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Local Theater Strives to Inspire Change in Youth

By Audrey Matusz

In 1994, the year Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa, he said “the greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

Bert Goldstein, producer and director  of “Master Harold”…and the boys for the Wharton Center, hopes this play will encourage audiences to reflect on the continuing racial injustice in the United States and undergo a self examination. Goldstein especially wants young audience members to realize that there is much more work to be done for human rights.

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Exposure 10.15.13

Today on Exposure, host Abbie Newton talks about the government shutdown with Eric Scorsone, an economist and public finance expert. Michigan State University professors, Lorraine Weatherspoon and Elizabeth Quilliam, visit the studio to speak about how advergames promote unhealthy eating. We highlight a new store that opened in Old Town in the summer, and two cast members of Flashdance at Wharton Center share the stage to discuss the Broadway hit.

Exposure 9/3/13

Tonight of the first Exposure of September, host Abbie Newton talks with Carl Borchgrevink, a Michigan State University professor, about a class that explores the history, tastes, and fancy of wines. Carlee Henderson of VIM Magazine also visits the studio to speak about Michigan State’s only fashion magazine on campus. Later on the show, we speak about Spartan Remix and Student Ticket Day at the Wharton Center. 

Exposure 2/26/13

Tonight on Exposure, Mike Brand and Bert Goldstein from the MSUFCU Institue for Arts & Creativity talk about new initiatives and upcoming performances at the Wharton Center. Director of the MSU’s RISE program Professor Lori Throp and MSU student Liz Brajevich chat about the worm project. Assistant Professor Ryan Clayton talks about MSU’s Comics Forum. And lastly, we hear from Peter Nelson Quartet, a jazz band with roots in Lansing. Read More…

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