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2:28 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Jordi Savall: Playing Solo, "You Are 100% Yourself"

Jordi Savall
Credit fontanachamberarts.org

Described as a “rock star of early music” by Western Michigan University professor Dr. Matthew Steel, Jordi Savall will perform a solo viola da gamba program on Saturday for Fontana’s fall/winter series. 

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State Legislature
8:18 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Republican Lawmaker From Battle Creek Hires Democrat Who Ran for Same Office

Credit WMUK

Republican State Representative John Bizon has hired a Democrat who ran for the same office to work on his staff in Lansing. 

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Prevailing Wage
8:40 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Republican Leaders Plan to Go Ahead With Prevailing Wage Repeal

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Republican leaders in the Legislature say opposition from Governor Rick Snyder will not stop them from trying to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law. 

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Religious Freedom
8:28 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Religious Freedom Bill

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A group of Republican state lawmakers will try again to protect religious practices against state and local government interference. 

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Local Music
4:39 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Transgender, Gender Nondescript Musicians Highlighted In Concert

Kalamazoo singer-songwriter and piano player Casey Grooten
Credit Chris Killian

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum will hold a concert Friday night highlighting local transgender and gender non-specific artists called “Unified: A Kalamazoo Music Experience.” The show starts at 7 p.m. at the museum's Stryker Theater. Admission is $5.

For years, Davison Nicholas sang and played in the rock band Two Stars Burning Sun, among many other bands. The muscley and sometimes melodic music was driving and intense. 

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