StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Courtesy of Dana Farber Institute / PBS

The story of cancer and the efforts to find a cure begins with the work of cancer researcher Sidney Farber (1903-73), who, in the late 1940s, introduced the modern era of chemotherapy.

w.r. richards / WKAR-MSU

Following a preview screening of "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," WKAR hosts a conversation about this topic that touches us all.

Apr. 9 | Community Cinema: The Homestretch

Mar 27, 2015
Young man looking across bay at city skyline
Community Cinema

FREE – Thursday, Apr. 9, at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation around this look at the problem of homelessness among teens. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

Curious Crew in Your Community - Holt

Mar 26, 2015

Sat. Mar. 28 11am - 12pm Holt-Delhi Library  | Space Phones, Musical Straws, and more!

MAR 29 | 'Call The Midwife' Season 4

Mar 19, 2015
Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/Neal Street Productions / PBS

Sun. Mar. 29 - 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Rejoin the midwives and nuns of Nonnatus House, as the community prepares to enter a new decade — the 1960s

Courtesy of ITV Studios for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Mar. 29 -  9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | All sales are final as Harry Selfridge gambles his store, his fortune, and his personal happiness on an audacious retail strategy in Mr. Selfridge, Season 3.

Update: Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies

Mar 17, 2015

Ken Burns presents "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," a film by Barak Goodman will air Monday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 1 at 9 p.m. on WKAR. WKAR is pleased to share additional opportunities for the mid-Michigan community to learn more about this topic that affects us all.

Free Screening and Conversation

Harper and Midwest Kind on BackStage Pass

Mar 17, 2015

Join award-winning Australian singer/songwriter Peter Harper as he creates a heady mix of original world, blues & roots music, featuring soulful vocals, wailing harmonica and the haunting drone of the didgeridoo.

Absolut Russian | A2SO Live on 90.5 FM

Mar 16, 2015
Radio Fall GiveAway 2016
courtesy / Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

Sat. March 21 - 8pm 90.5 FM | Live
from the Michigan Theatre, the Ann
Arbor Symphony presents Absolut


Mar 16, 2015
courtesy / Clevis Harrison

Tues. Mar. 17 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Experience a Southern town’s efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in public schools.

WKAR Named Public TV Station of the Year

Mar 13, 2015
2014 MAB Group
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR/ComArtSci

For the fourth year in a row, WKAR has been named Public TV Station of the Year – the top honor awarded by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) for TV programming.

Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home

Mar 10, 2015
Portrait: Kristen Chenoweth
Courtesy of Jill Solomon / PBS

Sun. Mar. 15 at 9:30pm on WKAR-HD | Emmy® and Tony® Award-winner and accomplished singer Kristin Chenoweth brings it home — to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma that is — to perform a career-spanning concert. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.

50 Years With Peter, Paul and Mary

Mar 10, 2015
Portrait: Paul, Mary, and Peter
Courtesy of Robert Corwin / PBS

Tues. Mar. 10 at 8pm on WKAR-HD | Celebrate the impact of the trio that provided America’s soundtrack for generations and combined artistry with activism for five decades. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special DVD offers.

Celtic Woman: Emerald

Mar 6, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 8:30pm on WKAR-HD | Celebrate the musical heritage of the Emerald Isles with dazzling performances from this all-female ensemble. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special DVD offers.

FREE – Thursday, Mar. 26, at 7:00 p.m. | Join the conversation about cancer and preview the new film series from Ken Burns | VIEW THE LIVE WEBCAST HERE