Pop-Up Stories

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

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Pop-Up Story: ‘On the Wrong Track’

Sep 29, 2016
Nancy DeJoy photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

We have another Pop- Up story from our August event at Red Cedar Spirits, where the theme was “The Heat is On.” Our Storyteller is Nancy DeJoy.
 


Pop-Up Story: ‘Living in a Disney Movie’

Sep 26, 2016
Megan McMahon photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Megan McMahon has another Pop-Up Story from our August event, where the theme was “The Call of the Wild.”


Pop-Up Story: ‘Fear and Heat in the Jungle’

Sep 22, 2016
Dave Dunckel photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

At our last Pop-Up Stories event, Dave Dunckel told a story from the jungles of Central America.


Pop-Up Stories: Turning Over a New Leaf

Sep 14, 2016
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Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Thur. Sept. 29 at 6pm at Reach Studio Art Center in Lansing, MI | Have you ever had a fresh start? A clean slate?

Pop-Up Story: ‘You Want a Piece of Me?’

Aug 29, 2016
Mark Sundermann story
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

The theme of our last Pop-Up Stories event was "The Call of the Wild." Mark Sundermann told a story about a nasty mishap.


Pop-Up Story: ‘Fostering Teamwork’

Aug 24, 2016
Josh Lown photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

We have a story today from Josh Lown, who appeared at our most recent Pop-Up Stories event in East Lansing. The theme was "The Call of the Wild."


Pop-Up Stories: The Heat is On

Aug 22, 2016
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Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Wed. Aug. 31 at 6pm at Red Cedar Spirits in East Lansing | If you can't stand the heat... stand on a stage and tell a story!

Jay Wagar photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR

Jay Wagar tells a story at our most recent Pop-Up Stories event on the theme "The Call of the Wild."


Pop-Up Story: ‘When Your Roots Call You’

Aug 5, 2016
Missy Lilje photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Missy Lilje was a storyteller at our most recent Pop-Up Stories event on the theme of "Putting Down Roots."

Pop-Up Story: ‘Roots Two Countries Deep’

Jul 28, 2016
Esperanza Rubio Torres photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Ahead of tonight's Pop-Up Stories event in East Lansing, we have a story from last month's event from Esperanza Rubio Torres.


Pop-Up Story: ‘Work Can Determine Your Roots’

Jul 26, 2016
Nick Neuveau Paul Schmittgall photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Most people roots are determined by family. We learned that at Current State’s most recent Pop-Up Stories event, but we also learned from a Lansing man that livelihood also plays a role.


Pop-Up Story: ‘Home is Where the Roots are’

Jul 21, 2016
Roxanne Andrews photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Roxanne Andrews told her story of putting down roots at WKAR's most recent Pop-Up Stories event.


Pop-Up Stories: The Call of the Wild

Jul 13, 2016
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Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

​Wed. Aug. 10 at 7pm at Valley Court Park, East Lansing | The Great Outdoors beckons… have you answered the call? 

Pop-Up Story: ‘Growing in the Right Spot’

Jul 5, 2016
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Current State brings you a Pop-Up Story from our most recent event at the Allen Marketplace in Lansing, this time from Marissa Thaler.


Sarah Kwilinski photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

At a recent Pop-Up Stories event, Sarah Kwilinski told the story of her talk with her three-year-old child about the birds and the bees.


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