Local Music
5:59 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Albright Brings Gershwin Concerto To KSO

Charlie Albright

Charlie Albright, who last appeared in west Michigan as a 2010 Gilmore Young Artist, has spent the last four years earning degrees at Harvard, the New England Conservatory, and the Juilliard School. 

Hardly a by-the-book pianist, Albright's approach to music includes the classics, new modern works, and exploring his own improvisational muse. 

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5:23 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

New Play Fest Expands With Guest Playwright, More Seats

Play rehearsal for Theatre Kalamazoo's New Play Festival. All of the plays are staged readings to allow for more revisions.
Credit Sarah West

This weekend Kalamazoo playwrights will share their latest work at the 5th Annual Theatre Kalamazoo New Play Festival.

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3:15 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

'Black Or White's Far-Fetched Plot Ruins Chance For Serious Race Talks

Don’t let the title fool you: Black or White has nothing to do with Michael Jackson or Macaulay Culkin or those really-cool-in-a-1991-sort-of-way digital tricks used in the duo’s famous music video.

Instead of a pop-song lecture about equality, this Black or White gives Detroit-born Mike Binder an opportunity to tackle a hot-button issue: What is the best environment in which to raise a mixed-race child?

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Sustainable Brew
10:21 am
Thu January 29, 2015

WSW: Sustainable Brewing Program to Start

WMUK's Gordon Evans spoke with the Associate Dean of Western Michigan University's College of Arts and Sciences Ed Martini and WMU Chemistry Professor Steve Bertman. WMU and Kalamazoo Valley Community College are launching a sustainable brewing program this fall. 

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January 29, 2015
10:12 am
Thu January 29, 2015

WestSouthwest January 29, 2015

Bell's Brewing Facility - file photo
Credit WMUK

On WestSouthwest, rethinking the response to the Ebola outbreak and a new program in sustainable brewing. 


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