performed traditional Irish dance and the dances of its Diaspora around the world. But for Nic, his performances are not just visual expressions, but audible ones. He understands the body in motion as a form of music.

Nic holds degrees in both anthropology and music from Central Michigan University and recently completed his Masters' in ethnochoreology at the University of Limerick in Ireland.  

Nic discusses his research interests including percussive dances, cultural identity in relation to traditional dance and music, and sexual identity within traditional dance.

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Crunching funk and smooth jazz from Grammy-honored Lansing bassist.

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Uplifting folk/pop songs with a message from award-winning northern Michigan duo.

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Blues rock from Flint, Michigan, featuring slide-guitar master Rusty Wright.

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Folk, jazz and humor from iconic Ann Arbor trio.

Includes the entire "Les Miserables" half-time performance from the MSU vs. Minnesota game.

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Edgy, harmonic tunes and favorites from nineties alt-rock icons.

Originally aired 4/7/11

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Tropic folk-rock whisks you away to warm sunny climates.

Originally aired 3/31/11

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Sizzling hot dance hall rockabilly from West Michigan.

Originally aired 3/24/11

Instrumental jazz, rock and R & B quartet.

Originally aired 2/24/11

Tasty jazz, rock and R & B from the award-winning West Michigan instrumental quartet. Selections from their self-titled debut CD include "Creole Chopstix," "Seriocity," and "Sonter."

A rich sound that amazes and intrigues, from a broad blend of instruments and styles.

Originally aired 2/17/11

The soaring power of the human voice with Broadway and opera from MSU faculty stars.

Originally aired 2/10/11

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Hard-driving blues rock that puts you on the dance floor.

Originally aired 2/3/11

Soaring vocals and classic folk harmonies that move and inspire.

Originally aired 1/27/11

Swinging jump-style blues that lifts you out of your seat.

Originally aired 1/20/11

Orquesta Ritmo, Root Doctor, organissimo, String Doctors, Jen Sygit, Steppin' In It, more.

Originally aired 5/27/10

Old-time country swing and swing-era jazz classics from two of Michigan's hottest acts.

Originally aired 2/11/10

This horn-heavy pop/funk/soul band from Michigan packs energy and a feel-good vibe.

Originally aired 2/4/10

Bluesy folk with an edge from Michigan's singer/songwriter Jen Sygit.

Originally aired 1/28/10

Good humor, hot-picking and great tunes with Michigan mainstays Joel Mabus, Ray Kamalay.

Originally aired 1/21/10

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A driving guitar and brassy sax punctuate the songwriting of Michigan's C.W. Rideoutt.

Originally aired 1/7/10

Big band salsa from Michigan, a dance favorite led by Mike Eyia.

Originally aired 10/6/09

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Classic soul, R & B, traditional blues and inspired originals from a Michigan favorite.

Originally aired 3/4/09

Hard bop with jazz bassist Rodney Whitaker and colleagues from the College of Music at MSU

Originally aired 1/21/09