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Violinist Diana Cohen was concertmaster of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra from 2007 to 2011. She now lives in Calgary, Alberta, and is concertmaster of the Calgary Philharmonic. Cohen performs in Kalamazoo again this week with her father, clarinetist Franklin Cohen, who recently retired from the Cleveland Orchestra, and Roman Ravinovich, a prizewinning Israeli pianist. 

Courtesy Mary Brodbeck

On Tuesday, March 31st, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will screen Becoming Made, a documentary by Kalamazoo artist Mary Brodbeck on the history, passion and unique process behind Japanese woodblock printmaking. And the story behind the documentary is nearly as fascinating as the film itself.

SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- After believing Tuesday that the 2015 Waterfront Film Festival had been canceled, the head of the South Haven/Van Buren County Convention & Visitors Bureau now says she is optimistic about the festival's future. The visitors bureau, which is headed by Lisa Shanley, on Wednesday issued a statement that the festival, slated for June 11-14, had been canceled. Festival co-founder Hopwood DePree said that was incorrect.

Carter died Friday night after a fall in his home. He was 31 years old

The money will be used for a Medallion scholarship and well as an endowed professorship in the College of Fine Arts.