Featured Interviews http://wemu.org en The Green Room: Deer Overpopulation, Its Impacts And Potential Solutions http://wemu.org/post/green-room-deer-overpopulation-its-impacts-and-potential-solutions <p></p><p> <meta content="summary" name="twitter:card" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="@WEMU891" name="twitter:site" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="@DavidFairWEMU" name="twitter:creator" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wemu/files/201312/inMatthiesyard.JPG" name="og:image" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="High numbers of White-tailed deer in the southern Lower Peninsula are causing concerns about deer-car collisions, rising auto insurance premiums, crop" name="og:description" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="The Green Room: Deer Overpopulation, Its Impacts And Potential Solutions" name="og:title" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="http://wemu.org/post/green-room-deer-overpopulation-its-impacts-and-potential-solutions" name="twitter:url" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="" name="twitter:domain" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="" name="twitter:app:id:iphone" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="" name="twitter:app:id:ipad" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="" name="twitter:app:id:googleplay" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="" name="twitter:app:url:iphone" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="" name="twitter:app:url:ipad" /> </p><p></p><p> <meta content="" name="twitter:app:url:googleplay" /> </p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/126707686&amp;color=05fb3e&amp;auto_play=true&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>High numbers of White-tailed deer in the southern Lower Peninsula are causing concerns about deer-car collisions, rising auto insurance premiums, crop losses, Lyme Disease borne by deer ticks, lack of forest regeneration, and ecosystem imbalance, to name just of few of the many issues.&nbsp; Opinions on what to do about the abundance of deer are even more wide-ranging.&nbsp; In this installment of WEMU’s&nbsp;<em><strong>The Green Room</strong></em>,&nbsp;<span id="DWT73">Barbara</span> <span id="DWT75">Lucas</span> examines some of the complexities involved, and some of the solutions offered.</p><p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:57:59 +0000 David Fair & Barbara Lucas 39514 at http://wemu.org The Green Room: Deer Overpopulation, Its Impacts And Potential Solutions EMU Alum and Commencent Speaker, Wesley Coller Discusses Career in the Arts http://wemu.org/post/emu-alum-and-commencent-speaker-wesley-coller-discusses-career-arts <div>This week, Bob Eccles had the opportunity to interview movie producer and EMU grad <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1418292/"><strong>Wesley Coller</strong></a>, who's giving the commencement speech this weekend at Eastern Michigan University. They discussed how Coller's educational journey led to a career in the arts.<iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/125753267&amp;color=040303&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></div><div> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 19:51:21 +0000 Bob Eccles 39326 at http://wemu.org EMU Alum and Commencent Speaker, Wesley Coller Discusses Career in the Arts Mittenfest VIII to Benefit 826Michigan http://wemu.org/post/mittenfest-viii-benefit-826michigan <p>Mittenfest, a massive three-day music festival featuring 40 state and local bands, benefits 826Michigan.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles spoke with 826Michigan Executive Director Amanda Uhle about her organization and what the December 27th-31st event means to it.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/125501941&amp;color=00ff3a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 00:01:30 +0000 Bob Eccles 39206 at http://wemu.org Mittenfest VIII to Benefit 826Michigan Orpheum Bell Live in Studio http://wemu.org/post/orpheum-bell-live-studio <p>Before their December 15th performance at The Ark, <strong><a href="http://www.orpheumbell.com">Orpheum Bell </a></strong>stopped by the 89.1 WEMU studios to talk to us on the <em>The Roots Music Project</em> for a live interview and performance.</p><p><strong>Listen to the full performance and interview here:</strong></p><p> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 18:38:38 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 38695 at http://wemu.org Orpheum Bell Live in Studio John F. Kennedy 50 Years Later http://wemu.org/post/john-f-kennedy-50-years-later <p>50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated during a visit to Dallas.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has a look at JFK's impact on our area, and introduces us to some local folks whose lives President Kennedy touched. The spot where Kennedy spoke, planting the seed for what would become the Peace Corps.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:10:09 +0000 Bob Eccles 38102 at http://wemu.org John F. Kennedy 50 Years Later 1st Friday Focus on the Environment: Michigan's Energy Future http://wemu.org/post/1st-friday-focus-environment-michigans-energy-future <p>On the first Friday of every month, WEMU Morning Edition Host David Fair partners with Michigan League of Conservation voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak. Together they invite a guest to spend 20-minutes discuss a topic of environmental importance.&nbsp;</p><p>This month, our guest is Dan Scripps. Dan is a former State Representative and current President of the&nbsp; Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council. Today's conversation centers on progress that has been made in both energy efficiency and renewable energy usage in the state, where we are going next, and how we'll get there.</p><p>Michigan's Energy Future: That's the topic on WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:16:12 +0000 David Fair & Lisa Wozniak 37150 at http://wemu.org 1st Friday Focus on the Environment: Michigan's Energy Future First Friday Focus on the Environment: The Farm Bill http://wemu.org/post/first-friday-focus-environment-farm-bill <p>Senator Debbie Stabenow joins David Fair and Lisa Wozniak as our guest on the 1st Friday Focus on the Environment on WEMU 89.1 FM. Our topic? The Farm Bill, stalled in the House even before the government shut down.</p><p></p><p>Listen to the full discussion here:</p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:36:22 +0000 editor 35880 at http://wemu.org First Friday Focus on the Environment: The Farm Bill An Interview with Robert Hurst: Detroit Jazz Fest, BoB a Palindrome and More! http://wemu.org/post/interview-robert-hurst-detroit-jazz-fest-bob-palindrome-and-more <p>Linda Yohn sits down with Robert Hurst in the WEMU studio to talk about about&nbsp; his upcoming Detroit Jazz Festival performance, his new album <em>BoB a Palindrome, </em>life as a musician, and more on this morning's 89.1 Jazz with Linda Yohn</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 18:59:31 +0000 Linda Yohn 34228 at http://wemu.org An Interview with Robert Hurst: Detroit Jazz Fest, BoB a Palindrome and More! Live In Studio: Rick Roe http://wemu.org/post/live-studio-rick-roe <p>As a pianist, Rick Roe says much with his terrific touch, his surprising song selections and understanding of the importance of the space between the notes.&nbsp;&nbsp;This morning was truly special as Rick Roe discusses his musical life and his new CD, “Swing Theory” plus, <a href="http://rickroe.com/">his upcoming CD release concert</a>.</p><p><strong>Listen to the full interview here:</strong></p><p></p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:46:05 +0000 Linda Yohn 33664 at http://wemu.org Live In Studio: Rick Roe The Roots Music Project: Corndaddy Live in Studio http://wemu.org/post/roots-music-project-corndaddy-live-studio <p>Local favorites, Corndaddy&nbsp;appears on The Roots Music Project ahead of their performance at the Ark in Ann Arbor</p><p><strong>Listen to the full interview &amp; performance here:&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:44:22 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 33414 at http://wemu.org The Roots Music Project: Corndaddy Live in Studio Jazz and Improvisation Program at the University of Michigan celebrates 25 years http://wemu.org/post/jazz-and-improvisation-program-university-michigan-celebrates-25-years <p><strong>Ellen Rowe</strong>, jazz pianist and composer, the current Chair of the Department of Jazz &amp; Contemporary Improvisation along with&nbsp;flugelhornist, Music School Professor, and program founder <strong>Ed&nbsp;Sarath</strong>&nbsp;sit down with Linda&nbsp;Yohn&nbsp;of&nbsp;WEMU&nbsp;to talk about 25 years and beyond of the Jazz and Contemplative Studies Programs at the University of Michigan.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 20:05:51 +0000 Linda Yohn & Patrik Holubik 22751 at http://wemu.org Jazz and Improvisation Program at the University of Michigan celebrates 25 years