School Closings
WKSU Support
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Hennes Paynter Communications

Don Drumm Studios

Meaden & Moore


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

WKSU E-Notes
Hate missing free movies? Want to know who’s doing what and where? Then sign up for WKSU E-Notes to receive an instant treat twice a month with updates on your favorite public radio shows and WKSU events.

View sample issue

Subscribe to E-Notes

Manage your subscription

ArtsLink
Featured Event

The Akron Symphony Orchestra
Winter & Spring Concerts to Warm the Heart and Soul!


(more )

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us

SLIDESHOW: VOCI, the civic choral group in Canton, stands for many voices. About 70 of those voices are performing the Civil War Cantatas in Canton and Washington.

[ view caption ]


Canton's VOCI marches onto Washington with Civil War cantatas
Story by M.L. Schultze
Canton’s civic choral group known as VOCI is heading to the National Gallery of Art next month to mark the end of the Civil War. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more on the music that ties Canton to Washington – and to America 150 years ago.
Full story

 
Exploradio: Retraining the brain to swallow better
From preemies with nerve damage to Alzheimer's patients, swallowing problems can have serious consequences. But brain training can help
More
 
Cuyahoga Valley National Park OK's sharpshooters to thin deer herds
Officials say it will balance the park, but some oppose the plan
More
 
Goodell tells Canton the NFL has gotten its house in order
The Pro Football commissioner also suggest a draft road show that may come to Canton
More
 
Heinen's is betting on a continued rebirth of downtown Cleveland
The store in the old Ameritrust rotunda will compete with Constantino's for customers
More
 
Ohio sues BP for double dipping on insurance claims
Other morning headlines: Cleveland mayor apologizes for city response to Tamir Rice lawsuit; Cleveland Public Square renovations begin next week
Full story
The Rubber City could become the Water City
Akron is working with five international, high-tech water-processing companies to create an industry incubator
Full story
Ohio charter school signs up a powerful consultant
Former Ohio House Speaker Batchelder says he won't lobby but will consult with ECOT
Full story


 
Cleveland councilman wants the city to put more money toward anti-violence measures - Zach Reed wants the 2015 budget to focus more on alleviating violence in Cleveland
 
Ohio goes aftera defunct charter school for more than $2 million - The state says the Lion of Judah Academy channeled money to companies and others run by those who ran the academy
 
Busy week for the Ohio legislature - A new two-year budget still tops the agenda
 
More news from WKSU ->
Events & Features
WKSU Event: Previewing the Cleveland International Film Festival at a Special Event in Akron

WKSU and the Cleveland Film Society present a sneak peek of the 39th Cleveland International Film Festival at the Akron Civic Theatre on Wednesday, March 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Click through for more information and to RSVP for the event.

(more )


Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Dirty Dancing at Playhouse Square, Steven Isserless with Robert Levin at Shaker Heights, Becky Shaw at Dobama Theatre, and Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays at Cleveland Public Theatre, all present Northeastern Ohio with a week full of exciting events.

(more )

Download a Pass for 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at the Cedar Lee on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. Use a special Ticktbox code to download the pass.

(more )



2015 Spirit of Women in Business Conference

The Spirit of Women in Business Conference returns to Kent State University on Wednesday, March 4. This year's theme is Choice & Strategy and the keynote speaker is Sheena S. Iyengar, Ph.D.

(more )



WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - Dial M for Murder on Feb. 27 and The Tempest on April 10. Other performances also discounted.

(more )



Sign-up for WKSU E-Notes

E-Notes is WKSU's nationally recognized email newsletter. Distributed the first and third Thursdays of each month, E-Notes brings you programming updates, details on station events, local arts and culture, free ticket offers and WKSU member discounts and much more!

(more )



WKSU on Facebook and Twitter

Become a fan of WKSU on Facebook and follow @WKSU on Twitter for online updates and more. Follow @WKSUnow for the WKSU playlist.

(more )



Donate Your Vehicle and Benefit WKSU

Donate your unwanted car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle and support WKSU via the station's vehicle charitable donation program.

(more )



Folk Alley.com–All Folk Music! All The Time!

Folk Alley.com--All Folk Music! All The Time!FolkAlley.com is all folk, all of the time. Listen to the music you love when it best fits your busy schedule.

(more )
 

nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
NPR News

Copyright © 2015 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University