Arts & More

Astronomy
7:02 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Two Eclipses To Catch This October

The lunar eclipse on October 8, 2014
Credit Richard Bell

There will be a total lunar eclipse early Wednesday morning and a partial solar eclipse on October 23rd.


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Museums
6:36 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Magic Museum Full of Surprises, Not Secrets

American Museum of Magic Director Jeff Taylor stands in front of a large milk can Houdini escaped from in one of his acts.
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

The American Museum of Magic in downtown Marshall looks like any other storefront. But inside there’s a collection more eclectic and more thorough than anything you’ll see in the country.

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Nature
6:26 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Go On A Sound Walk with WMU Soundscape Ecologists

Dr. Sharon Gill (far right) gives listeners some tips before the group sets out on the first soundwalk in June
Credit Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy

There are so many sounds that we tune out every day. It could be car traffic, the TV in the other room, the hum of a light bulb.

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Arts & More
6:10 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Will Edison Mesh With New Development, Arts Groups?

Tremolo instruments just moved in on Portage Street in the Washington Square area of the Kalamazoo Edison Neighborhood
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Since December of last year, the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo has extended Art Hop into the Washington Square area of the Edison neighborhood.

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Books
9:24 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

New Reading Together Book All About Great Lakes

Credit courtesy of Jerry Dennis

The Kalamazoo Public Library recently announced its Reading Together selection for 2015. It’s called The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas by award winning Michigan author Jerry Dennis.

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