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4:18 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Nashon Holloway and The Soul Messengers bring rock, jazz, and real-life lyrics to stage

Nashon Holloway
Credit Courtesy of the Artist

Nashon Holloway will play Saturday night at 9 p.m. at Union Cabaret & Grille in downtown Kalamazoo.

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WMUK News
11:40 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Remembering "Bloody Sunday"

Alabama state troopers break up a demonstration march in Selma in March 1965 on what is known as Bloody Sunday
Credit AP Photo

There is a bridge in Selma, Alabama, that crosses the wide river that shares the state’s name. The bridge is unassuming but it played a critical role in the nation’s struggle for civil rights.

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State of the State
9:18 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Reaction to State of State Address breaks along party lines

Governor Rick Snyder delivers the State of the State address Thursday night
Credit The Associated Press

State Representatives Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton) and Kate Segal (D-Battle Creek) offered differing reactions to Governor Rick Snyder's address. 

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Film
9:25 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Soul, pop, and folk rise from the mud of Muscle Shoals

2013 was a fairly phenomenal year for music documentaries, with such stand-outs as Twenty Feet From Stardom and A Band Called Death. Another worthy title to add to that list is Muscle Shoals, filmmaker Greg "Freddy" Camalier's portrait of the little Alabama that produced some of the biggest hits and most enduring anthems of all time. See at at The Riviera Theatre in Three Rivers through February 1st.

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Architecture
9:20 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Take your own tour of Kalamazoo architecture!

Charles Stroh says the side aisles in medieval churches were often used for commerce.
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Retired Western Michigan University professor of art Charles Stroh spent five years putting together six walking tours of Kalamazoo’s architecture. He gathered information for the tours from his year-long column with the Kalamazoo Gazette called Hidden Kalamazoo and extra credit assignments from his old classes. You can pick up Charles Stroh’s CD on Kalamazoo architecture at Petals and Postings, Bella Patina, Retro, and through Stroh himself.

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