Tune in from 7-8pm to listen to Michigan’s world beat infused folk band, the Ragbirds. Hear a story about vinyl in today’s music world and an interview about the green economy.
This week on HHour we cover hard hitting news events like the new Harry Potter social community, a dating web site for people too good to look at, the future of internet porn names, and the death of Spider-man (again). Diego fills in for Jon, Jesse sees the last Star Wars movie, and Emanuele takes over for Annie in our ears but not our hearts (yet).
Ed is at a super-secret project, so Diego steps in to host with J-wize and a ragtag crew of motley folks. I didn’t listen to it yet but I can honestly say it’s my favorite!
Dave and Megan talk about the NBA and NHL playoffs. The Tigers chances this season and the Pistons. The chances that Mark Dantonio is being recruited for coaching at OSU. The French open and NASCAR.
MSU sociologist Carl Taylor on urban youth culture, NSCL leader Konrad Gelbke, tips on being “firewise” this
summer, and all about MSU’s partnership with LinkedIn.
Emily talks with Kyle and Greg Benson Rock N Brew festival. The Band Billiards Music preforms. Emily discusses Old Town Scrapfest with David Such. Emily interviews the director of Lemonade Detroit Erik Proulx. Hear a story that asks the question: “What is art ?” This weeks Michigan storytelling segment features Will Jones.
Mobile food is the future people! Ed recounts meeting stars like John Hodgman and Star Burns (who he didn’t really actually meet). Jon gets tricked into liking Nickelback at America’s largest music festival. Everyone regales with tales of local area food trucks. Mmmm. Giveaways, a little chaotic. Always pleasurable.
Emanuele Berry subs for Emily Fox. She talks traditional Indian dance with MSU Student Shreelina Gsosh. Emily Fox with local artist Sam Corbin, and a story about Music collectives in Michigan. Also, Emanuele speaks with two MSU students who are canoeing the entire Mississippi River. The Michigan Storytelling segment this week features Rose Cooper sharing an original poem.
This week Berl welcomes the executive director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Rich Robinson to discuss campaign financing.Dale Schrader talks about his plan’s to renovate a gas station in old town. Allan Ross at the Allen Street Farmers Market. Musical guest Joe Leste of Bang Tango.