Wendy Wright http://wemu.org en Historical Snapshots of Ypsilanti: 190-Years and Counting http://wemu.org/post/historical-snapshots-ypsilanti-190-years-and-counting <p>The annual Ypsilanti Heritage Festival kicks-off on Friday and the celebration will run through the weekend.&nbsp; It's a perfect time to take a look back at some of the elements that have helped create the identity of this Washtenaw County community.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:21:46 +0000 Wendy Wright 33643 at http://wemu.org Historical Snapshots of Ypsilanti: 190-Years and Counting Special Feature: The Ann Arbor Summer Festival http://wemu.org/post/special-feature-ann-arbor-summer-festival <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/129650575%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-mWL55&amp;color=000000&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Ann Arbor Summer Festival marks its&nbsp;</span>30th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Anniversary this year. The annual celebration of music and entertainment is now in its final week for 2013. As this year's event winds down, we thought it a good time to look at the past, present and future of the festival. As&nbsp;</span>WEMU's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Wendy Wright discovered, the common thread has been, and will continue to be, a sense of community.</span></p><div> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:53:08 +0000 Wendy Wright 31616 at http://wemu.org Special Feature: The Ann Arbor Summer Festival Bringing the Holiday Spirit to Hospital Patients http://wemu.org/post/bringing-holiday-spirit-hospital-patients <p>The holidays are upon us, and most of us are making plans to celebrate with family and friends. For those afflicted with illness it can be&nbsp; difficult to tap in to the sentiment of the season. However, at the University of Michigan Hospitals, there is a concerted effort to give the patients some holiday spirit. With music as a centerpiece, many patients are not only smiling, but they're also healing.</p><p></p><blockquote><p>Wendy Wright reports on the sounds of holiday cheer ringing throughout in halls the Uof M Health system.</p></blockquote><p></p><p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 14:34:00 +0000 Wendy Wright 23424 at http://wemu.org Bringing the Holiday Spirit to Hospital Patients From Rehearsals to Opening Night http://wemu.org/post/rehearsals-opening-night <p>Go behind the scenes with WEMU's Wendy Wright with the cast and director of the<a href="http://www.performancenetwork.org/" target="_blank"> Performance Network's production of "The Glass Menagerie."</a></p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:07:22 +0000 Wendy Wright 20045 at http://wemu.org From Rehearsals to Opening Night