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Gaming & Animation
8:25 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Want To Make Video Games? Hear From Animators This Weekend

A scene from the game Lilly Looking Through
Credit Geeta Games

Many kids, and some adults, dream of making video games for a living. But very few of us know what it takes to create these little worlds.

On Saturday, the Kalamazoo Valley Museum will host a Gaming and Animation Festival where anyone can be an animator for a day.

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Comics & Graphic Art
8:24 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Comic Artist Depicts Places, People of Kalamazoo

Simon Borst at People’s Food Co-op holding an issue of the People’s Food Co-op Coop Scoop with a two-page spread of his comic storytelling.
Credit Nancy Camden

For over a year, Coop Scoop, the quarterly newsletter put out by People’s Food Co-op of Kalamazoo has devoted a page to storytelling in the comic-art form. A 2011 University of Michigan school of art graduate, Simon Borst is the illustrator and is also the front-end manager at the co-op. 

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June 2, 2014
8:37 am
Mon June 2, 2014

WestSouthwest: June 2, 2014

Credit Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest can now be heard twice a week. 

WestSouthwest for June 2, 2014

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Election 2014
8:32 am
Mon June 2, 2014

WSW: State House Republican Candidate John Bizon

John Bizon
Credit WMUK

WestSouthwest with John Bizon

John Bizon is a doctor and recently served as president of the Michigan State Medical Society. 

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Election 2014
8:26 am
Mon June 2, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Dave Buskirk

Dave Buskirk
Credit WMUK

WestSouthwest with Dave Buskirk

Dave Buskirk has served for 20 years on the Kalamazoo County Commission. He's been chairman and vice chairman of the board at various times. 

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