In Your Community

Events and happenings in the Michigan Capital Region hosted by or in partnership with WKAR.

Jonathan Scott’s Power Trip | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Oct 26, 2020

Thu. Nov. 12, 2020 at 7pm VIRTUAL EVENT | Come together for a special WKAR online screening of Property Brothers’ Jonathan Scott’s Power Trip. Join Jonathan as he journeys across the United States to uncover the obstacles and opportunities to achieving clean, renewable energy.

The Choice: Virtual Screening & Conversation

Sep 22, 2020

Thu Sep. 24 at 6pm ET | Come together for a special WKAR online screening of FRONTLINE: The Choice, featuring conversation about the importance of voting and being an informed voter. RSVP HERE

Thu Sep. 17 at 7pm ET | Come together for a special WKAR online screening of Harbor from the Holocaust, featuring a talkback with filmmaker Violet Du Feng. RSVP HERE

Tue., Jul. 7 at 2pm on WKAR Facebook | Join WKAR and American Experience for  a discussion around the new two-part documentary series The Vote.

Courtesy of Library of Congress

FREE - Wed., June 17 at 6:30 p.m. on OVEE | View a special virtual screening and join the conversation on the arduous battle that finally led to the passage of the 19th Amendment. REGISTER HERE

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
Courtesy / Indie Lens Pop-Up

FREE - Tue., June 16 at 7:30 p.m. on OVEE | View a special virtual screening and join the conversation on the life of a radical activist who videotaped everything on television for 30 years. REGISTER HERE

Eating Up Easter | Indie Lens Pop-Up

May 18, 2020
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FREE - Tue., May 26 at 8 p.m. on OVEE | View a special virtual screening and join the conversation on the local solutions to global climate challenges. REGISTER HERE

Literacy Celebration 2020!

Mar 9, 2020
Girl posing for a picture with Clifford character.
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sun. Mar. 15, 1pm-3:30pm at Hannah Community Center | Join WKAR for children's activities, music, storytelling and meet some your favorite storybook characters!

Always in Season | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Feb 24, 2020

Given the latest developments regarding the coronavirus in our community, Michigan State University is evaluating the health implication of large gatherings and will not be scheduling new events through April 20.

Thank you for your interest in being part of this important discussion.

If you would like to view Always in Season on your own, the program is available for viewing in the free PBS Video App and at video.wkar.org through March 25.

MSU Latinx Film Festival: The Pushouts

Feb 11, 2020

7pm Wed., Feb. 12  at WKAR | A realistic look at America's broken educational system. Join the conversation at this free film screening at the opening night of the MSU Latinx Film Festival.

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