In Your Community

The Great American Read: 100 Books. 1 Winner.
Courtesy / PBS

Is your favorite book on The Great American Read list of America’s 100 best-loved novels? 

2018 East Lansing Art Festival

May 13, 2018
Bird eye view of festival
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. May 19 – Sun. May 20 in  Downtown East Lansing | Join WKAR at the 2018 East Lansing Art Festival! 

Education | Pop-Up Stories Lansing

Apr 12, 2018
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thu. Apr. 26, 6:30 pm at Impression 5 | Join us at Impression 5 to share stories related to education!

Literacy Celebration

Feb 19, 2018
Join WKAR Mar. 18 from 1pm-3:30pm at the Hannah Community Center for Literacy Celebration!
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

Sun. Mar. 18, 1pm-3:30pm at Hannah Community Center | Join WKAR for children's activities, music, storytelling and meet some your favorite storybook characters!

Curious Crew Roadshow at CADL!

Feb 19, 2018
Join us Mar. 3 from 1pm-3pm for the Curious Crew Roadshow at the Capital Area Distric Library (CADL) in Downtown Lansing!
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Mar. 3, 1pm-3pm at CADL Downtown Lansing | Meet the cast of the WKAR original show Curious Crew with Dr. Rob Stephenson!

Dolores | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Feb 9, 2018
United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta organizing marchers on the 2nd day of March Coachella in Coachella, CA 1969. 'Dolores' Premieres March 27 on WKAR-TV.
Courtesy of © 1976 George Ballis / Take Stock / The Image Works / PBS

FREE Tue. Feb. 27, 7pm at WKAR Studio A | View a special screening and join the conversation! SOLD OUT | WATCH LIVE: Dolores - Conversation and Q & A 

Tell Them We Are Rising | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Jan 29, 2018
Recent graduates of Morgan State University, Maryland.
Courtesy of Morgan State University / PBS

FREE Thu. Feb. 8, 7pm at WKAR Studio A | View a special screening and join the conversation!  RESERVE SEATS HERE

Travel | Pop-Up Stories 2018

Jan 29, 2018
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thu. Mar. 1, 6:30 pm at the Capital Region International Airport | Join us at the Capital Region International Airport to share stories related to travel!

PBS KIDS Day at WKAR | 2018

Dec 15, 2017
PBS KIDS Birthday Graphic
Courtesy / PBS

Sat. Jan. 27, 10am-2pm, WKAR Studios | Celebrate the first birthday of  WKAR Family and the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel!

MI BluesFest logo
Courtesy / Michigan BluesFest

Friday, Sept. 15 & Saturday, Sept. 16 in Old Town Lansing | The blues are in back in Old Town and WKAR will be there each evening!

Khalid Ibrahim standing at the microphone telling a story
Katie Wittenauer / RCAH- MSU

 

The theme of our January Pop-Up Stories event was “clean slate.” Storyteller Khalid Ibrahim shared his story about immigrating to the US from Pakistan when he was twelve.

 


Fri. Sep. 26 - 6pm in East Lansing | Look for your favorite WKAR stars and characters, as "Spartans Make Headlines" in the MSU Homecoming Parade.

Poster: 2014 Old Town BluesFest
Brian Whitfield

Look for WKAR's award-winning production crew at the 2014 Michigan BluesFest in Old Town Lansing, September 19 & 20, recording for the next season of BackStage Pass.

WKAR will be recording several acts at the main stage each evening. For the full schedule and info about the artists, visit www.oldtownbluesfest.com

 

Look for WKAR in Your Community at the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, June 2o-21, in Downtown East Lansing.