Pop-Up Stories

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CANCELED| Due to unexpected circumstances, the Pop-Up Stories event on Saturday, October 25, has been canceled.

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

On this edition of Current State: New pipeline protection plans; Bird Scooters land on sidewalks & impound lots; MSU students rally for Indonesia; Little Rock Nine member Ernest Green; Studying political polarization 1973-now; Plastics in our Great Lakes; dental health and a Jackson teacher's "Random Act of Kindness."

  

Microphone and buttons with WKAR banner
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

CANCELED| Due to unexpected circumstances, the Pop-Up Stories event on Saturday, October 25, has been canceled.

Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

We are excited to host our next Pop-Up Stories event for the first time in Jackson!  It will be this Thursday at 7 pm at the Ella Sharp Museum. The theme is "random acts of kindness." Click here to sign up. Meanwhile, here's a story from our last event in Meridian Township.


microphone with Pop-Up stories button pins
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

We are excited to host our next Pop-Up Stories event for the first time in Jackson!  It will be this Thursday at 7 pm at the Ella Sharp Museum. The theme is "random acts of kindness." Click here to sign up. Meanwhile, here's a story from our last event in Meridian Township. 


Pop-Up Stories Storyteller
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

We are excited to host our next Pop-Up Stories event for the first time in Jackson!  It will be this Thursday at 7pm at the Ella Sharp Museum. The theme is "random acts of kindness." Click here to sign up. Meanwhile, here's a story from our last event in Meridian Township.


Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thu., Aug. 23, 7pm at Ella Sharp Museum | Have you committed or benefited from 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.


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