Arts & More

Arts & More
10:23 am
Sat January 17, 2015

What Does "Home" Mean To You?

"Foundling" by Marion Starling Boyer
Credit courtesy of RCVA

What do you think of when you think of home? That’s the question artists and writers were asked to answer in a new exhibit at Western Michigan University's Richmond Center for Visual Arts.

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Arts & More
5:56 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

The Gibson Smoke Stack: A Landmark Or A Hazard?

The old Gibson Guitar Factory building
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

On Monday, it was almost the end for the old Gibson Guitar Factory smoke stack. Workers arrived to demolish it, but they were met by protestors and Kalamazoo city building officials.

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Arts & More
3:31 pm
Sat January 10, 2015

Metro Nightclub Re-Opens As Only Gay Bar In Kalamazoo

Credit courtesy of Metro Nightclub

Metro Nightclub in Kalamazoo has re-opened after closing for two months.

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Visual Art
9:05 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

East Meets West: Artist's Work Brings Back Memories Of Rural China

Mary Wang at her home in Kalamazoo
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Kalamazoo artist Mary Wang grew up in the scenic Three Gorges region of China, where the Yangzte River winds through the mountains of Hubei Province. Her work will be on display at Consumers Credit Union on the Kalamazoo Mall at Friday's Art Hop. It will be up until the end of this month.

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Local Music
8:53 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Electric Violinist Wants To Move Audiences, Not Fame

Credit Aaron Lingenfelter

UPDATE: The concert has been canceled due to weather  

Michigan electric violinist David “Dixon” Hammond is known for his spiritual, improvised music. He’ll perform as Dixon’s Violin in a free concert Friday night at 6 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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