knight foundation http://michiganradio.org en AP reporter becomes a singer-songwriter-musician in his off hours http://michiganradio.org/post/ap-reporter-becomes-singer-songwriter-musician-his-hours <p>His name is <a href="http://www.reverbnation.com/jeffkaroubjar">Jeff Karoub.</a> You&#39;ve heard him here on Stateside in his role as an Associated Press reporter covering the Detroit area.</p><p>But today, we met a &quot;different&quot; Jeff Karoub. We met the singer-songwriter-musician who has just won a grant from the Knight Foundation for a project he calls &quot;Coming Home To Music.&quot;</p><p>Jeff Karoub joined us in the studio.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:38:44 +0000 Stateside Staff 14645 at http://michiganradio.org AP reporter becomes a singer-songwriter-musician in his off hours Mobile video booth lets anyone be an arts critic http://michiganradio.org/post/love-it-hate-it-mobile-video-booth-lets-anyone-be-arts-critic <p>A new form of &ldquo;grass roots&rdquo; arts journalism could soon be in store for Detroit.</p><p>Jennifer Conlin lives in Michigan and is one of the finalists in the <a href="http://www.knightarts.org/community-arts-journalism-challenge">Community Arts Journalism Challenge</a>, a national competition to get more people engaged with the arts.</p><p>Her idea is called iCritic Detroit, and it would allow arts patrons to record their own reviews of an exhibit or event by hopping into a mobile video booth.</p> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 20:43:51 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 4516 at http://michiganradio.org Mobile video booth lets anyone be an arts critic