3:51 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Dirty Dozen Brass Band march to the top of WEMU's "Sweet 16"

Ever festive - The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

A WEMU listener favorite since 1984 - The Dirty Dozen Brass Band claims the top spot on this week's "Sweet 16".  This is encouraging news as "Twenty Dozen" is their first release on a brand new record label.  WEMU is proud to support this band which started the international trend of contemporary music arranged for traditional brass band instrumentation. 


WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY June 18 to June 24, 2012: 



1.    DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND  "Twenty Dozen"  (Savoy Jazz)

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10:07 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Board Ratifies Teachers' Contract

Ypsilanti teachers take a pay cut and will

pay more for health insurance.

10:13 am
Mon June 25, 2012

AATA Offering Van Pool Service

Van pool to help commuters for whom fixed-route

bus service is not an option.

District Library
2:11 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Public Input Sought for Library Bond Issue

Ann Arbor district library board considers major

changes to downtown library.

Higher Education
9:31 am
Wed June 20, 2012

EMU Tuition Going Up Nearly Four Percent

Eastern Michigan University raises tuition

rates by 3.95% for new school year.

9:29 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Board Nixes Privatization Plan

Ypsilanti's school board says it will not 

privatize custodial services.  

Higher Education
9:26 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Enrollment Plan Focuses on Out-of-State Alumni

Eastern Michigan University launches

Come Home to Eastern, Come Home

to Michigan enrollment  plan.

Homegrown Food, Homegrown Music
9:23 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Rapping for Local Food

This week, David talks to Lucas DiGia (a.k.a. "Homegrown"), who has been rapping for a decade and also works with  Project Grow in Ann Arbor. www.rapforfood.org

9:23 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Council Ok's New Main Street Project

Former Fox Tent property redevelopment plan

approved by Ann Arbor's city council.

Pledge $200 for Drawing
11:41 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Grand Hotel Jazz Festival on Mackinac Island

Grand Hotel

Pledge $200 and you could be spending three luxurious days at the Grand 
Hotel Jazz Festival on Mackinac Island.

Between now and June 26, every contribution of $200 or more goes into a 

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11:04 am
Thu June 14, 2012

A2 School Board Approves New Budget

2012-2013 spending plan restores counseling and

achievement programs.

Weekend Movies
11:02 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Weekend Box Office Preview


David and Russ talk about Rock of Ages, Hysteria, and more movies showing this weekend on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

2:17 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Make Your Year-End Gift to WEMU Today!

WEMU’s fiscal year ends June 30, 2012, and we are still short of our annual goal of $650,000.  

If local news and information, thirteen locally-hosted music programs, and the best of network programming are important to you, please make your gift of support NOW by calling 734-487-2229 or clicking here DONATE.

August Primary Election Free Air Time
2:09 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Soapbox Summer


Attention Washtenaw County election candidates!

It’s another Soapbox Summer on WEMU. If your name appears on Washtenaw County’s August 7th primary election ballot, WEMU offers you three minutes of free air time to tell voters why you should be elected.

Just record your best three-minute campaign message on an audio CD or MP3 computer file and sent it to WEMU by July 6th. Soapbox summer messages will be broadcast twice daily on WEMU during the last few weeks leading up to the August primary election.


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Widget Experiment
12:02 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Please try New Player Widget, let me know what you think.

11:15 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Use Caution with Energy Drinks

EMU professor says so-called natural energy

drinks are not what they claim to be.

9:55 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Help for Camp Take Notice Residents

Local officials working to find housing


Public Health
9:53 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Dangers of Designer Drugs

Washtenaw County Public Health continues

education efforts on dangers of K-2.

9:47 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Complete Streets role in sustainability

plan for Washtenaw County.

9:10 am
Tue June 12, 2012

New Budget Still $4 Million in the Red

The Ypsilanti school district's new budget still

has a huge deficit.

Ann Arbor Parking
9:08 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Ann Arbor DDA Hopes to Ease Parking Crunch Near UofM

New underground structure may ease crowding

in other parking structures.

Public Safety
9:05 am
Tue June 12, 2012

K2 And Other "Designer Drugs" May Soon Be Outlawed

Washtenaw County moving quickly to halt sales of

so-called designer drugs like K2.

Parks and Recreation
10:12 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Park on a Parking Lot Proposed

Group hopes land above underground parking

lot will become an Ann Arbor city park.

10:05 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Ann Arbor Green Fair Tonight

Mayor's office hosting 12th annual Green Fair.

Abortion, michigan legislature
10:03 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Reproductive Rights Under Attack in Michigan Legislature

ACLU and others blast new anti-abortion bills.