Radio Made in Michigan

Radio Made in Michigan
12:51 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Current State #288 | April 2, 2014

Today on Current State: the new Kids Count in Michigan report; a Public Poetry Announcement; mapping the Midwest; GM ignition failures; and the Michigan Minority Health Coalition.

Radio Made in Michigan
1:53 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Current State #287 | April 1, 2014

Today on Current State: the Michigan Corps Social Entrepreneurship Challenge; MSU launches a fund drive to save audiovisual archives; tar sands shipping on the Great Lakes; the Abrams Planetarium's 50th Anniversary; and East Lansing’s Moist Towelette Museum.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:12 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Current State # 286 | March 31, 2014

Today on Current State: Month in Review for March; National Geographic editor to visit MSU; e-cigarette regulation; and Failure:Lab at MSU.

Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

MSU Today | March 30, 2014

L to R: Russ White, Mackenzie Mohr, Andrea LaFontaine, Kirk Heinze

Asian carp, Greening Mid-Michigan, Michigan tourism, battery industry

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:26 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Current State #285 | March 28, 2014

Today on Current State: Cong. Mike Rogers' departure  triggers speculation among Dems, GOP; Healthy Michigan Plan begins enrolling low income residents next week; LSO to feature American composers Copland, Bernstein.

Radio Made in Michigan
12:59 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Current State #284 | March 27, 2014

Today on Current State: 'Storming the Hill' to stem veteran suicides; Newly married gay couple from Lansing faces legal limbo with confidence; Director of noted English choir leads Grand Rapids ensemble. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:59 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Current State #283 | March 26, 2014

Today on Current State: Revising standardized tests in Michigan; Verger's Dahomey photography at the MSU museum; and Michigan food and farming systems.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:32 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Current State #282 | March 25, 2014

Today on Current State: Lansing City Council member Carol Wood offers initial reactions to Mayor Virg Bernero's budget proposal; Great Lakes Month in Review; and the documentary film, "Medora."

Radio Made in Michigan
11:26 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Ann Arbor Symphony Comes to WKAR

WKAR and the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra will team for their first live broadcast together on Saturday April 12 at 8pm.  The all-Brahms season finale concert will feature violin soloist Itamar Zorman and cellist David Requiro in a program which comes to you from the Michigan Theatre.  Also on the bill are Brahms's Symphony No. 1, Academic Festival Overture, and U of M professor Bright Sheng's "Black Swan" - a ravishing arrangement of one of the piano intermezzi by Brahms.

Don't miss this 90.5 Classical broadcast premiere of Michigan's A2SO!

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:40 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Current State #281 | March 24, 2014

Today on Current State: Michigan's gay marriage ruling in limbo; and the Educational Achievement Authority. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

MSU Today | March 23, 2014

FRIB groundbreaking ceremony

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:54 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Current State #280 | March 21, 2014

Today on Current State: Sorting through legislative issues including scrap metal, the EAA, and a balanced budget convention; Meridian offers class on Nordic walking; live music with Lansing singer Twyla Birdsong with Paul Ojibway and Brian Lange.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:54 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Current State #279 | March 20, 2014

Today on Current State: GM under scrutiny after botched recall; an MSU cybercrime expert looks at hackers; and Feminist musician Near.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:43 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Current State #278 | March 19, 2014

Today on Current State: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan reimbursement changes; lead cast members from "Porgy and Bess" production; the Capitol Area United Way Income Tax Assistance Program; punk rocker Glen Matlock; and the Capitol Area College Network.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:27 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Current State #277 | March 18, 2014

Today on Current State: Michigan considers a state stock exchange; the grass carp; documentary filmmaker Sanjay Kak; the Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival; and the Selfie Project.

Radio Made in Michigan
1:00 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Current State #276 | March 17, 2014

Today on Current State: FRIB groundbreaking; springtime flood preparation; the "Pie Lady of Pie Town"; a Lansing school district modernization update; and zombies in higher education.

Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

MSU Today | March 16, 2014

George Heartwell, Kirk Heinze

MSU provost and Grand Rapids mayor

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:48 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Current State #275 | March 14, 2014

Today on Current State: MPRN's Rick Pluta on wolf hunting, roads and more; law enforcement acclimates to pursuing drugged driving; Scott Southerd reviews Donald Lystra’s “Something That Feels Like Truth”; a spring movie preview; and live Music with piano-vocalist duo Brush Street.

Radio Made in Michigan
3:39 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Current State #274 | March 13, 2014

Today on Current State: Lansing ballpark plans; Michigan's abortion insurance change; prisoner health; a Michigan paranormal researcher; and a statewide poetry event for high schoolers.

Radio Made in Michigan
7:17 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Current State honored by Michigan Association of Broadcasters

Current State's Joe Linstroth and Mark Bashore
Credit Peter Whorf

WKAR's daily radio news and arts magazine, Current State was awarded Best in Category for Community Service at last night's Michigan Association of Broadcasters Broadcast Excellence Awards at the Lansing Center.  Current State host Mark Bashore and producer Joe Linstroth created and produced the weekly 2013 series which continues to feature listener-nominated individuals and organizations who serve the Mid-Michigan community.  

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:45 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Current State #273 | March 12, 2014

Today on Current State: the OCR investigation of MSU's sexual assault policies; international food fraud; and Neighbors in Action with the Refugee Development Center.

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Radio Made in Michigan
8:49 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Mar. 17 | Cello Plus: Russian Gems - MSU Faculty Recital Series

Mon., March 17, 7:30 pm on 90.5 FM |  MSU College of Music presents "Russian Gems" as part of the Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:10 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Current State #272 | March 11, 2014

Today on Current State: Rep. Dan Kildee on jobless benefits; climate change models for Detroit; investing in higher education; and photographer Ana Luisa Cardona.

Radio Made in Michigan
12:36 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Current State #271 | March 10, 2014

Today on Current State: proposed changes to special education; summer music festivals; animal expert Temple Grandin; and "Sinking and Melting," an art project about climate change.

Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

MSU Today | March 9, 2014

L to R: Simon, Hollis, Dantonio

Two Marks: Dantonio and Burnham

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:14 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Current State #270 | March 7, 2014

Today on Current State: residents of a condemned mobile home park face imminent eviction; a new Democrat emerges to challenge Republican Congressman Mike Rogers; an update on the Kepler space telescope project and the American Roots sound of Kalamazoo duo Red Tail Ring.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:07 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Current State #269 | March 6, 2014

Today on Current State: the debate over whether juvenile offenders should receive life without parole; a new CEO at the non-profit Prima Civitas Foundation; the bygone era of the passenger pigeon and Detroit's jazz legacy.

Radio Made in Michigan
12:08 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Current State #268 | March 5, 2014

Today on Current State: Lessons from Pennsylvania on road funding; Neighbors in Action with The Listening Ear; training aspiring Michigan politicians; and cello rock.   

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:14 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Current State #267 | March 4, 2014

Today on Current State: Michigan's fresh water future; when civil wars end; the Great Lakes Book Project; and women in construction.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:20 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Current State #266 | March 3, 2014

Today on Current State: assessing the state's final MEAP scores; Michigan suffragist Anna Howard Shaw; a new clinic opens for Lansing's homeless population; and a documentary about Elderly Instruments. 

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