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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.

Carole King-James Taylor at the Troubadour

Jun 9, 2016
Courtesy of Kevin Estrad / PBS

Sun. Jun. 12 at 7:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy once again the beloved hits of Carole King and James Taylor at the Troubadour. 

Courtesy of Joseph Sinnott/WNET. / PBS

Fri. Jun. 10 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The special event honors Joan Baez's legendary 50 plus years in music with an intimate, career-spanning live performance. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers. 

Finding Your Roots | Maps of Stars

Jun 2, 2016
Courtesy of Mia Farrow / PBS

Tue. Jun. 7 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn how tragic deaths have shaped the families of Hollywood legends Dustin Ho man and Mia Farrow. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers

Jackie Robinson

Jun 2, 2016
Jackie Robinson
Courtesy of Hulton Archive Getty Images

Part Two Jun. 11 at 12pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | This film from Ken Burns examines the life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who in 1947 lifted a nation and an entire race on his shoulders when he crossed baseball’s color line. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers

Blenko Glass: Behind the Scenes

Jun 2, 2016
Amanda Pinckney

Sun. Jun. 5 at 4:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take a journey into the hills of Milton, West Virginia, to see Blenko Glass created, from start to finish. Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.

Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches

Jun 2, 2016

Thu. Jun. 9 at 11:00pm on WKAR-HD | Join Carol Burnett for her personally selected favorite moments from her beloved comedy series. Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.

Purple Rose: 25 Years

Mar 2, 2016

Fri. Mar. 4 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  Watch the documentary on how Jeff Daniels founded the Purple Rose Theatre in 1991.

Anne of Green Gables II MARATHON

Feb 6, 2016
couple sitting outside
courtesy / American Public Media

Sun. Feb. 7 at 3-7:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | She's your favorite alternative to football -- precocious yet lovable Anne Shirley! Watch and call or GIVE NOW HERE for special DVD offers.

performing on stage
Courtesy of Joseph Sinnott / THIRTEEN Productions LLC

Wed. Dec. 2 at 8pm on WKAR-HD | From the Dolby Theatre in L.A., Andrea Bocelli performs. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

Bicyclist crossing over ice with Mackinac Bridge in background

Thu. Aug. 6 at 8pm 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.

PIctured Rock Cruises

Thu. Aug. 13 - 8pm - WKAR-TV | Watch Michigan Out of Doors to learn how you can tour our breathtaking scenic lakeshores with Pictured Rock Cruises. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special ticket offers.

And the TV Spring GiveAway winner is...

Jun 19, 2015
Winners holding guitar
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Evergreen Partner and blues fan Kathy Jackson is the happy winner of a Les Paul Special II electric guitar signed by blues guitar great Joe Bonamassa. 

50 Years With Peter, Paul and Mary

Mar 10, 2015
Portrait: Paul, Mary, and Peter
Courtesy of Robert Corwin / PBS

Tues. Mar. 10 at 8pm on WKAR-HD | Celebrate the impact of the trio that provided America’s soundtrack for generations and combined artistry with activism for five decades. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special DVD offers.

Celtic Woman: Emerald

Mar 6, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 8:30pm on WKAR-HD | Celebrate the musical heritage of the Emerald Isles with dazzling performances from this all-female ensemble. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special DVD offers.

Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever

Mar 2, 2015
Courtesy / TJL/MyMusic

Thurs. Mar. 5 at 8pm on WKAR-HD | This concert has many thrilling moments and once-in-a-lifetime reunions! Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.