Rebecca Thiele

Announcer & Producer

Rebecca Thiele became the Arts & More producer for WMUK in 2011. Rebecca also assists the station with social media practices and occasionally anchors during All Things Considered. She is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.


1:40 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Kalamazoo College performs Shakespeare's blood-soaked play 'Titus Andronicus'

A preview of Kalamazoo College's production of 'Titus Andronicus'

Titus Andronicus was Shakespeare’s first tragedy and by far his bloodiest. Ironically enough, the director for Kalamazoo College’s production of the play, Kevin Dodd, is also the director for Great Lakes Peace Jam—a peace promoting organization.

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12:00 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Chanticleer's The Siren's Call: Music of temptation, desire, and journey

Credit Chanticleer

Hear the on-air preview of Chanticleer

Renowned male chorus Chanticleer is coming to Kalamazoo’s Chenery Auditorium Friday at 8 p.m. to perform their program The Siren’s Call. Music director Jace Witting says the idea for The Siren’s Call came from the tale of the sirens in Greek mythology, but Chanticleer expanded the theme to include songs that reflect temptation, desire, and journey.

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Local History
12:00 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Haunted tales of Kalamazoo: A brief collection of ghost stories from local experts

The Gibson Guitar Factory in 1984
Credit Kalamazoo Public Library

Hear a few Kalamazoo ghost stories

Friday night at 6 p.m., the Kalamazoo Jaycees will take residents on a ghost tour through downtown Kalamazoo. Although the tour is mostly historical, it reminds us of just how many haunted tales the city holds. 

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Local Authors
12:00 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Hank the Hangar: A children's book that teaches kids how to stop bullying

Kathryn Lynn Seifert reading 'Hank the Hangar'
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

The author talks about 'Hank the Hangar'

Kathryn Lynn Seifert wrote Hank the Hangar to teach kids who were being bullied how to stop the bullying.

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Local Music
12:00 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Battle Creek group learns ukulele through jam sessions

Members of the Battle Creek Ukulele Group jam together at Your Local Yarn Shop in Battle Creek.
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Hear about the Battle Creek Ukulele Group

Your Local Yarn Shop in Battle Creek isn’t usually open on Sundays. But every third Sunday of the month, the shop opens its doors for the Battle Creek Ukulele Group also known as B.U.G.S. 

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