StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

courtesy / Clevis Harrison

FREE – Wednesday, Mar. 11, at 6:30 p.m. | Join your community at the Carnegie Library in Jackson for a screening and discussion of the new documentary.

Justin Hayward: Spirits...Live

Feb 26, 2015
Portrait:Justin Hayward
Courtesy of Twin Cities Public Television / PBS

Thurs. Mar. 5 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy a powerful performance from an artist who has played a significant role in rock history at the Atlanta’s Buckhead Theatre. Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.

Blenko Glass: Behind the Scenes

Feb 26, 2015

Sat. Mar. 7 at 12:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Step into the heat and heart of Blenko glassworks to see how the beautiful, all-handmade glassware is created. Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers. 

Bicyclist crossing over ice with Mackinac Bridge in background
ICEBRIDGEMOVIE

Mon. Mar. 2 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A unique film portraying year-round life on Michigan's Mackinac Island, highlighting the island's spectacular winters. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.

The Great British Baking Show Finale!

Feb 26, 2015
Great British Baking Show
Courtesy of Love Production / PBS

Sun. Mar. 1 at 7:30pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn which of the three remaining bakers will be crowned the winner. Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.

Downton Abbey Season 5 Finale!

Feb 24, 2015
Michelle Dockery and Oliver/Zac Barker
Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Mar. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The final episode of Season 5 is upon us! Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.

What's New #100 with Rachel Barton Pine

Feb 18, 2015
Portrait:Rachel Barton Pine
Courtesy

Fri. Feb. 20 at 2pm on 90.5FM | Peter Whorf celebrates episode #100 with Chicago violinist Rachel Barton Pine.

Independent Lens 'American Denial'

Feb 16, 2015
American Denial title over photograph of boy choosing between two dolls
Gordon Parks / PBS

Mon. Feb. 23  at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | American Denial sheds a unique light on the unconscious political and moral world of modern Americans.

Feb. 19 | Community Cinema: American Denial

Feb 16, 2015
American Denial title over photograph of boy choosing between two dolls
Gordon Parks / PBS

FREE – Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation around this provocative look at race in America. | ALL SEATS ARE FILLED FOR THIS EVENT

The Year of the Sheep: A Joyful Celebration

Feb 10, 2015
The Year of the Sheep Radio Special Logo
PRX / PRX

Thur. Feb. 19 - 7pm on 90.FM | Ring in Chinese New Year with The Year of the Sheep: A Joyful Celebration. 

Potrait: August Wilson
Courtesy of David Cooper, 2004 / PBS

Fri. Feb. 20 - 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | THIRTEEN’s American Masters series and Pittsburgh PBS affiliate WQED join forces to explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson — the man some call America’s Shakespeare — from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway.

Independent Lens: Through a Lens Darkly

Feb 9, 2015
Independent Lens:Through a Lens Darkly
Courtesy of Hank Willis Thomas / PBS

Mon. Feb. 16 - 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present.

Tue. Feb 10 @ 3:30pm LIVE WEBCAST | Live coverage of the 2015 MSU faculty awards ceremony featuring the State of the University address from President Simon. From Wharton Center Pasant Theatre on the Michigan State campus.

VIEW THE LIVE WEBCAST HERE

Antique Roadshow: Dancing for Eels
Courtesy of Photo by Jeff Dunn for WGBH, © WGBH 2014 / PBS

Mon. Feb. 9 - 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The new season of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW continues with a special episode in honor of Black History Month!

Portrait:Morgan Freeman
Courtesy of Don Holtz / PBS

Fri. Feb. 6 at 9-11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The series continues, with hosts Morgan Freeman and David Harewood as each explore an iconic work by William Shakespeare, revealing their personal connection to the work and how it has shaped them professionally. 

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