StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

The Boys in the Boat | Radio Reader

May 1, 2015

The Boys in the Boat
by Daniel James Brown
Doubleday, N.Y. 2014
Airs beginning May 8, 2015

Soul Survivor | Radio Reader

Apr 30, 2015

Soul Survivor by Bruce & Andrea Leininger with Ken Gross
Grand Central Publishing, NY 2014
Airs April 15 - May 7, 2015

QuizBusters: 2015 Champs
Anthony Cepak / MSU/WKAR

In a QuizBusters championship series of games seen on WKAR-TV on Saturday, April 25, the Lansing Homeschoolers Chargers defeated the Quincy Orioles and the Okemos Chieftains to take home the title of QuizBusters Grand Champion for 2015. 

'Primary Care' comes to WKAR TV Sundays

Apr 27, 2015
portrait: Dr. Lonnie Joe, Jr.
courtesy

Sundays 2pm on WKAR TV | New culturally relevant health series launches first season on WKAR

Courtesy of Craig Compiano, Courtesy of USS KIRK Association / PBS

Tues. Apr. 28 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch unlikely heroes attempt to save as many South Vietnamese as possible at the Vietnam War's end.

MSU Science Festival, Dr. Scott Sampson
w.r. richards / MSU/WKAR

Dinosaurs, dinosaurs, and more dinosaurs! WKAR and Curious Crew were recently in your community exploring with Dr. Scott Sampson at the 2015 Michigan State University Science Festival.

Curious Crew Season One Returns!

Apr 21, 2015
Group on the TV production set
Anthony Cepak / WKAR-MSU

Mondays at 5:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Before the premiere of the second season, take a hands-on approach to scientific exploration once again with Curious Crew!

Radio Fall GiveAway 2016
courtesy / Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

Sat. Apr. 25 at 8pm on WKAR 90.5 FM | Your A2SO has become a Mahler specialist, and here is what many believe is his most dynamic symphony containing the poignant and famous Adagietto.

APR 25 | QuizBusters Championship Series

Apr 20, 2015
Matt Ottinger at QuizBusters podium
w.r. richards / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Apr. 25 at 5:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Four teams from mid-Michigan will compete for scholarships to Michigan State University in the QuizBusters Championship Series.

Mon. Apr. 20 - 10pm on WKAR-HD | An exploration of the psychological factors at play in spending and saving money.

APR 13 | Independent Lens 'The Homestretch'

Apr 10, 2015
Young man looking across bay at city skyline
Community Cinema

Mon. Apr. 13 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Homestretch follows three remarkable homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a more stable future.

Apr. 14 | SCREENING: Thinking Money

Apr 7, 2015

FREE – Tuesday, Apr. 14, at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation on why we spend, why we save (or don't), and how we think about money. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

Portrait: Dr. Scott Sampson
MSU Science Festival / MSU/WKAR

April 15 - 19 at Michigan State University | The MSU Science Festival is a FREE multi-day celebration of science, fueled by some of the basic elements essential to scientific inquiry: curiosity, wonder, and discovery.

APR 6 | Independent Lens 'Bully'

Apr 3, 2015
Lee Hirsch / PBS

Mon. Apr. 6 -  10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary, Bully puts a human face on the devastating impacts of the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation.

Masterpiece | 'Wolf Hall'

Apr 3, 2015
Portrait: Mark Rylance
Courtesy of Giles Keyte/Playground & Company Pictures for MASTERPIECE/BBC / PBS

Sundays at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1| Wolf Hall follows the meteoric rise of Cromwell in the Tudor court, from his lowly start as the son of a blacksmith to becoming King Henry VIII’s closest advisor.

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