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Local Music
10:24 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Eerie Yet Beautiful: Fiona Dickinson's Music On Film, Collaborations

Credit courtesy of Fiona Dickinson

Singer/songwriter and cellist Fiona Dickinson says she spent her childhood as a "military brat"—living in countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Scotland, and her parents’ home in England. In her music, you can hear influences of classical and folk strung together with haunting vocals.

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Arts & More
7:12 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Someone's Watching You In "1984"

Joe Dely plays Winston Smith in What A Do Theatre's production of "Nineteen Eighty-Four."
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

 Crimethink. Doublespeak. Two plus two equals five.

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Astronomy
7:02 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Two Eclipses To Catch This October

The lunar eclipse on October 8, 2014
Credit Richard Bell

There will be a total lunar eclipse early Wednesday morning and a partial solar eclipse on October 23rd.


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Museums
6:36 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Magic Museum Full of Surprises, Not Secrets

American Museum of Magic Director Jeff Taylor stands in front of a large milk can Houdini escaped from in one of his acts.
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

The American Museum of Magic in downtown Marshall looks like any other storefront. But inside there’s a collection more eclectic and more thorough than anything you’ll see in the country.

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Nature
6:26 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Go On A Sound Walk with WMU Soundscape Ecologists

Dr. Sharon Gill (far right) gives listeners some tips before the group sets out on the first soundwalk in June
Credit Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy

There are so many sounds that we tune out every day. It could be car traffic, the TV in the other room, the hum of a light bulb.

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