Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo

7:48 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Community Arts Awards Presented

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WMUK Grassroots host Mark Sahlgren among those honored for his contribution to the arts
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The 2014 Community Arts Awards were given out Sunday during an event in Bronson Park. The awards, given annually by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo since 1985, were presented during the Concerts in the Park on Sunday in Bronson Park, where the Gene Kniffic Trio performed as part of the Fontana Summer Arts Series.
Station News
4:32 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Grassroots' Mark Sahlgren Wins Community Arts Award

Mark Sahlgren, the co-host of WMUK's acoustic music show Grassroots, will receive a Community Medal of Arts Award from the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo.

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Arts & More
11:49 am
Fri February 28, 2014

After Funding Cuts, Art Hop Still Plans To Keep The Party Going

Lotsa LIttle Things is an art gallery and co-op located on Westnedge Avenue. Proprietor Mary Heynig is a strong supporter of Art Hop, and participates every month.
Erin Williams

Quick - it's 5:30 p.m. on the first Friday of the month - what are your plans for the night?

Maybe you're going to have a casual dinner with friends, or catch up on a few errands, or settle in with a good book - but if you are within the Kalamazoo region, there's a strong change you'll be lured out to make an appearance at Art Hop, the monthly showcase where local galleries and business open welcome in the community for a few snacks, great conversation, and, of course, to buy some art.

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12:31 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Art Hop Organizers Consider Changes With Less Funding

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Budget cuts have forced Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated to reduce its financial support for monthly events
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The future of one of downtown Kalamazoo's "signature" events could look very different after this year. Once a month, typically on the first Friday of the month, downtown Kalamazoo businesses and organizations use their space to display the work of local artists for Art Hop.
12:20 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Concert marks 85th year for Kalamazoo Civic

Hal Hobson (right) leading rehearsal for Sunday's Concert in the Park
Credit WMUK

Report by WMUK's Gordon Evans


The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is about to begin its 85th season. The milestone will be marked this weekend during the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo’s Concerts in the Park series. The concert is Sunday afternoon at 4:00 in Bronson Park.

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