Today on Current State: Congressman John Dingell on 58 years in D.C.; exhibit celebrates 125 years of local innovation; living with a severe mental illness; and finding balance in Lake Huron's fisheries.
Today on Current State: A review of May's top stories from the Great Lakes Basin; expensive re-hospitalization and how to avoid it; grappling with Lansing's pro wrestling scene; and a preview for The Moth Mainstage.
Today on Current State: an oil spill in Jackson is still a mystery; the net neutrality debate: will the way we use the internet change; "Oddball Michigan"; and live music with Lindsay Lou & Joshua Rilko.
Today on Current State: Schertzing touts 'problem-solving record' in 8th District bid; Okemos fourth graders lobby for state amphibian; experts convene in Lansing to rethink education funding; and local bird watching opportunities.
Today on Current State: a state budget update; children's spirituality and nature; Mike Whorf's "Kaleidoscope", part two; a review of "In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods" by Matt Bell; and the Board of Water and Light's falcons.
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.