Radio Made in Michigan

Radio Made in Michigan
11:39 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Neighbors in Action: CASA for Kids in Barry and Eaton Counties

Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children Executive Director Becky Carson says there are 170 kids in foster care each month in Eaton and Barry counties.
Credit Courtesy of www.barryeatoncasa.org

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.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:08 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Current State #296 | April 15, 2014

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."

Radio Made in Michigan
4:04 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Marriner at 90

Founder of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields...first music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra...hundreds of best-selling recordings.  Sir Neville Marriner has remained one of the most important classical artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.  In tribute to the great conductor (and violinist), WKAR's Mark Schwitzgoebel and Jody Knol will feature wall-to-wall Marriner tomorrow from 10am to 4pm.  Be sure to join Wolfgang, Johann, Mark, Jody and the rest for Tuesday's musical celebration!

Radio Made in Michigan
11:36 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Current State #295 | April 11, 2014

Today on Current State: Behind the effort to create a new Lutheran high school; The Wharton Center's upcoming lineup; Saginaw artist sketches his way to ESPN; and the Ann Arbor Symphony closes its season with Brahms.

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Radio Made in Michigan
4:57 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

I Shall Be Near To You | Radio Reader

Credit Crown Publishers, NY, 2014

Begins April 10, 2014
I Shall Be Near To You, by Erin Lindsay McCabe.
Publisher: Crown Publishers, N.Y. 2014

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:38 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Current State #294 | April 10, 2014

Today on Current State: MSU legal scholars argue student-athletes are employees; spoken word artist Sarah Kay; new MSU project expected to help create thousands of Michigan jobs; and 'Latin is America' celebrates cultural collaboration.

Radio Made in Michigan
5:02 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Current State #293 | April 9, 2014

Today on Current State: Enhancing the Michigan Prisoner Reentry Program; Youth Action Committee; "Mobile in Black and White" director Robert Gray; and the Capital City Film Festival.

Radio Made in Michigan
1:32 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Current State #292 | April 8, 2014

Today on Current State: the McCutcheon ruling on campaign financing; how winter impacted Michigan fruit; and the push for local food in large institutions.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:48 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Current State #291 | April 7, 2014

Today on Current State: prioritizing road repair; local poet publishes book; business leaders update Michigan turnaround plan; and working while in school.

Radio Made in Michigan
11:39 am
Sun April 6, 2014

Brahms Festival Live Concert Special - Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

Michigan Theatre

Sat. Apr. 12 - 8pm - 90.5 WKAR | Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra live from the Michigan Theatre.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:13 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Current State #290 | April 4, 2014

Today on Current State: Dem LG candidate Lisa Brown; "La Boheme" comes to MSU; NPR's Robert Krulwich; and live music with Lansing's Wisaal.

Radio Made in Michigan
1:01 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Current State #289 | April 3, 2014

Today on Current State: Rochester Hills mayor Bryan Barnett running for congress in the 8th district; MSU Museum exhibition 'Turtles in Trouble'; corn waste yields feed and fuel; a book review of Matthew Quick's "The Good Luck of Right Now"; and Michigan's trail system.

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.

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