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8:20 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Dinner Table Drama In 'The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons'

Credit courtesy of Heather Slomski

Heather Slomski recently released her collection of short fiction The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons. Now living in Minnesota, Slomski got her MFA at Western Michigan University. Her work has appeared in TriQuarterly, The Normal School, and other publications. She also won the Iowa Award for Short Fiction.

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WMU Board of Trustees
7:48 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

WMU Board Gets New Trustee, Johnston Reappointed

Jeffrey Rinevelt
Credit Western Michigan University/State of Michigan

Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a new member to Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees. A current trustee has been reappointed. 

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Local Music
6:23 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

LHI Live: Joel Mabus' Seasonal Songbook

Joel Mabus
Credit joelmabus.com

Singer-songwriter Joel Mabus' musical career, encompassing 25 albums, includes two Christmas releases (How Like The Holly, 1999, and A Parlor Guitar Christmas, 2012). Over time, the folk artist has also compiled a selection of seasonal stories and poems he likes to share with audiences.

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Local Music
5:20 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Celtic Christmas In Battle Creek Features Michigan Talent

Credit battlecreeksymphony.org

 A host of renowned Celtic musicians with Michigan ties will appear with the Battle Creek Symphony in its upcoming holiday concert. They include fiddle virtuoso Jeremy Kittel, a Michigan native whose credentials include a jazz degree from the Manhattan School of Music and performing/composing with the Turtle Island String Quartet.

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December 11, 2014
9:34 am
Thu December 11, 2014

WestSouthwest December 11, 2014

Michigan Hall of Justice
Credit Wikimedia Commons

On WestSouthwest, a look at Michigan's unique system of electing  state Supreme Court Justices and making the case for Quaker beliefs in public policy. 


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