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5:32 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Strum A Balalaika: Listen To Russian Folk Music This Saturday

The Russian Folk Orchestra of the Balalaika and Domra Association of America
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The on-air story about the Russian folk orchestra concert. Scroll down to hear the full interview with members of the BDAA.

This week musicians from all over the world have been practicing like crazy to prepare for Saturday night's Russian Folk Concert at Chenery Auditorium.

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Local Music
4:18 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Cellist returns for 17th year with Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck

Cellist Judith Vander Weg
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An interview with Judith Vander Weg

Judith Vander Weg, principal cellist of the Flint Symphony, is one of the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck's most popular players, having appeared each season for the last sixteen years.

She spoke with Cara Lieurance about the opening program of Phantasies by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Frank Bridge, and Dvorak's Viola Quintet Op 97. 

The Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck starts its 26th season this weekend. Concerts will continue at 7:30 pm each Thursday and Friday night until August 16th.

SW Michigan
2:29 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Calhoun County Art Council Dissolves

Credit WMUK

The Calhoun County Arts Council is no more. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that the organization has announced that it is shutting down. The Art Council’s mission will be moved to the Battle Creek Community Foundation.

The head of the Art Council’s board says it decided to pull the plug because of “concerns about the organization’s viability."

Until now, Battle Creek has had a independent local arts organization since 1964.

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July 10, 2014
8:09 am
Thu July 10, 2014

WestSouthwest July 10, 2014

Walter Dean Myers
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On WestSouthwest, criticism of how the boundaries are drawn for Congress and the state Legislature. And remembering author Walter Dean Myers. 

WestSouthwest - July 10, 2014

  

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Reading
8:05 am
Thu July 10, 2014

WSW: Remembering Author Walter Dean Myers

Credit Foundation for Newark's Future

WestSoutwest with Walter Dean Myers

Last year Walter Dean Myers came to Kalamazoo as part of a cross-country tour to promote literacy among young people. 

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