Click & Listen to Hour 1 (9 AM-10 AM): [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/040212/lal-1.mp3]
Ann Arbor Native & UM Gymnast Stars Off-Broadway: Kara Marie Rosella, Actress – After receiving her BA in English with an emphasis in screenwriting from The University of Michigan, where she was also a scholarship athlete on the Women’s Gymnastics team, Kara Marie is now graduating from The Actors Studio Drama School in NYC with a Masters in Fine Arts in Acting. Later this month she will appear Off-Broadway in the play, Orange Flower Water.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/rosella.mp3]
Pet of the Week: Deb Kern, Humane Society of Huron Valley – Each week our Dean Erskine interviews the HSHV’s Deb Kern about the latest at the shelter, and introduces you to a pet needing love and a home. This week it’s Nina, an 8 year-old Tortie, who is very affectionate!
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/pet.mp3]
Dave Askins, Editor, Ann Arbor Chronicle – An Analysis of Who Decides on Ann Arbor’s Marijuana Licenses: This past week’s Ann Arbor City Council meeting featured several interesting developments concerning the sale of medical marijuana. Chronicle Editor Dave Askins takes a look at the role of the City Attorney and City Council in the decision-making of who gets such licenses and whether dispensaries can operate without one in the meantime.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/mary.mp3]
Around the Home: Does Solar Make Sense in Michigan: Pete Nowakowski, BRAG Ann Arbor Marketing/Communications Director; Steve Bredernitz, Owner, Bredernitz Professional Services– Licensed Michigan builder Steve Bredernitz believes solar energy will not completely replace our dependence on fossil fuels, but says it can help. He says a residential solar array can be attractive and meet those restrictive homeowner association rules and increase the value of a home. As the price of solar panels comes down, installation costs will decrease, making this energy upgrade even more attractive. Steve specializes in remodeling and home improvement services. Steve is also a part-time instructor at Washtenaw Community College where he teaches remodeling classes.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/home.mp3]
Click & Listen to Hour 2 (10 AM-11 AM): [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/040212/lal-2.mp3]
Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Easter Leftovers: Even before the clean-up begins from the weekend holiday festivities, you should be thinking about how you can best utilize any leftovers. Tina says that starts with keeping food safe at the start.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/tina.mp3]
Travel Michigan: David Lorenz, Manager of Public & Industry Relations, Travel Michigan– Michigan’s Lighthouse Tour – The familiar beacon of lighthouses may not be used to signal ships anymore, but many in Michigan are being preserved and utilized. Dave takes us on a tour.
Click to Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/dave.mp3]
Jackson Avenue Lane Conversion: Jane Lumm, Ann Arbor City Councilmember (I-2nd Ward) – Ann Arbor’s Jackson Avenue is slated for resurfacing in the next couple of years, and now City Council is requesting that the Michigan Department of Transportation change it from four to three wider lanes. Proponents say it would improve traffic flow and safety, but opponents question that. Some charge it’s just a way to push an agenda to add bike lanes, making that stretch of road on Ann Arbor’s west side even more dangerous.
Click to Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/lumm.mp3]
Click & Listen to Hour 3 (11 AM-12 PM): [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/040212/lal-3.mp3]
Damian On Design: Damian On Design: Dina Kutinsky, Development & Event Specialist, UM Medical Development; Damian Farrell, Architect, Damian Farrell Design Group; Laurie Prager, Interior Designer – The Healing Power of Art & Design: The new Mott Children‘s & Von Voightlander Women’s Hospitals at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor features a permanent collection of beautiful artwork that speaks to the power of design in a healing environment. One of the most notable and unusual installations is butterflies made out of recycled ice tea cans leftover from the workers who built the new hospital. We talk with renowned artist, Paul Villinski, about his beautiful work that greets you in the lobby at Mott Children’s Hospital and sets the tone for this unique environment.
Click to Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/damian.mp3]
Events This Week with Ann Arbor Observer’s Katie Whitney: Katie joins us with a snapshot of great events for you to enjoy around the Ann Arbor area. Click below to listen to our conversation, and visit the Observer’s website at www.arborweb.com and list your own events.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/events.mp3]
Non-Profit Spotlight: 826michigan: Amanda Uhle, Executive Director – A movie filmed in Ann Arbor last year will benefit 826michigan, a non-profit writing and tutoring center in Ann Arbor that serves over 2,300 school-aged students each year with free literacy programs. A pre-release screening of The Five Year Engagement on Friday, April 20 will also feature a Q&A with the movie’s producers.
Click to Listen: [audio:http://www.lucyannlance.com/audio/040212/npo.mp3]