"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo City commissioners Bob Cinabro and Barb Miller have both announced they will not seek re-election to the city commission in the Nov. 3 election." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Kathy Noble / Daughters of the American Revolution

At least two Revolutionary War soldiers are buried in Kalamazoo County. Daniel Wilson is one of them; you can see his grave in Yorkville. But the marker doesn’t mention his role in the war.

Cheri Williams hangs her work at Studio Grill in Kalamazoo
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

If you’ve spent more than a few weekends in Kalamazoo, you know how Art Hop works here -- the first Friday of every month, it brings artists into dozens of businesses to create one big night of art and culture. Soon, though, it could spread to another Michigan city: Lansing.

Martin Hogan

  The 27th season of the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck returns Thursday and Friday with a program titled 'Epic Drama,' featuring string sextets by Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Richard Strauss, music for string quartet by Puccini, and Camille Saint-Saëns Fantasie Op 124, for violin and harp.

A preview of the Gun Lake Tribe's SweetGrass Moon Pow Wow
Jesse Pigeon

The Gun Lake Tribe of the Pottawatomi is having its first annual pow wow in Hopkins this weekend. The powwow will have canoe races, horseshoe competitions, drumming, dancing, and cultural ceremonies unique to the tribe.