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

Peter Johnston at the microphone telling a story
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

The last Pop-Up Stories event of 2016 took place at REACH Studio Art Gallery in REO Town. 

The theme was “turning over a new leaf.” Storyteller Peter Johnston shared a story about moving to Chicago right after college.

Po-Up Stories microphone photo
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WKAR’s Pop-Up Stories will be back with an event in Old Town Lansing this week. Scott Pohl talks with producer Katie Cook about what’s in store.

microphone with Pop-Up stories button pins
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Thursday January, 12 at 6:30 pm at Urban Beat Event Center in Old Town, Lansing.  

Ana Holguin photo
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We hear a story from storyteller Ana Holguin at our most recent Pop-Up Stories event.


Dan Nuñez photo
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We hear from storyteller Dan Nuñez, who took part in Current State's most recent Pop-Up Stories event in Lansing.


Nancy DeJoy photo
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We have another Pop- Up story from our August event at Red Cedar Spirits, where the theme was “The Heat is On.” Our Storyteller is Nancy DeJoy.
 


Megan McMahon photo
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Megan McMahon has another Pop-Up Story from our August event, where the theme was “The Call of the Wild.”


Dave Dunckel photo
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At our last Pop-Up Stories event, Dave Dunckel told a story from the jungles of Central America.


Pop-Up Stories: Turning Over a New Leaf

Sep 14, 2016
Pop-Up Stories
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Thur. Sept. 29 at 6pm at Reach Studio Art Center in Lansing, MI | Have you ever had a fresh start? A clean slate?

Mark Sundermann story
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The theme of our last Pop-Up Stories event was "The Call of the Wild." Mark Sundermann told a story about a nasty mishap.


Josh Lown photo
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We have a story today from Josh Lown, who appeared at our most recent Pop-Up Stories event in East Lansing. The theme was "The Call of the Wild."


Pop-Up Stories: The Heat is On

Aug 22, 2016
Pop-Up Stories
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Wed. Aug. 31 at 6pm at Red Cedar Spirits in East Lansing | If you can't stand the heat... stand on a stage and tell a story!

Jay Wagar photo
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Jay Wagar tells a story at our most recent Pop-Up Stories event on the theme "The Call of the Wild."


Missy Lilje photo
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Missy Lilje was a storyteller at our most recent Pop-Up Stories event on the theme of "Putting Down Roots."

Esperanza Rubio Torres photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Ahead of tonight's Pop-Up Stories event in East Lansing, we have a story from last month's event from Esperanza Rubio Torres.


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