Ted O’Dell, Andy Schor, and Anne Clayton, three candidates for the 68th District House Seat, discuss the race and general politics. We talk to Kyle Melinn of City Pulse about the race for the 68th District House Seat and the protest of the censoring of Lansing Representatives. Rick Pappas, President of Davenport College, calls in to discuss the recent statement that the Lansing campus will not be moving away from the Capitol Building. Berl and co-host Andy Balaskowitz talk about parking in Lansing.
Emily Fox reports on Beehive Recording and the preservation of Detroit’s musical sound. The Anthony Stanco Quartet performs and talks about the East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival. Paul Moore calls in to talk about his company, Start Garden. Michigan Storytelling segment features Scott Lasser, author of “Say Nice Things About Detroit.”
Jay Kaplan, LGBT Law Project Director of the ACLU of Michigan along with Emily Hovarth and Christ Steele, Co-chairs of Michigan Pride are on to talk about MI Pride Weekend. Paul Dykema, Forestry and Grounds Manager of Lansing discusses going green in Lansing. Richard karp, a developer in Michigan known for the Arbaugh Building talk about progress of the housing market in the city of Detroit.
Yvonne Camaal Canul, Superintendent of Lansing School District, is on to talk about the reorganization of Lansing Schools. Jocelyn Benson, Secretary of State Democratic Candidate of 2010, discusses election fraud. Jessica York, a City Councilwoman, talks about a new plan for bike parking.
Trevor Thomas, 3rd Congressional District Democratic Candidate is on to talk about the race and general politics.
Terry link, Executive Director of Greater Lansing Food Bank and Go Local organization discusses buying local and micro consumption.
Kyle Melinn of City Pulse talks about the state budget.
Rob Roznowski, Associate President of Acting at MSU calls in to discuss the Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year Award and MSU Theatre
Emily Fox reports on “The Empowerment Plan.” Smitty Smith and Matt Bliton talk about Pumpstock American Roots Festival. Brendan Dwyer discusses the Be a Tourist in Your Own Town event. David Myers of Michigan Virtual Schools talks about virtual schools and the future of online learning. Reverend Sokuzan Robert Brown talks about teaching meditation to prison inmates. Michigan Storytelling segment features Lucas Ball.
Pat lindemann, Ingham County Drain Commissioner, on the race and general politics.
Gretchen Cochran and Dan Bollman of Preservation Lansing talk about the Preservation Awards.
Jack Ebling, author of “Tales From Detroit Tigers Dugout,” calls in to discuss Detroit Tigers baseball and his book.
Erik Qualman talks about social media and his book “Socialnomics.” Cirque du Soleil production manager Chris Brislin is on to talk about the show. Nick Kanaan, MSU professor and Alzheimer’s researcher discusses the recent goal to end Alzheimer’s by 2050. Rocky Votolato joins us in the studio for a couple of acoustic songs and an interview. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring Keith Taylor and his poem “Guilty at the Rapture.”
Host Berl Schwartz interviews Pat Lindemann, Ingham County Drain Commissioner, about the current race and general politics.
Reverend Melvin T. Jones, Pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church, and Bishop David Maxwell, Director of the city’s Office of Faith-Based Initiatives join us to discuss President Obama’s endorsement of homosexual marriage.
We call Valerie Marvin, the President of the Historical Society of Greater Lansing, to talk about the fundraiser for the opening of the Potter House.
Lansing-based band Eight to the Bar is in studio to perform and talk East Lansing Art Festival. Mohammad Khalil, Professor of Religious Studies at MSU, talks about Sharia Law and a bill that would ban foreign religious laws in Michigan. Michael Craw of MSU’s James Madison school is on to talk about the LGBT community and President Obama’s endorsement of homosexual marriage. Brian Metcalf, Superintendent of Grand Ledge Public Schools, talks about a program to give kindergarteners iPads. Michigan Storytelling segment features Ellen Airgood, author of “South of the Superior.”