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Volunteer at WKAR!

Jul 17, 2013

Our August pledge drive is coming up, and you can help make it a success.

August 2-12: WKAR-TV's August Pledge Drive


Answer call-in pledges of support from the WKAR-TV Volunteer Center.
See the schedule and sign up here

Parents and grandparents! Learn about birthday greetings on the air -- visit the Kids' Club page.

UPDATE 5:50pm | WKAR listening streams have been restored.

Sunday - July 7 - 2:55pm | WKAR listening streams are currently unavailable. We are working to restore service. Thank you for your patience.

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Mon-Thu at 2pm on AM870 - New NPR program offers listeners live, updated news from around the world, nation and here in mid-Michigan.

Look for WKAR at the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, June 21st and 22nd in Downtown East Lansing.

BackStage Pass Concert recordings are this week!

FREE Tickets for a chance to be in the TV audience for the June 18-20 BackStage Pass Concert recordings are available at these area businesses and locations. While they last!

It's more than a festival. More than a concert. It's your chance to be in the TV audience for live recording of great music, June 18-20 at East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

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A nearly full house packed WKAR's auditorium for a Community Cinema preview of Love Free or Die, airing Monday, June 3, at 10 p.m. on WKAR. The event was the last this spring for the popular screening/discussion series at WKAR.

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Guests at WKAR's April 25 Community Cinema screening of Wonder Women: The Story of America's Superheroines were not only able to see a segment of the film but hear from speakers Gary Hoppenstand and Jess Knott.

UPDATE 5/23/13: The TV Schedules-All page and links to it have been restored.
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The area TV Schedules- All is temporarily unavailable due to technical issues. We expect to have this very popular page live again early in the week.

In the meantime, full TV schedules for each channel are available at these links for:

WKAR Receives Michigan Emmy Award Nominations

May 15, 2013
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WKAR is pleased to announce that three programs produced and one presented by WKAR have been nominated for Michigan Emmy Awards. Nominees for the 35th Michigan Emmys were announced Wednesday, May 15.

Come see Current State's Mark Bashore and Emanuele Berry at our City Hall location during this year's East Lansing Art Festival on May 18th.  Watch Mark and Emanuele create your show in this 2-hour special edition of Current State from 11a-1p...then stay with us for classical music live from the festival from 1-5.

Hope you can be there with us - or listen in between 11 and 5 on 90.5, WKAR-FM...

On May 3, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson made headlines on “Off the Record,” taking Michigan’s GOP Speaker of the House, Jase Bolger, to task for his tactics to pass legislation that would change Michigan’s No-Fault Insurance law (House Bill 4612). Patterson opposes the legislation, which would cap the lifetime benefits for catastrophic auto injuries at $1 million.

Starts Monday! Current Sports with Al Martin

May 7, 2013
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Current Sports with Al Martin premieres Monday, May 13 at 1 p.m.  The new radio talk show from WKAR tackles sports topics in depth, with special guests and listener interaction, while exploring new ground.

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