#METOO, Now What? | Special Series

Feb 10, 2018
Zainab Salbi headshot

1pm Sundays Feb. 11-Mar. 4, on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Executive editor and host Zainab Salbi goes beyond the headlines about sexual harassment to ask how we got here and how we move forward. WATCH at

Kevin Noe with Orchestra
courtesy / MSU College of Music

Sun., Feb. 11 at 7pm on 90.5 FM |LIVE from Wharton Center Cobb Great Hall, conductor Kevin Noe presents

L’Elisir d’Amore | Metropolitan Opera

Feb 4, 2018
Pretty Yende on stage performing
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Feb. 10 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | The story combines comic archetypes with a degree of genuine character development rare in works of this type.

Curious Crew Returns for Fourth Season

Feb 1, 2018
Group photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Curious Crew returns for its fourth season on Monday, February 5 at 5:30 p.m. on WKAR HD 23.1.

Your Football Alternative | Specials

Jan 29, 2018
Key portrait of Queen Elizabeth I in a dress covered in eyes and ears which represents her spy network
Courtesy of Bridgeman Images / PBS

Sun., Feb. 4, 12:30pm-11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Where do non-football fans turn for alternative viewing on the day of the big game? WKAR! 

Il Trovatore | Metropolitan Opera

Jan 28, 2018
Main character Yonghoon Lee as Manrico in Il Trovatore
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Feb. 3 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Sir David McVicar’s exhilarating production of Verdi’s thrilling depiction of life on the edge 

Michigan State of the State 2018

Jan 22, 2018
Governor Snyder at podium

WATCH IT HERE NOW | Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's annual address to the Michigan Legislature and Democratic response.

Tosca | Metropolitan Opera

Jan 21, 2018
Set model for new production Tosca
Courtesy / Metropolitan Opera Technical Department

Sat., Jan. 27 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | This new production offers a splendid backdrop for two extraordinary sopranos sharing the title role of the jealous prima donna.

February Episodes | MSU in Concert

Jan 19, 2018
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Fridays at 3pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio | This February, enjoy a weekly hour of classical concerts from Michigan State University hosted by WKAR's Peter Whorf!

Amanpour on PBS | New!

Jan 17, 2018
Christiane Amanpour headshot.
Courtesy of CNN International / PBS

Monday through Thursday at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Featuring conversations about important global issues.

Victoria | Season 2 | Masterpiece

Jan 17, 2018
Shown from left to right: JENNA COLEMAN as Victoria and TOM HUGHES as Albert.
Courtesy of Gareth Gatrell / PBS

Sundays at 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The series stars Jenna Coleman as the young queen, wife, and mother in an all-new season of Victoria.

Thaïs | Metropolitan Opera

Jan 14, 2018

Sat., Jan. 20 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Ailyn Pérez is the alluring courtesan and Gerald Finley is the holy man who tries to resist her powers of seduction in Massenet’s tale of sensuality versus spirituality. Emmanuel Villaume conducts.

Scene on set from Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci."
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Jan. 13 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Roberto Alagna takes on the leading tenor roles in both parts of opera’s most popular double bill.

Hansel and Gretel | Metropolitan Opera

Dec 31, 2017
Scene on set from Hansel and Gretel
Cory Weaver / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Jan. 6 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | A Met English-language holiday presentation, Richard Jones’s clever production of Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera is based on the Brothers Grimm story. 

Portrait: Hugh Bonneville
Courtesy of © Roman Zach-Kiesling/ORF / PBS

Mon., Jan. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Ring in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Riccardo Muti and host Hugh Bonneville!