wemu http://wemu.org en If Ellen Can Do It, So Can WEMU http://wemu.org/post/if-ellen-can-do-it-so-can-wemu <p><span style="font-family: monospace; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">This photo raised $3 million for charity.</span></p><p></p><p>Maybe $3 million is a stretch, but we must have your support now to reach our $200,000 spring pledge drive goal by Thursday evening. It might not be an Academy Award but you'll definitely feel like a winner!</p><div> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:41:19 +0000 editor 42946 at http://wemu.org If Ellen Can Do It, So Can WEMU 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 Cinema Chat: The Great Gatsby, From Up on Poppy Hill, Mud, and more! http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-great-gatsby-poppy-hill-mud-and-more <p><em>The Great Gatsby</em> &nbsp;opens in theaters this weekend!&nbsp; In this week's installment of &nbsp;<em>Cinema Chat</em>, WEMU's David Fair and &nbsp;Russ Collins discuss several film options for the weekend and preview the upcoming Cinetopia Film Festival. The conversation began, however, with some sad news out of Hollywood.</p><p></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 13:06:45 +0000 David Fair & Russ Collins 29146 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: The Great Gatsby, From Up on Poppy Hill, Mud, and more! Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Trip - May 16th & 17th http://wemu.org/post/wait-wait-dont-tell-me-trip-may-16th-17th <p style="text-align:left;margin-top:0.00in;margin-bottom:0.16in;color:#333333;"><font style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:12pt;color:#333333;">Please Join us for the Third Annual WEMU “<i>Wait, Wait… don’t tell me”</i>&nbsp;<i>Windy City road trip</i>!</font></p><p style="text-align:left;margin-top:0.00in;margin-bottom:0.16in;color:#333333;"><font style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:12pt;color:#333333;">2013 Dates: Thursday and Friday, May 16 &amp; 17<sup>th</sup>, 2013 - In beautiful downtown Chicago! </font></p><p style="text-align:left;margin-top:0.00in;margin-bottom:0.16in;color:#333333;"> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:44:03 +0000 Marilyn Gouin 27767 at http://wemu.org Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Trip - May 16th & 17th WEMU and The Humane Society of Huron Valley Team Up http://wemu.org/post/wemu-and-humane-society-huron-valley-team <p>WEMU&nbsp;has teamed up with the <a href="http://www.hshv.org">Humane Society of Huron Valley</a> to add another fundraising option during WEMU’s spring fundraising campaign.&nbsp; Donors who select the special CD premium, NPR’s Driveway Moments:&nbsp; Cat Tales or Dog Tales CD will have $5.00 of their contribution go to the Humane Society.&nbsp; There are other options to add funds for the Humane Society as well.</p><p></p><p></p><blockquote><p>“WEMU and the Humane Society already have several common friends. Pets, and especially rescue pets, are hugely important to our staff and to our audience.&nbsp; When I saw these CDs I saw a great opportunity for us to work with one of our outstanding community organizations for our mutual benefit.&nbsp; We’re looking forward to a friendly competition among our donors to see which CD generates more support.&nbsp; If it’s Cat Tales, our donation will go to cat adoption care.&nbsp; If it’s Dog Tales, it’ll go to dog adoption care.&nbsp; But, as we see it, everyone wins.” - <strong>Molly Motherwell, WEMU General Manager</strong></p><p></p><p></p></blockquote><p>Current WEMU donors have the opportunity to give through the recently-sent mail campaign.&nbsp; WEMU’s on-air pledge drive runs April 4-11 and listeners may give online anytime at wemu.org.&nbsp; WEMU will use its web page and Facebook page to promote the partnership and to post pictures of on-air hosts and their pets.</p><p></p><blockquote><p>“Music and pets make life so much more enjoyable! We are very excited to be included in the WEMU Spring Fundraising Campaign. If our collaboration helps in any way to keep listener-supported radio alive and well in our community, we are glad to be a part of that.” -&nbsp;<strong> Deb Kern, Humane Society of Huron Valley Marketing Director</strong></p><p></p></blockquote><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:36:09 +0000 Patrik Holubik 27073 at http://wemu.org WEMU and The Humane Society of Huron Valley Team Up 'The Blue Room' by Madeleine Peyroux http://wemu.org/post/blue-room-madeleine-peyroux <p style="text-align:left;margin-top:0.00in;margin-bottom:0.14in;"><font style="font-family:'Arial';font-size:11pt;">Blue is more than a color – it is a basic musical form and blue is a mood. Madeleine Peyroux explores all aspects of blue with her new CD <i>The Blue Room</i>. However, this isn’t a blues CD. </font></p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:13:58 +0000 Linda Yohn 26965 at http://wemu.org 'The Blue Room' by Madeleine Peyroux Cinema Chat: Guide to the Oscars http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-guide-oscars <p>More about the Oscars, including Russ's sure-fire winners; Oscar nominee shorts at the Michigan, and new openings downtown and at the cineplexes.&nbsp; It's all on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.</p><p></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:35:48 +0000 Russ Collins & Clark Smith 25837 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Guide to the Oscars A call to loyal listeners: Volunteer! http://wemu.org/post/call-loyal-listeners-volunteer <p><strong>WEMU welcomes volunteers for the Spring Pledge&nbsp;</strong></p><p>April 4th-11th</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>WEMU's&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Spring Pledge Drive is scheduled to begin April &nbsp;4th, and we hope you'll help us take pledges in the studio. Volunteering &nbsp;your time during an on-air fundraiser is a wonderful opportunity to support WEMU, and the experience is always fun!</span></p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:47:43 +0000 WEMU 19736 at http://wemu.org A call to loyal listeners: Volunteer! Cinema Chat 8/16/12 http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-81612 <p></p><p> Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins made his weekly visit to "Morning Edition" and joined WEMU's David Fair to discuss what movies are available locally this week. The conversation begins with an issue that's been sending ripples through the community of fans that love the "Twilight" franchise.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:04:33 +0000 Clark Smith 18154 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat 8/16/12 WEMU's 1st Friday Focus on the Environment http://wemu.org/post/wemus-1st-friday-focus-environment <p>This month marks the one-year anniversary of&nbsp; &quot;River Up!&quot;&nbsp; It&#39;s a community movement to embrace and celebrate the assets of the Huron River for the benefit of local economies and residents. In this installment of&nbsp; 1st Friday,&nbsp; WEMU&#39;s David Fair, Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak and Huron River Watershed Council Deputy Director Elizabeth Riggs, discuss &quot;River Up!&quot;</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:58:19 +0000 David Fair 17423 at http://wemu.org Green Houses and Green Energy http://wemu.org/post/green-houses-and-green-energy <p><a href="http://www.greenovationtv.com/" target="_blank">GreenovationTV</a></p><p>Founder and host of GreenovationTV Matt Grocoff arrives on the air to talk about Greenovation&#39;s mission and some ideas to save costs on energy, as well as his &#39;Mission Zero&#39; to eliminate the negative environmental impact of every home in America.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 13:20:38 +0000 Clark Smith 14841 at http://wemu.org Green Houses and Green Energy