festivals http://wmuk.org en How This Winter Affects Your Pancakes, Maple Sugar Fest http://wmuk.org/post/how-winter-affects-your-pancakes-maple-sugar-fest <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As you’re shoveling your driveway this weekend, you might fancy a hot plate of pancakes at a local diner. But if the winter cold keeps up, you might have to fight your neighbor for that last drop of maple syrup.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:28:41 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 12902 at http://wmuk.org How This Winter Affects Your Pancakes, Maple Sugar Fest 20 years of the Kalamazoo Blues Festival http://wmuk.org/post/20-years-kalamazoo-blues-festival <p>This is the 20th year for the Kalamazoo Valley Blues Association event. The festival began because some local blues musicians wanted to make both music and money.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kalamazoo Blues Festival starts on July 11 and runs through July 13 in downtown Kalamazoo.</span></p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 22:26:53 +0000 Lorraine Caron 6838 at http://wmuk.org 20 years of the Kalamazoo Blues Festival Michigan Shakespeare Fest: Good actors make good Shakespeare http://wmuk.org/post/michigan-shakespeare-fest-good-actors-make-good-shakespeare <p>"Shakespeare's plays are never about the day nothing happened. They're always about the day something amazing happened," says&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Janice L.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Blixt, artistic director for the <a href="http://www.michiganshakespearefestival.com/">Michigan Shakespeare Festival</a>.</span></p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:52:00 +0000 Nancy Camden 6537 at http://wmuk.org Michigan Shakespeare Fest: Good actors make good Shakespeare Craft beer fan? Meet craft soda at the Soda Pop Festival http://wmuk.org/post/craft-beer-fan-meet-craft-soda-soda-pop-festival <p>If you go to <a href="http://www.klassicarcade.com/">Klassic Arcade</a> in Gobles, the bartender can pour you a homebrewed, ice cold glass right from the tap...a glass of soda that is. Like craft beer, artisan sodas have <a href="http://wesa.fm/post/fancy-sodas-gaining-popularity-us-pittsburgh-area-store-putting-adult-spin">gained popularity</a> in the past few years.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:33:08 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 6296 at http://wmuk.org Craft beer fan? Meet craft soda at the Soda Pop Festival