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Exposure 06/18/13

Host Abbie Newton talks about summer festivals, barbecues, and beer. WKAR Station Manager Susie Elkins and Backstage Pass Producer Tim Zeko share information about opening the recording of Backstage Pass to the public. The East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival Coordinator, Benjamin Hall, and Education Stage Intern Linnea Jimison talk about this weekend’s festival. Later, international Jazz artist Cyrille Aimee comes on the show and shares her story and her jazz music. To end the show, Abbie taste tests the Signature Smoked Cheddar Cheeseburger from the Michigan State University Eat at State Food Truck and she talks to Paul Starr about Lansing Beer Week, which is from June 23 to June 29.

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Sportswrap 06/13/24

Louis Bilotta and Dan Tyler have NBA Draft picks first on the agenda and move onto the stunning career ending news for Darko Milicic. World Series predictions are on the docket as well. Kate Upton tweets about a love gone cold with Justin Verlander and theories run amuck about his stats relation. The new Redwings Stadium is being built and the guys show their excitement.

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City Pulse 06/19/13

The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival is heating up East Lansing and on the show is a panel of Jazz enthusiasts. Festival Director Benjamin Hall, bass player and Art Director Rodney Whitaker, jazz singer Mardra Thomas, writer for City Pulse Larry Cosentino, and Lois Mummaw of the Jazz festival. Also on the show Ody Norkin, V.P. of the Michigan Flyer and David Pole bring up a grant to be reconsidered for expanding the Michigan Flyer and its reach.

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Accidental Blues Playlist 06/12/13

Tonight’s we’re spotlighting Anthony Gomes and his new album …Before The Beginning. Blues rock and other classic are on the menu tonight, as wel as the powerful style of Michael “Iron Man” Burks, Eddy Clearwater, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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Eric Clapton – Hoochie Coochie Man – From The Cradle

B.B. King – Never Make A Move Too Soon – The Ultimate Collection

Otis Rush – She’s A Good ‘Un (Alternate Take) – 1956-58: His Cobra Recordings

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City Pulse 06/12/13

Andy Balaskavitz interviews Dave Sheets (Discount Dave’s Buy-It-Rite) and Noel Heikkinen (Riverview Church) about an interest in property and the rejuvenation of REO Town in South Lansing. MSU Urban Planning Professor Mark Wilson talks about the Grand River Avenue Corridor and plans to turn the vacant Barnes and Noble into something useful. Last but not least, Dr. Renee Canady of the Ingham County Health Department and Valerie Anderson with the Capital Area Health Alliance are interviewed about a new initiative.

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Exposure 06/11/13

Tonight on Exposure, Abbie Newton goes in the field to tour the new Old Town General Store with owner Rhea Van Atta. Michigan State University Associate Professor in Psychology Devin McAuley and Department of Psychology Chair Juli Wade talk about how Australian songbirds are broadening research on stuttering in humans. Also on the show, Spartan alumni Arro Verse speaks about her new song, “Marry Me” and her life as a Los Angeles independent artist. Lastly, former Marine sniper and now Michigan State student, Logan Stark, chats about his documentary film and experience in the military.

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Sportswrap 06/10/13

On tonight’s show, David DeFever and Zac Seyula of the Impact sports team are abound with NBA news. Miami Heat Vs. San Antonio Spurs re-cap and further playoff predictions, Denver Nugget’s loose George Karl to the Coach of the Year curse, and NBA draft predictions also on the agenda. Stanley Cup Playoffs are entering its final stages as the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins face off and the recent considerations for a safer professional hockey game.

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Accidental Blues Playlist 06/05/13

Tonight’s Accidental Blues are packed with classics from Muddy Waters to Howlin’ Wolf to Elmore James. Albert King’s Born Under A Bad Sign on tonight’s artist spotlight, newly remastered by Joe Tarantino at Stax Records.

8:00 PM

B.B. King – Broken Promise

Buddy Guy – 7-11

Big James And The Chicago Playboys – All Your Love

Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings – Poor Man

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