StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

The Pushouts | Voces

14 hours ago
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Fri. Sep. 20 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch as we explore themes of race, poverty and the importance of mentors and features archival footage of Rios as a teen gang member filmed for a 1994 FRONTLINE documentary.

Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns

14 hours ago

Director Ken Burns presents a comprehensive look at the history of country music in America and its evolution throughout the 20th century.

WKAR HDTV | Sun.-Wed., Sep. 15-18 and Sep. 22-25 at 8 pm. Repeats 10pm. Streaming free at video.wkar.org and in the PBS App

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Fri. Sep. 13 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn about the versatile Puerto Rican actor whose work on stage and screen took the world by storm.

For The Love Of Their Brother | Special

Sep 4, 2019
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Mon. Sep. 9 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch the struggles and the triumphs of the Siller family after the death of their brother, Stephen Siller, a NYC Firefighter whose life was cut short on September 11th.

September 2019 | Michigan Matinee

Sep 4, 2019
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Thursdays at 7pm on WKAR 90.5 FM | Join host Jamie Paisley for an hour of classic music written for the silver screen.

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Fri. Sep. 6 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center takes its musicians to Greece.

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Fri. Aug. 30, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Examine the history of bluegrass music, from its orgins to its pioneers to its eventual worldwide popularity.

Animal Babies: First Year On Earth | Special

Aug 19, 2019
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Wednesdays, Aug. 28-Sep. 11, 8pm on WKAR-HD | Meet six baby animals from across the globe!

WKAR Special Offers!

Aug 14, 2019
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Watch and call or Give Now Here for special offers!

Downton Abbey Live | Special

Aug 8, 2019
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Sun. Aug. 18, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join award-winning ABC News journalist (and huge “Downton” fan!) Deborah Roberts along with cast members and creators for a celebration of the beloved series and a sneak peek at the upcoming feature film.

Family Pictures USA | Special

Aug 7, 2019
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Mon. Aug. 12, 9pm & Tue. Aug. 13, 8pm & 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Family Pictures USA journeys through a rapidly changing landscape where the hallmarks of a familiar and idealized “America” are being transformed.

Great Composers Month | WKAR Radio Special

Jul 30, 2019
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Weekdays | Hourly - Starting at 9am | Every weekday in August, join WKAR Radio Classical Hosts Jody Knol and Jamie Paisely as they present a musical biography of classical's best composers.  

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Fri. Aug. 9, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Famed conductor and music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel returns to the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace.

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Tue. Aug. 6, 9pm on WKAR HD-23.1 |  Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the concert that became a touchstone for a generation. 

August 2019 | Michigan Matinee

Jul 25, 2019
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Thursdays at 7pm on WKAR 90.5 FM | Join host Jamie Paisley for an hour of classic music written for the silver screen. 

Jamie builds each show around a theme, including a monthly request show. Send your requests to MovieMusic@wkar.org or message 905Classical on Facebook.

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