Arts & More

9:21 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

K-College Alum's Play Uses Humor To Deal With Family Tragedy, Holocaust

Kalamazoo College student Grace Gilmore performing part of the 2.5 Minute Ride monologue in WMUK's Takeda performance studio
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Saturday night, Kalamazoo College student Grace Gilmore will perform the one woman show 2.5 Minute Ride by award winning playwright and K-College alum Lisa Kron.

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Visual Art
8:55 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

11,000 Paper Cats Show Feral Cat Problem in ArtPrize Entry

A few of the paper cat heads for Carols Ferals' large ArtPrize entry
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

On a Tuesday afternoon, Carol Manos and her crew in load more than 11,000 cat heads into a hearse. They’re paper cat heads decorated for ArtPrize in Grand Rapids. The idea is to raise awareness of the feral cat problem in Michigan.

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Arts & More
9:21 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Kalamazoo Fashion Week Puts Community Center Stage

From left, Hope Potgiesser, 17, of Lawton, Mohammad Hasher, 15, of Portage, Christya Reynolds, 16, of Kalamazoo, and Kaylee Patterson, 16, of Portage, practice their walk at Thursday's rehearsal for Kalamazoo Fashion Week. Adult and young child models are also in the show.
Credit Earlene McMichael

New York Fashion Week ended a few days ago, saying good-bye to a runway of elegant outfits, some too fancy for a day at the office. But a new event now in progress in Kalamazoo seeks to change that image and to involve the community in the process.

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5:37 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

'Flash Fiction' With WMU Professor Emeritus Stuart Dybek

Credit courtesy of Stuart Dybek

Chicago native and WMU Professor Emeritus Stuart Dybek’s two new collections of stories won high praise from The New York Times Review of Books last month. By the way, his name is pronounced DIB-ek not DIE-bek, though Stuart says he'll accept either.

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Local Music
5:47 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

'All Over The Place' Style Suits Grand Rapids Musician Karisa Wilson

Credit courtesy of Karisa Wilson

On Tuesday, singer-songwriter Karisa Wilson will play at Salt of the Earth in Fennville.

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