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Western Michigan University Professor of Biological Sciences Stephen Malcolm is among the scientists warning that monarchs are becoming rare east of the Rocky Mountains in North America. 

Each year as much of the entertainment world speculates on who will be taking home the Academy Awards, Kalamazoo audiences get ready for their own cinematic competition. 

The Kalamazoo Teen Filmmaker Festival is in its 11th year, and two dozen movies from filmmakers between the ages of 12 and 19 will be screened at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Kalamazoo State Theatre.

Arts & More 2-21-14

Feb 20, 2014

This week's show featured the Michigan Beer Film and an update on happenings at the Kalamazoo Public Library. You can hear these stories individually on their separate story pages. 

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While several national brands like Kellogg, Whirlpool, and Domino’s Pizza call the state of Michigan home, there are even more “Made in Michigan” products that can be found in our refrigerators, on our shelves, and even in our soap dishes.

Beer is no exception. And, as Kevin Romeo confirmed, Michiganders knows their beer.

Ann Rohrbaugh, Director of the Kalamazoo Public Library
Nancy Camden

CORRECTION: The original version of this story misspelled Ann Rohrbaugh's last name.

From a library in 1860 with 120 inherited books, open one hour a day for a school district, the Kalamazoo Public Library downtown and its four branches have evolved into community centers with concerts and performances, movies and speakers. 

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