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We're back on the air! So are our streaming services for WMUK-1, WMUK-2 and Park & Westnedge. Power has returned to all of the Kalamazoo campus of Western Michigan University as well, where we are housed. Classes are delayed until 10 a.m., however. And Consumers Energy continues to work on power outages elsewhere in the city.

genebertoncini.com

The much-lauded jazz guitarist Gene Bertoncini, who has made significant contributions to music in a career spanning over 60 years, joined Cara Lieurance in the studio to preview his concert with longtime friend Tom Knific, the chair of the Western Michigan University Jazz Studies Department. Beginning at 7:30 pm, the performance will also feature singer Sunny Wilkinson, and will be held in the Dalton Center Recital Hall at WMU.

The conversation touches upon a few of his favorite collaborators over the years, and Gene reveals his near-miss career path: he studied architecture at Notre Dame University.

Latvia's Musical History: Both Ancient And Kind Of New

Mar 22, 2018
The 2008 Latvian Song Festival in Riga, Latvia
Dainis Matisons

As part of the 100th anniversary celebration of Latvian independence, Western Michigan University is hosting two days of Latvian music and art this weekend. 


Ed Murray / NJ Advance Media via AP, Pool

Western Michigan University Whitney DeCamp says millions of people play violent video games, but he says very few of them commit violent acts. DeCamp’s research into the link, or lack of it, between video games and violent crime has recently been getting more attention.


WMUK Wins MAB Broadcast Excellence Honors

Mar 14, 2018
WMUK

Western Michigan University's National Public Radio station WMUK 102.1 FM was recognized for broadcasting excellence, receiving three awards in this category from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters at the Great Lakes Media Show in Lansing, Michigan, March 7.

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