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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Album Announced

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Album Announced

Makenzie McNeill

March 6, 2015


Filed under Music, News

Canadian music collective and post-rock pioneers Godspeed You! Black Emperor have revealed their fifth album, titled “Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress”. This album will be GY!BE’s first album in three years since their 2013 record “'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!”, which was met with widespread...

Dimebag Darrell’s Grave Defaced, Suspect Apologizes

Ian Lovdahl

March 6, 2015


Filed under Music, News

The grave of former Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Darrell Abbot, known widely under his pseudonym Dimebag Darrell, was vandalized earlier this week. The burial site at Arlington, Texas’s Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery was reportedly defaced with a homophobic slur and was spat upon. A pair of cowboy...

Michigan Storytellers

Michigan Storytellers

Quin Hoffman

March 3, 2015


Filed under News, TEMP Exposure

Steve Happens Rebekah Small tells us her story about her older brother Steve Small and his infamous reputation. If you'd like to tell a story, email us a short summary of your story at news@impact89fm.org

“The Cager” Premiere Showcases Local Consolidated Entrepreneurial Efforts

“The Cager” Premiere Showcases Local Consolidated Entrepreneurial Efforts

Jonathan Yales

February 24, 2015


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Almost exactly 24 hours after the Oscars concluded in Los Angeles, a young group of advantageous entrepreneurs held their own private red-carpet gala at NCG Eastwood Cinemas in Lansing to celebrate the completion of their own cinematic work. "The Cager", a 25-minute film written and directed by curr...

Exposure | 2.24.15

Exposure | 2.24.15

Quin Hoffman

February 24, 2015


Filed under News, TEMP Exposure

Sexposure, the usual programming for the end of the month, has sadly been cancelled. Instead, we highlight our recent wins at MAB 2015. We have an all-star show of all of the award winning pieces we made this past year, including first place talk show Steven Rich did on national Radio Day.

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes

Quin Hoffman

February 13, 2015


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By Emily McPherson Apps for phones are typically fun and games, but many are beginning to make a big difference in people’s lives. The new “Be My Eyes” app connects blind people with volunteer sighted helpers from all around the world via live video chat. Blind individuals take pride in completing...

Decriminalizing Marijuana East Lansing Update

Decriminalizing Marijuana East Lansing Update

Aaron Martinez

January 26, 2015


Filed under News

After months of legal rangling in the Ingham County Circuit Court, the City of East Lansing has announced that it will place an initiative to decriminalize marijuana possession for people 21 and over on the upcoming election ballot in May. The proposal was first submitted to the city last July and later...

Local Theater Strives to Inspire Change in Youth

Local Theater Strives to Inspire Change in Youth

Quin Hoffman

January 16, 2015


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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 ...

Two Minute Drill 12.08.14

Two Minute Drill 12.08.14

December 8, 2014


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Midterm Election Wrap Up

Midterm Election Wrap Up

November 7, 2014


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By Aaron Martinez This past Tuesday, voters lent their voices to deciding who should be elected to public offices in Michigan and around the country. In the days leading up to the election, pollsters around the country had virtually every state-level race in Michigan marked as a statistical dead heat....

Keep Things Spinning with the Lansing Record & CD Show

Keep Things Spinning with the Lansing Record & CD Show

November 6, 2014


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By Daniel Rayzel On Saturday, November 8th, the Lansing Record and CD Show will be returning to Lansing at the Quality Inn University. Read More »...

East Lansing Film Festival Promises Thrills, Big Stars, and Comedy

East Lansing Film Festival Promises Thrills, Big Stars, and Comedy

October 31, 2014


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By Audrey Matusz The 17th annual East Lansing Film Festival is on a roll this weekend bringing independent films, documentaries, shorts, and student films from around the world to the local area. The festival started last night and runs till Thursday, Nov. 6. Films are screened at Wells Hall and Studio C theatre in Okemos and vary from psychological thrillers to uplifting documentaries. Read More »...

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