StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Great Performances: Driving Miss Daisy

Jul 16, 2015
Courtesy of Broadway Near You / PBS

Fri. Jul. 17. at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy performances by Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones in a play about the power of friendship.

Enjoy performances by Angela Lansbury as a well-to-do Jewish matron and James Earl Jones as her African-American chauffeur, a twosome whose unlikely friendship evolves during the tumultuous years of the Civil Rights era.

NOVA: Chasing Pluto

Jul 15, 2015
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute (JHUAPL/SwRI) / PBS

Watch It Now | View New Horizon’s historic capture of the first-ever detailed images of Pluto’s icy world.

Arena scene, robot lifting container
courtesy

Sat. Jul. 25 at 6pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | This year's challenge is called "Recycle Rush."

Harper Lee: American Masters

Jul 9, 2015
Harper Lee smoking cigarette on porch
Courtesy of Donald Uhrbrock / PBS

Fri. Jul. 10 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the mysterious life of Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird.

The Abolitionists: American Experience

Jul 6, 2015
American Experience: The Abolitionists
WGBH / PBS

Tue. Jul. 7 at 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Witness the struggles of Douglass, Garrison, Grimké, Stowe and John Brown to end slavery.

Joshua Davis on BackStage Pass

Jul 2, 2015
Joshua Davis performing with band
W.R. Richards / WKAR-MSU

Fri. Jul. 3 at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch NBC'S The Voice finalist perform alongside mid-Michigan musicians 

A Capitol Fourth 2015

Jul 1, 2015
Fireworks over U.S. Capitol building
Keith Lamond / Capital Concerts

Sat. Jul. 4 at 8pm and 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Kick off the country's 239th birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza. 

Operation Wild

Jun 30, 2015
Panda in the field
Helen Quinn / BBC

Wed. July 1-15 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join veterinarian teams around the world as they undertake groundbreaking operations to try to save animals' lives.

Beyond the Call | Radio Reader

Jun 24, 2015

Beyond the Call
by Lee Trimble with Jeremy Bronfield
Berkley Publishing Group, N.Y. 2015
airs 6/24/15-7/24/15

On June 18, 2015, this website was upgraded to a new responsive design. The fresh new design is intended to make it as easy as possible for you to discover and explore the rich content at wkar.org, whether you are using a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer.

Blood is especially needed this time of year.

Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rock

Jun 4, 2015
Christie Goodwin

Thu. June 4,  9pm WKAR-HD | Guitar hero Joe Bonamassa celebrates the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. Enter to win the Joe Bonamassa autographed Les Paul Special II guitar.

FREE – Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation around this look at the issue of gay marriage.

Fri. May 8 6pm - 8pm Impression 5 Science Center | Adhesion Race, Walking Droplets, the Anti-Gravity Water Jar, and more!

2015 East Lansing Art Festival

May 1, 2015
http://www.elartfest.com/

May 16 - 17 Downtown, East Lansing | Look for WKAR in Your Community at the 2015 East Lansing Art Festival!

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