Station News

Mon. June 2 - 5pm - WKAR HD | The 2014 FIRST in Michigan Robotics Championship highlights the best high school robotics teams throughout the state of Michigan. 

June 18 | Evening at WKAR: Freedom Summer

May 30, 2014
Protestors with signs sitting
George Ballis / Take Stock

FREE – Wednesday, June 18, at 7 pm | See a short preview of the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE documentary and talk with members of your community who helped shape this moment in history. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

'Trials of Muhammad Ali' Provokes Conversation

May 19, 2014
Panelists at desk
Aaron Snyder / WKAR-MSU

Community members left WKAR Community Cinema on May 8 with interests heighten from the screening and conversation featuring "The Trials of Muhammad Ali."

East Lansing Art Festival 2014

May 12, 2014

May 17-18 | Look for WKAR in Your Community at the East Lansing Art Festival.

Mike Whorf is known to countless Michigan and mid-western radio listeners as the long-time Detroit radio host of Kaleidoscope. The daily program which aired from the mid-1960s to the late 90s won the coveted Peabody Award in 1968, as well as numerous other statewide and national honors.

Starting in May, Mike Whorf's Kaleidoscope makes its return to Michigan audiences and listeners worldwide on WKAR AM870 and wkar.org.

Sun. May 4 - 6:30pm - 23.1 WKAR HD | MSU Spartans return to the Rose Bowl

Sundays at 2:30 p.m. on 23.1 WKAR-HD and 6 p.m. on 23.2 WKAR World.

FREE – Thursday, May 8, at 7 p.m. | See a short preview of the Independent Lens documentary and explore the issues with a community panel. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

Thursday 4pm at WKAR | Watch the LIVE WEBCAST or BE IN THE AUDIENCE as an all-star panel of sports journalists share their experience covering Olympic Games around the world.

Join WKAR at MSU Science Festival

Mar 30, 2014

April 1-6 on the Michigan State campus. It's a free festival for lifelong learners of all ages!

WKAR was honored this week with numerous awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB), including the coveted Public TV Station of the Year award, at the annual MAB Broadcast Excellence Awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 13, in Lansing, Mich.

Eight speakers — educators, creative thinkers, students and adventurers — present their ideas worth spreading as they explore education and creativity in its myriad forms: from texting to canine therapy to the testing of physical limits.

Mar. 27 | Community Cinema: Medora

Mar 13, 2014

FREE -- Thursday, Mar. 27, at 7 p.m. | See a short preview of the upcoming Independent Lens documentary and learn more from a community panel. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

At the MAB Broadcast Excellence Awards in Lansing on Wednesday night, WKAR-TV took home the Public TV Station of the Year award, WKAR-TV and WKAR-FM combined earned nine Broadcast Excellence awards, and WKAR Technical Services Manager Gary Blievernicht was honored with the Carl E. Lee Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award.

UPDATE: Fri. Feb. 14, 8:47am | WKAR-AM is back on the air at full power. 

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