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For over 40 years, WGTE has been a trusted source of information, music, and entertainment - a valued and vital service that provides award-winning programming to Northwest Ohio, Southeast Michigan and beyond.


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Dr. Louise Toppin, noted soprano and professor of voice at the University of Michigan, is our guide for a celebration of some of our most historically significant African American composers.

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"Living American Composers: New Music from Bowling Green" is a radio series devoted to living American composers and their works. Update: all of Season Ten is now available for auditioning/download!

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307 Pieces

"Celebrating the connections we make through the people we meet."

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Today we're talking to one of the oldest glass artist in Ohio, Jack Schmidt. He received a B.S. degree from Bowling Green State University at a tim...

  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 06:08
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we're talking to David Ross, a community artist turned advocate for youth and creativity. He's currently a me...

  • Added: May 17, 2021
  • Length: 06:19
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"Art and writing has always been cathartic for me, even as a child-- Whether it was anxiety, depression, fear, society, love, etc. there was an out...

  • Added: May 10, 2021
  • Length: 06:05
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It's FM 91's 45th birthday! WGTE FM first broadcast aired May 2, 1976 and since then has continued to deliver the highest quality arts, entertainme...

  • Added: May 03, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
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Tim Stover is a sculptor exploring the medium of glass, creating work through two different methods. One, reassembling broken sections of glass int...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2021
  • Length: 06:14
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we follow the creation of Enjoy Zest, a pop-up dinner party experience created by Katie Pettee during one of t...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2021
  • Length: 06:08
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Today on the RDD, we're talking to Unruly Arts, a small studio with a big vision, a space passionate about providing a nurturing, inclusive and joy...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 06:01
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, we're talking to Kelly Savino. Before she was a teacher of fine art at the local botanical garden, Kelly was ...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2021
  • Length: 06:10
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, we're talking to local jazz legend, Gene Parker. Gene has been a professional musician in the Toledo area for...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 06:06
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Toraigh is an Irish Gaelic word that means "seek" or "search." It's also the title of this week's Rough Draft Diaries as we meet a local band of t...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2021
  • Length: 06:07