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Whether you enjoy classical music or news from National Public Radio on WKAR Radio, or you like the diversity of programs on WKAR-TV's three digital channels, you will discover something that will expand your knowledge and allow you to explore new subjects and places.

Or, WKAR programs may simply help you relax and enjoy your day.

Our community provides more than 50 percent of WKAR's financial support. Thanks to you, WKAR stations can continue to provide the programs you love and value.

Anne of Green Gables | Special!

Aug 3, 2017
American Public Television

Sat. Aug. 12 at 10am-3pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Precocious yet lovable Anne Shirley returns to public television for an encore presentation of the classic. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Courtesy of © Apple Corps Ltd. / PBS

Tue. Aug. 8 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the groundbreaking album that ranks #1 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Watch and call or GIVE NOW for special offers.

JFK: The Lost Inaugural Gala | Special!

Aug 3, 2017
JFK and First Lady at the pre-inaugural gala
Courtesy of Jacques Lowe / PBS

Mon. Aug. 7 at 10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Enjoy performances from Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Gene Kelly and more in this presidential gala event taped in 1961 but never broadcast on television. Watch and call or GIVE NOW for special offers.

Main image
Courtesy / PBS

Sun., Aug. 6 at 7pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take an introductory look at The Vietnam War from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick! Watch and call or GIVE NOW.

Portrait: Ken Burns
Courtesy of Justin Altman / PBS

Thur., Aug. 3 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns! Watch and call or GIVE NOW.

And the 2017 TV GiveAway Winner is...

Jun 23, 2017
Amanda Pinckney/WKAR-MSU

WKAR Evergreen Partner Julie Pierce is the happy winner of an Epiphone PR-150 acoustic guitar signed by blues guitar great Joe Bonamassa.

Julie is a longtime WKAR donor and has plans to begin taking guitar lessons soon. The TV GiveAway was part of a recent fundraising campaign that raised over $60,000 in support of quality television for mid-Michigan.

Celtic Woman: Destiny, woods picture
Courtesy of Kip Carroll / PBS

Fri. May 12 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | Enjoy more musical enchantment from Ireland’s famed singing group, filmed in Dublin’s spectacular 200-year-old Round Room at the Mansion House. Watch for special ticket offers! 

Your Football Alternative | WKAR Specials

Jan 30, 2017
Celtic Woman: Destiny, woods picture
Courtesy of Kip Carroll / PBS

Sun. Feb. 5 from 2:30pm to 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Where do non-football fans turn for alternative viewing on February 5? WKAR! 

Start this December with WKAR TV Specials

Nov 30, 2016
AMERICAN PUBLIC TELEVISION

Continues Sat. Dec.3- Sun. Dec.4 on WKAR-HD 23.1 | December opens up with special broadcasts this week.

Radio Fall GiveAway 2016
Courtesy / Leading Edge Golf

Our WKAR Radio Fall Fundraiser has wrapped up for 2016, but there is still one more chance to win a Fall GiveAway for anyone making a gift online at wkar.org.

Radio Fall GiveAway 2016
Courtesy / Wharton Center

When you Give Now Here, you're supporting music and news that make a difference!

Radio Fall GiveAway 2016
courtesy / Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

When you Give Now Here, you're supporting music and news that make a difference!

Radio Fall GiveAway 2016
WKAR-MSU

When you Give Now Here, you're supporting music and news that make a difference!

2016 Radio GiveAway
WKAR-MSU

When you Give Now Here, you're supporting music and news that make a difference!

Wharton: Gentleman's Guide
Courtesy / Wharton Center

When you Give Now Here, you're supporting music and news that make a difference.

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