Patrik Holubik

New Media

Patrik is a recent graduate of Eastern Michigan University and currently holds the position of the New Media/ Social Media manager for 89.1 WEMU.

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11:39 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Take your Valentine home for dinner with some great take-out options

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Mlive Food writer and WEMU host, Jessica Webster shares some great tips to make your Valentine's Day stress-free.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Jessica Webster
It's almost time for Valentine's Day dinner, and you find yourself with no reservations. Don't panic. You can still wow your sweetheart with a delicious meal without a whole lot of effort. All you need is a nicely set table, maybe a few candles, a decent bottle of wine and a strategically placed takeout order.
9:54 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Coleman Jewett Chair Project

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Coleman Jewett held a special presence in the Ann Arbor educational community and at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, where he sold his handcrafted furniture from a corner post for over forty years. When he died in January 2013, the community response was filled with calls for some kind of memorial to honor a man whose example touched hundreds of lives.
A Creative Memorial to Honor Colemant Jewett
3:13 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Remembering J Dilla: Hip hop artist’s legacy inspires hope in troubling times

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WEMU's Adrienne Ayers contributed this report for the MotorCity Muckracker. It’s been 8 years since the passing of native Detroiter, hip hop artist, producer, and innovator, James Yancey, who was better known to the public and hip hop world as J Dilla.
Dilla Day started three years ago and is celebrated throughout the city of Detroit every year on Feb. 7, the date of Dilla’s birth. It gains success every year.
4:27 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Eastern Michigan University layoffs: Majority of full-time education lecturers get notices

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This story comes from the Ann Arbor News. WEMU is following up on the matter, stay tuned for an update.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kellie Woodhouse
Eastern Michigan University is laying off most of its full-time lecturers in the College of Education. The Ypsilanti school issued layoff notices to 10 of its 11 full-time lecturers in the college in December, according to a group of lecturers at the school. The layoffs are effective Aug. 31, 2014.
2:07 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Jazz artists unite to play Brubeck's 'Gates of Justice' at the Fillmore

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Jason Moran and his trio will play Dave Brubeck's 'The Gates of Justice' at the Fillmore Detroit on Sunday.
  • Source: Freep
  • | Via: Mark Stryker
Chris Collins has organized an ambitious Brubeck revival, 'The Gates of Justice' (1969), an hour-long oratorio for choir, brass-and-percussion orchestra, jazz trio and vocal soloists from both the African-American and Jewish traditions. Pianist Jason Moran, a leading-edge voice in contemporary jazz, will anchor the ensemble with his trio, Bandwagon, but also offer a set of civil rights-themed music with bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits.
Contests
1:27 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Win Tickets to The Ark's 27th Annual Storytelling Festival

Enter here to win a pair of tickets to see The Ark's 27th Annual Storytelling Festival on Saturday February 15.

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2:48 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

EMU to host more than 600 video gamers to compete in 24-hour charity gaming events

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Gamers for Giving features tournaments with cash prizes for the hardcore enthusiast as well as casual activities for those who enjoy the light-spirited side of gaming, said founder Zach Wigal, 23, of Saline. Wigal is a senior in marketing at Eastern Michigan University. Several professional competitive gamers will also be on hand to assist with the weekend’s activities.
  • Source: Emich
  • | Via: Pamela Young
Eastern Michigan to host more than 600 video gamers Feb. 8-9 as they compete in 24-hour premier charity gaming events Goal is to raise $20,000 to construct portable video game kiosks for use in children's hospitals by Pamela Young, Published February 03, 2014 YPSILANTI - More than 600 video gaming enthusiasts will come to Eastern Michigan University February 8-9 to compete in one of the Midwest's premier charity gaming events, Gamers for Giving.
Events
1:34 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Make it up to your Valentine: For the Love of WEMU

Grab your sweetheart and join us Saturday, February 15 from 7am to 3pm as the staff of 89.1 WEMU take over the Northside Grill for “the love of WEMU.”

 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 Northside).  Broadcast your love of WEMU online by confirming your attendance on Facebook! 

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5:44 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Rick Snyder reappoints EMU professor Ted Ligibel to State Historic Preservation Review Board

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Ligibel is director of Eastern Michigan’s award-winning Historic Preservation Program, which is the largest such program in the nation, with 90 graduate students and 15 undergraduates currently enrolled.
  • Source: Emich
  • | Via: Pamela Young
Mich. governor reappoints EMU professor Ted Ligibel to State Historic Preservation Review Board. Ligibel directs the university's award-winning Historic Preservation Program by Pamela Young, Published January 29, 2014 YPSILANTI - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has reappointed Ted Ligibel, a professor at Eastern Michigan University, to the State Historic Preservation Review Board.
2:12 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Michigan’s Creative Economy

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The 2014 ArtServe Michigan Creative State Michigan reports that Washtenaw County rates in the top five creative counties in Michigan.
Creative State Michigan is the source for information on how the arts, culture, arts education and creative industries contribute to Michigan and its economy.
4:51 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Mouthwatering Big Game recipes, from loaded potatoes to cheesy dips and more

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To help you put together the best Bowl spread ever, 89.1 Jazz Host and Mlive Foodie, Jessica Webster gathered a few of her favorite recipes from years past, including soup, dips, guacamole, chili and the best grilled cheese sandwich ever.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Jessica Webster
What's the best thing about the Super Bowl? Ok, other than the commercials and griping about the halftime show. The food, of course! Super Bowl Sunday is the best time to get together with friends, a good beer, and a collection of your favorite comfort foods.
3:08 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Jazz Speaks for Life

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The music of the Jason Moran Trio and vocals of Alberto Mizrahi and other soloists combine to bring to life Dave Brubeck’s musical exploration of civil rights, the “Gates of Justice” composition. Woven throughout this historic piece, are vocal performances of the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and biblical scripture, against the backdrop of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Bill. This unique evening will also feature the Jason Moran Trio performing their own music.
Date: Sunday, Feb 16, 2014Location: The Fillmore DetroitTime: 2:30p doors open- 3:30p concert beginsTickets: $25
News
6:54 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Washtenaw County and Surrounding Counties - Tuesday, January 28th

Credit WEMU-FM

Sub-zero temperatures and  frigid wind chills have once again forced school districts throughout the region to cancel classes on Tuesday, January 28th.

A complete listing for Washtenaw, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland and Wayne Counties is available to you here.

Listen to 89.1 WEMU for latest developments throughout the evening.

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School Closings
6:33 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Eastern Michigan University cancels all classes on Tuesday, Jan. 28

Sub-zero temperatures and  frigid wind chills have once again forced school districts throughout the region, including Eastern Michigan University, to cancel classes on Tuesday, Jan. 28

A complete listing for Washtenaw, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland and Wayne Counties will be updated here.

Listen to 89.1 WEMU for latest developments throughout the evening.

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Live
2:33 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

89.1 WEMU Presents: The Revelers In-Studio

The Revelers

The Revelers appeared live on the Roots Music Project with Jeremy Baldwin ahead of their shows at Centeral Michigan University and The Ark in Ann Arbor this weekend.

Music
3:24 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

WEMU Music Director, Linda Yohn on Fred Hersch [Video]

Credit W. Streety

Ahead of Fred Hersch's performance at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, 89.1 WEMU's Linda Yohn shares her praise for pianist Fred Hersch. Presented by University Musical Society, Thursday January, 30 (7:30pm and 9:30pm)

Video produced by UMS Video Production Specialist, Jess Meria

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Safety
7:15 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Extreme Cold Weather Safety Tips for Washtenaw County

Credit Flickr/ Creative Commons/Brixton

Sub-zero temperatures and  frigid wind chills have once again forced many schools to close throughout the region. The record cold temperatures may cause many in the WEMU listening area to develop cold-weather injuries like frostbite and hypothermia.

For road conditions and frequent weather updates, stay tuned to 89.1 WEMU for the latest developments.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted its tips on how to be "prepared to stay safe and healthy in winter." For instance, if you have to go outside be sure to do what mom always said:

 

"Wear appropriate outdoor clothing: layers of light, warm clothing; mittens; hats; scarves; and waterproof boots."

We simply suggest: Stay inside if you can.

Cold weather safety tips include: 

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Weather
10:53 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Washtenaw County and Surrounding Areas - Friday, January 24

Credit WEMU-FM

Potentially dangerous wind chills have forced closures for many school districts in the WEMU listening area. For a comprehensive listing of school closings see below.

Tune in to 89.1 WEMU's Morning Edition from 5am-9am Friday for the latest in school closings.

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT UNTIL 4 PM FRIDAY FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN.  EXPECT WIND CHILL VALUES BETWEEN -15 TO -25.

Closings for Washtenaw, Lenawee, and surrounding counties in Michigan.

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11:47 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Baker’s Keyboard Lounge to Open in Downtown Detroit

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Marking its 80th anniversary, Baker’s Keyboard Lounge is opening a second location this fall, and is working with Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock Real Estate Services to find space in downtown Detroit’s lower Woodward corridor or in Capitol Park near the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel. The original Baker’s Keyboard Lounge opened as a sandwich shop in 1933, and began booking jazz pianists the following year.
Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 By R.J. King Photograph
12:14 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Answer This! Screening

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Sunday, January 26 at 7 PM. A special fundraising screening with proceeds to benefit Food Gatherers and the Michigan Theater. Brothers and Ann Arbor natives Chris and Mike Farah shot Answer This! in Ann Arbor in 2009 and the film had its world premiere in 2010; this special screening will also include a Q&A about the Farahs’ new Discovery Channel TV project, currently filming in Detroit.
Advance tickets at ticketweb.com.
2:39 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Fred Hersch Trio 1/30 (7:30)

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Proclaimed by Vanity Fair as “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade,” Fred Hersch balances his internationally recognized instrumental and improvisational skills with significant achievements as a composer, bandleader, and theatrical conceptualist. A 2014 Grammy Nominee, Hersch has fully lived up to the approbation of The New York Times, which praised him as “singular among the trailblazers of their art, a largely unsung innovator of this borderless, individualistic jazz — a jazz for the 21st century.” Two different sets.
  • Source: Ums
  • | Via: University Musical Society
Proclaimed by Vanity Fair as "the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade," Fred Hersch balances his internationally recognized instrumental and improvisational skills with significant achievements as a composer, bandleader, and theatrical conceptualist.
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2:37 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Fred Hersch Trio 1/30 (9:30)

Lead in text: 
Proclaimed by Vanity Fair as “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade,” Fred Hersch balances his internationally recognized instrumental and improvisational skills with significant achievements as a composer, bandleader, and theatrical conceptualist. A 2014 Grammy Nominee, Hersch has fully lived up to the approbation of The New York Times, which praised him as “singular among the trailblazers of their art, a largely unsung innovator of this borderless, individualistic jazz — a jazz for the 21st century.” Two different sets.
  • Source: Ums
  • | Via: University Musical Society
Proclaimed by Vanity Fair as "the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade," Fred Hersch balances his internationally recognized instrumental and improvisational skills with significant achievements as a composer, bandleader, and theatrical conceptualist.
Read More: http://ums.org
12:06 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Rare recording of Martin Luther King Jr. talking about John F. Kennedy released

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On September 12, 1962, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech in New York City to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the issuance of Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. In a measured but passionate tone, Dr. King reviewed the history of human rights in America, noting that the Declaration of Independence and the Emancipation Proclamation had fallen far short of achieving equality for all of its citizens.
Detail of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his address to the New York State Civil War Centennial Commission at the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City on September 12, 1962. Courtesy of NYS Archives

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