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9:18 am
Thu December 18, 2014

WSW: Walking, Living and Working Near Downtown Kalamazoo

Map shows where new KVCC campus will be located
Credit WMUK

    

A Michigan Municipal League study calls for a sustainable a transportation plan near the area where Kalamazoo Valley Community College's new health living campus will be located.

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WMUK News
5:37 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

How El Sol's Students Use their Bilingual Skills

"More than, less than" signs at El Sol.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

(Part 3 of 3) Students at Kalamazoo’s El Sol Elementary learn in both English and Spanish. But they don’t use their knowledge just to complete their homework.

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Local Music
5:35 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

LHI: Jon Boyd On Joseph White, Cuban Violinist

Joseph White

Jon Boyd's latest featured composer is a nineteenth-century Cuban violinist who became one of the top-ranked violinists in Europe.

Joseph White's story begins in Cuba, where his quick musical development astonished his teachers. With help from a prominent pianist of the day, he raised enough funds to continue his education in Europe. It was the beginning of an illustrious and productive career. 

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WMUK News
5:13 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

How Dual-Language Learning Works at El Sol

"Welcome to Second Grade," a sign announces at El Sol.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

(Part Two of Three)

How do you teach students in two languages? The answer might seem obvious. Instruct them in one, then the other.

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Local Music
8:50 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Funk Is Back With Medicinal Groove

Credit courtesy of Medicinal Groove

Michigan-based band Medicinal Groove will play Friday night at 9:30 p.m. at Shakespeare’s Pub in Kalamazoo with another funk-inspired group called Crime Funk.

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