Patrik Holubik http://wemu.org en A Capitol Fourth (8p - 10p) http://wemu.org/post/capitol-fourth-8p-10p <div>This July 4, America's national Independence Day celebration broadcasts live from the West Lawn of the United States Capitol. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning TV personality Tom Bergeron and NPR's Korva Coleman, the event features performances from some of America's best known celebrities and musical artists.</div><div> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:09:04 +0000 Patrik Holubik 48267 at http://wemu.org Capitol Steps: 'Politics Takes A Holiday!' (7p - 8p) http://wemu.org/post/capitol-steps-politics-takes-holiday-7p-8p <p><span style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">This Independence Day, enjoy the Capitol Steps one-hour long special, “Politics Takes a Holiday!”&nbsp;</span><br style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;" /><span style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</span><br style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;" /><span style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">The Capitol Steps will address timely issues set to show tunes!&nbsp; There’s John Kerry singing “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Crimea?” and Hillary Clinton admonishing Joe Biden to “Let it Go” whe Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:57:19 +0000 Patrik Holubik 48265 at http://wemu.org Chrysta Cherrie Takes The Helm Of The Groove Yard http://wemu.org/post/chrysta-cherrie-takes-helm-groove-yard <p>After a storied, decades long career as host of the Groove Yard, George Klein has decided to step down as the show's host, effective immediately.</p><p>Over the last 25 years, George has been a rich contributor to the legacy of jazz and WEMU. All of us at WEMU thank George for the time, effort, energy and passion he put into the program over the years and wish him well in his future endeavors.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:09:13 +0000 Patrik Holubik 46951 at http://wemu.org The 2014 WEMU Blues Barbecue w/ Bobby Murray: Friday, June 6th http://wemu.org/post/2014-wemu-blues-barbecue-w-bobby-murray-friday-june-6th <p></p><p></p><p>If you gave $120 or more to WEMU this spring, your admission for two is a bonus premium and your name is on the guest list for the <strong>Blues Barbecue <em>Friday, June 6th, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m</em></strong><em>.</em> outside at the EMU Convocation Center (In the atrium in case of rain).&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:55:27 +0000 Patrik Holubik 43017 at http://wemu.org The 2014 WEMU Blues Barbecue w/ Bobby Murray: Friday, June 6th Cécile McLorin Salvant At The Ann Arbor Summer Festival http://wemu.org/post/c-cile-mclorin-salvant-ann-arbor-summer-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With a deep, velvety voice, rhythmic poise, a sublime feel for the blues, </span>Cécile<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>McLorin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Salvant<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is jazz’s brightest rising star and the darling of Detroit’s Mack Avenue Records. Born in Miami to French and Haitian parents, and fluent in English, Spanish, and French, she confidently delivers jazz interpretations in a gorgeous, accessible program of standards and originals. </span></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 14:17:57 +0000 Patrik Holubik 46193 at http://wemu.org Cécile McLorin Salvant At The Ann Arbor Summer Festival Protecting Private Property Gas And Oil Exploration In Washtenaw County http://wemu.org/post/protecting-private-property-gas-and-oil-exploration-washtenaw-county <p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Patrik Holubik 45272 at http://wemu.org Protecting Private Property Gas And Oil Exploration In Washtenaw County 2014 Ann Arbor Summer Festival: Top of the Park Season Announced http://wemu.org/post/2014-ann-arbor-summer-festival-top-park-season-announced <div>The Ann Arbor Summer Festival has announced the line up for the admission-free Top of the Park&nbsp;</div><div>series!</div><div> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:35:45 +0000 Patrik Holubik 45212 at http://wemu.org 2014 Ann Arbor Summer Festival: Top of the Park Season Announced Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz: Sean Dobbins At Rush Street Tonight! http://wemu.org/post/sesi-motors-501-jazz-sean-dobbins-rush-street-tonight <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">89.1 WEMU’s free Sesi Motors – Jan Winkelman&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">5:01 Jazz&nbsp;</strong></em>series springs to life Friday, May 2nd with Drummer <strong><a href="https://myspace.com/seandobbins">Sean Dobbins</a>.</strong></p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:40:50 +0000 Patrik Holubik 45043 at http://wemu.org Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz: Sean Dobbins At Rush Street Tonight! 89.1 WEMU Presents: Mr. B Live In-Studio http://wemu.org/post/891-wemu-presents-mr-b-live-studio <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/143751672&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Mr. B (Mark Braun) visits the 89.1 WEMU&nbsp;studios to perform with special guests, Lila Ammons &amp; Axel Zwingenberger ahead of their&nbsp;<a href="http://theark.org/3766.html"><strong>Blues and Boogie Celebration&nbsp;</strong></a>at the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan this weekend.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:25:30 +0000 Patrik Holubik & Michael Jewett & Marilyn Gouin 44074 at http://wemu.org 89.1 WEMU Presents: Mr. B Live In-Studio CHAMPIONSHIP: Cast Your Vote for WEMU in the Tournament of Eagles http://wemu.org/post/championship-cast-your-vote-wemu-tournament-eagles <p><span style="color: rgb(55, 64, 78); font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">Vote for WEMU in the championship round of the Tournament of Eagles<strong> <a href="http://on.fb.me/OrA9Pu">by commenting on this link</a>!</strong></span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:43:49 +0000 Patrik Holubik 41897 at http://wemu.org CHAMPIONSHIP: Cast Your Vote for WEMU in the Tournament of Eagles Potential Environmental Impact Of Proposed Sand Mine Near Chelsea http://wemu.org/post/potential-environmental-impact-proposed-sand-mine-near-chelsea <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">A Ready-Mix concrete company,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mccoigmaterials.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">McCoig Materials</a>, is&nbsp;looking to open up a mine on a site north of Chelsea, between the Waterloo and Pinckney Recreation areas. The area has numerous bodies of water and natural areas that could be impacted by the move. McCoig wants to operate the mine for 22 to 30 years and remove 11 million tons of sand and gravel.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This week on 89.1 WEMU's Issues of the Environment,&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">Dr. Lynn Walter, Professor </span>Emerita<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;"> of Geology at the University of Michigan, will discuss the environmental impacts of sand mining and the controversial operation proposed for Lyndon and </span>Scio<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;"> Townships.</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;"><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/142704739&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></span></p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:41:49 +0000 Patrik Holubik & Patrick Campion 43791 at http://wemu.org Blog: Arguments To Convince 6th Circuit Appeals Court to Lift The Stay On Same-Sex Marriages http://wemu.org/post/blog-arguments-convince-6th-circuit-appeals-court-lift-stay-same-sex-marriages <div><strong>UPDATE 4:52 PM&nbsp;</strong>Rick Pluta is reporting that no decision was reached in today's hearing. &nbsp;The trial is likely to go to the Supreme Court which is not likely to decide another same-sex marriage case before its next session. Attorneys seeking to overturn Michigan’s ban say holding up recognition of same-sex marriages hurts families with children.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:14:04 +0000 Patrik Holubik & Rick Pluta 43366 at http://wemu.org Just Under $100,000 Left To Raise In Two Days http://wemu.org/post/just-under-100000-left-raise-two-days <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="128" scrolling="no" src="https://onedrive.live.com/embed?cid=CC55B03105C3FED4&amp;resid=CC55B03105C3FED4%21176&amp;authkey=AEy5dYPUyHZ-ulY&amp;em=2&amp;wdAllowInteractivity=False&amp;Item=Chart%204&amp;wdDownloadButton=True" width="610"></iframe><strong style="color: red;"><font face="Georgia, Times, serif"><span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 22px;">WEMU's spring pledge drive ends in just two days</span></font></strong><font color="#333333" face="Georgia, Times, serif"><span style="font-size: 15.5555562973 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:06:50 +0000 Patrik Holubik 43010 at http://wemu.org Just Under $100,000 Left To Raise In Two Days Celebrating The Beatles on Public Radio http://wemu.org/post/celebrating-beatles-public-radio <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/139731898&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Fifty years after The Beatles took America by storm, we examine why the group was so innovative.</span></p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 18:03:33 +0000 Patrik Holubik 42885 at http://wemu.org Does Local Radio Still Matter? http://wemu.org/post/does-local-radio-still-matter <blockquote><p><em>“We in the radio industry know what radio is.&nbsp;&nbsp;It is companionship, it is emotional.&nbsp;&nbsp;It is a human connection with the presenter and other listeners.&nbsp;&nbsp;It is full of powerful stories.&nbsp;&nbsp;That powerful story might be a hard-hitting feature on a local NPR station; but it could also be an equally powerful story from the local breakfast team about their day yesterday&nbsp;inspired by a listener’s tweet.”</em></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:08:26 +0000 Patrik Holubik 42830 at http://wemu.org Does Local Radio Still Matter? AUDIO: Rebekah Warren Announces Congressional Exploratory Committee http://wemu.org/post/audio-rebekah-warren-announces-congressional-exploratory-committee <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <link href="http://wemu.org/post/audio-rebekah-warren-announces-congressional-exploratory-committee" rel="standout" /> </p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <meta content="Rebekah Warren, John Dingell, Debbie DIngell, Congress" name="news_keywords" /> </p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">State of Michigan Senator Rebekah Warren has announced today on <strong>89.1 WEMU</strong>&nbsp;she will officially launch a Congressional Exploratory Committee&nbsp;for the seat being vacated by Representative John Dingell.<iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/137189886%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-g3iEU&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Warren made the announcement herself Friday morning during the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">Morning Edition with 89.1&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU’s</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;David Fair</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">Listen to Warren’s announcement above.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:42:19 +0000 Patrik Holubik & David Fair 42180 at http://wemu.org AUDIO: Rebekah Warren Announces Congressional Exploratory Committee Same-Sex Parenting Trial In Detroit http://wemu.org/post/same-sex-parenting-trial-detroit <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><div><p>The State of Michigan’s highly anticipated gay marriage trial began Tuesday in Detroit, where a Federal judge will hear the pros and cons of raising children in same-sex families and rule on the definition of marriage in Michigan.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:20:58 +0000 Patrik Holubik 42033 at http://wemu.org Same-Sex Parenting Trial In Detroit Rep. John Dingell on the importance of Public Broadcasting http://wemu.org/post/rep-john-dingell-importance-public-broadcasting <p>The architect of the Public Broadcasting Act, Rep. John Dingell&nbsp;spoke to WEMU advocates at the first <strong><em>State of the Station</em></strong>&nbsp;in 2013 on the importance of&nbsp;public broadcasting in the community.</p><p></p><div>John Dingell, who served a record 58 years in Congress, <a href="http://wemu.org/post/rep-john-dingell-who-has-served-record-58-years-retiring">has announced he will be retiring after his current term</a>.&nbsp;Among Dingell's many achievements in Congress, he&nbsp;helped sign the <em><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Broadcasting_Act_of_1967" target="_blank">Public Broadcasting Act of 1967</a></em> into law, which paved the way for the CPB, PBS and NPR. &nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:14:46 +0000 Patrik Holubik 41983 at http://wemu.org Rep. John Dingell on the importance of Public Broadcasting Win Tickets to The Ark's 27th Annual Storytelling Festival http://wemu.org/post/win-tickets-arks-27th-annual-storytelling-festival <p>Enter here to win a pair of tickets to see&nbsp;<em><strong><a href="http://theark.org/3713.html" target="_blank">The Ark's 27th Annual Storytelling Festival</a>&nbsp;</strong></em>on<em><strong>&nbsp;</strong></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saturday February 15.</span></p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:27:32 +0000 Patrik Holubik 41245 at http://wemu.org Win Tickets to The Ark's 27th Annual Storytelling Festival Moments of the Movement: David and Toko Ackerman http://wemu.org/post/moments-movement-david-and-toko-ackerman <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/108056575&amp;color=ff5500" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:35:00 +0000 Patrik Holubik 41216 at http://wemu.org Make it up to your Valentine: For the Love of WEMU http://wemu.org/post/make-it-your-valentine-love-wemu-0 <div>Grab your sweetheart and join us Saturday, February 15 from 7am to 3pm as the staff of 89.1 WEMU&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">take over the&nbsp;Northside&nbsp;Grill for “the love of WEMU.”</span></div><p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Meet your favorite on-air personalities as we show you to your table, pour your coffee, and collect all the tips for the day (don’t worry though — we’ll leave the cooking to the&nbsp;</span>Northside<span style="line-height: 1.5;">).</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Broadcast your love of WEMU online by <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/256167391211592/">confirming your attendance on Facebook!</a></strong></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 18:34:59 +0000 Patrik Holubik 41031 at http://wemu.org Make it up to your Valentine: For the Love of WEMU SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Washtenaw County and Surrounding Counties - Tuesday, January 28th http://wemu.org/post/school-closings-washtenaw-county-and-surrounding-counties-tuesday-january-28th-0 <p>Sub-zero temperatures and&nbsp; frigid wind chills have once again forced school districts throughout the region to cancel classes on Tuesday, January 28th.</p><p>A complete listing for Washtenaw, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland and Wayne Counties is available to you here.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.wemu.org/listen-live-0" target="_blank"><strong>Listen to 89.1 WEMU</strong> </a>for <em>latest developments</em> throughout the evening.</p><p><strong>SEE ALSO:</strong></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:54:34 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40741 at http://wemu.org SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Washtenaw County and Surrounding Counties - Tuesday, January 28th Eastern Michigan University cancels all classes on Tuesday, Jan. 28 http://wemu.org/post/eastern-michigan-university-cancels-all-classes-tuesday-jan-28 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Sub-zero temperatures and&nbsp; frigid wind chills have once again forced school districts throughout the region, including Eastern Michigan University, to cancel classes on&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday, Jan. 28</span></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:33:52 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40739 at http://wemu.org Eastern Michigan University cancels all classes on Tuesday, Jan. 28 89.1 WEMU Presents: The Revelers In-Studio http://wemu.org/post/891-wemu-presents-revelers-studio <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Revelers </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">appeared live on the </span><a href="http://wemu.org/programs/roots-music-project" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Roots Music Project with Jeremy Baldwin </strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ahead of their shows at </span>Centeral<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Michigan University and The Ark in Ann Arbor this weekend.</span></p><p></p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 19:33:53 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40657 at http://wemu.org 89.1 WEMU Presents: The Revelers In-Studio WEMU Music Director, Linda Yohn on Fred Hersch [Video] http://wemu.org/post/wemu-music-director-linda-yohn-fred-hersch-video <p>Ahead of Fred Hersch's performance at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, 89.1 WEMU's Linda Yohn shares her praise for pianist Fred Hersch.&nbsp;Presented by University Musical Society, Thursday January, 30 (7:30pm and 9:30pm)</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/U9bWrUYKaTQ?rel=0" width="560"></iframe></p><p>Video produced by UMS&nbsp;Video Production Specialist, Jess Meria</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:24:30 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40607 at http://wemu.org WEMU Music Director, Linda Yohn on Fred Hersch [Video]