StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

New York Philharmonic being conducted by Alan Gilbert
Courtesy of Chris Lee / PBS

New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony come to WKAR with new programs on 90.5 FM!

Victoria and Albert sitting in a chair.
Courtesy of Gareth Gatrell/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Victoria Season Two Passport Binge!

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I
Courtesy of Bridgeman Images / PBS

Sun., Jan. 28, 10pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | William Cecil, Elizabeth I's spy master, discovers a conspiracy to assassinate the Queen.

We'll Meet Again | Premiere

Dec 15, 2017
Ann Curry portrait
Courtesy of ©photo by David Turnley / PBS

Tues., Jan. 23, 8pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Ann Curry to witness dramatic reunions between people separated during WWII.

I Am Not Your Negro | Independent Lens

Dec 15, 2017
James Baldwin pictured in the crowd
Courtesy of © Dan Budnik - All Rights Reserved / PBS

Mon., Jan. 15, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore James Baldwin’s unfinished book about race in America in this Oscar-nominated documentary.

Season 2 Premiere | Victoria | Masterpeice

Dec 15, 2017
Signature image for Victoria season 2
Courtesy of ©ITVStudios2017 for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun., Jan. 14, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | New mother Victoria is eager to return to ruling; Albert’s friendship with Ada Lovelace is a threat.

Tony Bennett | Library of Congress

Dec 15, 2017
Tony Bennett pictured with Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden.
Courtesy of Cable Risdon Photography / PBS

Fri., Jan. 12, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | A tribute to Tony Bennett, with Michael Bublé, Wé McDonald, Bruce Willis and more.

Into the Amazon | American Experience

Dec 15, 2017
The Roosevelt Family poses for a picture in 1903
Courtesy of the Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library / PBS

Tues., Jan. 9, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon's perilous journey into the dark and deadly heart of the Amazon rainforest.

Holiday Sounds on 90.5 FM

Dec 12, 2017
holiday sounds: silver bell
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Celebrate the holidays with a variety of radio specials! 

Portrait: Lulu Garcia-Navarro
Stephen Voss / NPR

Wed. Dec. 6 at 6pm on 90.5FM WKAR Radio | Over the past year, sexual harassment remained in the news, with accusations at Fox News, lawsuits and the resignations of prominent TV personalities. 

Mormon Tabernacle Choir performing
Courtesy of Ed Thompson / PBS

Fri., Dec. 15 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate the holidays with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and world-renowned tenor, Rolando Villazon. 

Mary and Paul sitting at kitchen table, sharing favorite recipes for Christmas
Courtesy of LOVE PRODUCTIONS 2014 / PBS

Fri., Dec. 8 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood for a masterclass that showcases festive favorites.

Handel's Messiah
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Sat. Dec. 22 at 2pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio | MSU Faculty Recital Series presents Handel's Messiah LIVE from Wharton Center!

Berlinksy playing violin
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Tue., Nov. 28 at 7:30pm on 90.5 FM | The MSU College of Music is proud to present faculty artist Dmitri Berlinsky, violin, for an evening filled with French and Belgian masterpieces. Live from Fairchild Theatre on the campus of Michigan State University.

Musical group, The Beatles, poses for a picture in Washington DC
Courtesy of © Apple Corps Ltd. / PBS

Mon., Nov. 27, 8pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | The remarkable story of how The Beatles became a global phenomenon. Directed by Oscar-winner Ron Howard.