Pop-Up Stories

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A mobile storytelling project from WKAR Current State, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University, and community partners.

2018 Schedule

March 22, 6:30pm 
Capital Region International Airport

April 26, 6:30pm
Impression 5

June 28, 6:30pm
Meridian Farmers' Market

August 23, 7:00pm
Ella Sharp Museum

October 25, 6:30pm
Sparrow Herbert Herman Cancer Center

Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thu., Aug. 23, 7pm at Ella Sharp Museum | Have you committed or been the benefit of a "random act of kindness?"

Pop-Up Story: ‘I Have Always Loved School’

Jun 26, 2018
Storyteller Robin Pizzo
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s live storytelling event “Pop-Up Stories” happens every other month, and our next one is this Thursday June 28th at the Meridian Township Farmer’s Market. The theme will be “growing pains.” Here’s Robin Pizzo telling a story at our last event, where the theme was “education.”

 


Pop-Up Story: ‘Lessons In Anger’

Jun 25, 2018
Storyteller Jim Schultheiss
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s next Pop-Up Stories is this Thursday June 28th at the Meridian Township Farmer’s Market, and the theme will be “growing pains.” Here’s storyteller Jim Schultheiss telling a story at out last event where the theme was “education.”

 

 


vegetables and WKAR buttons
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thu. Jun. 28, 6:30 pm at Meridian Farmers' Market | Come share a story about growth and the pain that comes with it!

Pop-Up Story: ‘Hippies in Paris’

Apr 24, 2018
Storyteller Liz Andrews
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

 Tomorrow is our next Pop-Up Stories live storytelling event. This time we’ll be at Impression 5 and the theme will be education. Here’s a story from our last event at the Capital Region International Airport. The theme was travel, and storyteller Liz Andrews told a story about going to Paris.

 

 

 


Pop-Up Story: ‘Cheap Tickets’

Apr 24, 2018
Carol Edmunds photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR

Thursday April 26th is our next Pop-Up Stories, and this time we’ll be at Impression5 where the theme will be education. Here’s a story from our last event at the Capital Region International Airport. The theme was travel, and storyteller Carol Edmunds told a story of a memorable journey at sea.
 

 

 


Pop-Up Story: ‘Midnight Express’

Apr 23, 2018
Storyteller Ray Miller
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

This Thursday we’ll have our second Pop-Up Stories event of the year, this time we’ll be at Impression5 and the theme will be education. Here’s a story from our last event at the Capital Region International Airport. The theme was travel, and storyteller Ray Miller shared a humorous account of his trip to Turkey.

 

 


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!

Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Tonight’s Pop-Up Stories event at the Capital Region International Airport is postponed due to weather and possible hazardous road conditions. We will reschedule the event at a later date, to be determined. We thank you for your interest.

Pop-Up Story: 'I Switched'

Feb 28, 2018
Storyteller Jean Bolley.
Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s Pop-Up Stories returns Thursday night at the Capital Region International Airport and the theme is “Around The World.”

At last October’s Pop-Up at the library, the theme was "transformations." Storyteller Jean Bolley shared a humorous story about a transformation she had as a sports fan.


Pop-Up Story: 'Hornets to Butterflies'

Feb 27, 2018
Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

It’s time for another one of our Pop-Up Stories! This one was told by Bob Kirkby last October, where the theme was “transformations.”

 


Pop-Up Stories Returns For 2018 Season

Feb 27, 2018

Pop-Up Stories returns this Thursday, March 1st with an event at the Capital Region International Airport!


Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s Pop-Up Stories returns this Thursday March 1. We’ll be at the Capital Region International Airport and the theme is “Around The World: Travel Stories.”

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!

From the Front Lines | Pop-Up Stories

Nov 6, 2017
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Friday, November 10 at 6:30pm at the Communication Arts and Sciences Building, Studio A | Join WKAR for our final event in the Vietnam series: a special edition of Pop-Up Stories to honor our veterans.

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