Where To Find 2019 Fireworks Displays And Fourth Of July Parades Around Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti
Looking for fun this 4th of July week? WEMU has you covered for special programming and local events nearby!
Arbor Annie’s Fourth of July Week Roundup via Ann Arbor with Kids
WEMU Special Programming On-Air Schedule:
Capitol Steps - A Capitol Fourth at 9am & 6pm
This July 4th, the Capitol Steps answer all of the burning questions! What rhymes with Pete Buttigieg? If Joe Biden and Donald Trump have a Twitter exchange at 3am, how fast can the Capitol Steps write a song about it? And if Vladimir Putin appears shirtless on the radio, does it violate the FCC's decency standards?Tune in for our traditional Fourth of July radio show (See the Capitol Steps Live in Ann Arbor at the Power Center!)
Airmen of Note Jazz Heritage Series at air 10am - 1pm & 8pm - 11pm
This year, WEMU's broadcast will hit the airwaves July 4th. The guest artists include trumepeter Terell Stafford and vocalist Karrin Allyson. Stand by!
NPR's American Anthem special will air 1p - 2p and 7pm-8pm
Hosted by Elizabeth Blair and Tom Cole from NPR's Arts Desk, American Anthem: The Special will highlight standout stories from NPR's ongoing periodic American Anthem series. The hour will weave together the creation, popularization, and evolution of a selection of songs about our shared national identity as Americans. Songs like "Fight the Power", "This Land is Your Land", "Dixie", and "The Times They Are a Changin' were all written as a response to a moment or a movement and grew into an anthem. We put those songs and others meant to serve as a uniting rallying cry, or way to push back against politics and division in conversation with each other in this special. They all speak to the changing ways in which we think and rethink what it means to be an American and each has evolved into an anthem of its own.
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