Pop-Up Stories

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A mobile storytelling project from WKAR Current State, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University, and community partners.

2018 Schedule

March 22, 6:30pm 
Capital Region International Airport

April 26, 6:30pm
Impression 5

June 28, 6:30pm
Meridian Farmers' Market

August 23, 7:00pm
Ella Sharp Museum

October 25, 6:30pm
Sparrow Herbert Herman Cancer Center

Storyteller Ray Miller
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

This Thursday we’ll have our second Pop-Up Stories event of the year, this time we’ll be at Impression5 and the theme will be education. Here’s a story from our last event at the Capital Region International Airport. The theme was travel, and storyteller Ray Miller shared a humorous account of his trip to Turkey.

 

 


Education | Pop-Up Stories Lansing

Apr 12, 2018
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thu. Apr. 26, 6:30 pm at Impression 5 | Join us at Impression 5 to share stories related to education!

Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Tonight’s Pop-Up Stories event at the Capital Region International Airport is postponed due to weather and possible hazardous road conditions. We will reschedule the event at a later date, to be determined. We thank you for your interest.

Storyteller Jean Bolley.
Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s Pop-Up Stories returns Thursday night at the Capital Region International Airport and the theme is “Around The World.”

At last October’s Pop-Up at the library, the theme was "transformations." Storyteller Jean Bolley shared a humorous story about a transformation she had as a sports fan.


Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

It’s time for another one of our Pop-Up Stories! This one was told by Bob Kirkby last October, where the theme was “transformations.”

 


Pop-Up Stories returns this Thursday, March 1st with an event at the Capital Region International Airport!


Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s Pop-Up Stories returns this Thursday March 1. We’ll be at the Capital Region International Airport and the theme is “Around The World: Travel Stories.”

Travel | Pop-Up Stories 2018

Jan 29, 2018
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thu. Mar. 1, 6:30 pm at the Capital Region International Airport | Join us at the Capital Region International Airport to share stories related to travel!

From the Front Lines | Pop-Up Stories

Nov 6, 2017
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Friday, November 10 at 6:30pm at the Communication Arts and Sciences Building, Studio A | Join WKAR for our final event in the Vietnam series: a special edition of Pop-Up Stories to honor our veterans.

Jennifer Otto
Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s Pop-Up Stories is a public storytelling event where anyone in the community can tell a story based around a theme. Our last event was at the Great Lakes Folk Festival and the theme was “On the road again.” Storyteller Jennifer Otto shared a story about her favorite hobby to do in the car.


Transformations | Pop-Up Stories Lansing

Oct 4, 2017
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thur., Oct. 26 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at CADL | Tell your story or just come to listen to an evening of storytelling!

Storyteller Zoë Van Dorn
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Today we’re bringing you the final story we selected from our last Pop-Up Stories in June that was held at Fenner Nature Center. The theme was “blazing a trail.” At six and a half years old, Zoë Van Dorn is our youngest storyteller ever. Here she is telling a short but sweet story about a family trip.


Storyteller Marissa Thaler
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

All week long we’ve been bringing you stories from our last event at Fenner Nature Center, where the theme was “blazing a trail.” Here’s a story from storyteller Marissa Thaler about how her mom helped their family change course.

 


Storyteller Meghan Pineda
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

All week long we’re bringing you stories from our June Pop-Up Stories event that was held at Fenner Nature Center. The theme was “blazing a trail.” Here’s storyteller Meghan Pineda sharing about a time when she turned an ending into a new beginning.


Storyteller Rebecca Douglas
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

We’re broadcasting stories from our June Pop-Up Stories at Fenner Nature Center all week long. The theme was “blazing a trail.”

 

Here’s storyteller Rebecca Douglas with a story about  childhood creativity gone wrong.


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