WKAR comes to the East Lansing Art Festival this weekend, with a live Current State broadcast on Saturday, May 17th from 11am to 1pm. Join host Mark Bashore and watch the show as it unfolds with musical guests Wisaal, and more music and conversation with festival artists of all kinds. Come see us this weekend right in front of East Lansing City Hall on Abbott Road...
Today on Current State: Michigan's Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers; the leader of MSU's Office for International Students and Scholars is retiring; area school millage elections; and fighting degenerative diseases.
Today on Current State: Lansing marathon director, national Paralympic coach weigh in on hand-cycle controversy; summer film preview; art fair gives voice to older foster children looking for homes; Pomp and Circumstance: How a British march became an American tradition; live music form the ELHS Gospel Choir.
Today on Current State: attracting foreign investors and workers to Michigan; author Christopher Moore; Michigan man gets a bionic eye; reviewing Kurt Vonnegut's novels from 1976-1985; and MSU Paleontologist Dr. Mike Gottfried.
Earlier this year, we spoke briefly with Donna Kaplowitz about the workshop “The Art of the Selfie: How Selfies Create Confidence.” The workshop encouraged young girls to explore their understanding of beauty and boost self esteem through selfies.
Today on Current State: Independent 8th District candidate Preston Brooks; Notable Book author Steve Hamilton; finalizing the new Wharton Center season; and live music with Lansing trio Mighty Medicine.
Today on Current State: Lansing BWL report delayed again; Schertzing running for 8th District congressional seat; the history of autism; new delivery service on three wheels; and a Michigander runs the Boston Marathon.
Today on Current State: the Citizens Research Council of Michigan's 'Tax Outline'; an MSU psychologist's study on positive and negative thinking; CASA of Eaton and Barry counties; and Virginia Poet Laureate Sofia Starnes.
It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature the CASA for Kids in Eaton and Barry Counties. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children.
Today on Current State: the City of East Lansing budget; a proposed underground storage facility by Lake Huron; Take Back the Night events address sexual assault awareness; and the documentary "Particle Fever."