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History
6:53 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Michigan women honored in Hall of Fame

Sandy Soifer in the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame
Credit Nancy Camden

  About 160 women have been honored in the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame and about a dozen of them are from the Kalamazoo area.

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Fine Art
6:45 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Yoga instructor makes mosaics out of CDs

Credit Jerry Givens

Remember all of those old AOL discs you used to get in the mail? Artist Jerry Givens wishes he had more of them. Givens makes mosaics out of cut up CDs. At today’s Kalamazoo Art Hop, his art will be at Sangha Yoga where Givens is general manager.

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Poetry
3:53 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Poet thinks about the world of birds and the less-than-ideal life

Poet Gail Martin
Credit Freshwater Photography

Poet and psychologist Gail Martin will hold a reading Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. at Portage District Library for her new book Begin Empty-Handed, which won this year’s Perugia Press Prize. Perugia Press publishes poetry by up-and-coming female poets every year. 

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Science Fiction
1:34 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

When is the next book coming out? Waiting on the sci-fi series

George R.R. Martin, the writer of the popular book series now TV show 'Game of Thrones'
Credit AP Images

Almost everyone can relate to waiting for that next book in the series to come out. Our science fiction fans John Wenger and Andrea Johnson caught us up on a few series they’re reading.

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Local Authors
9:46 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Annie's Ghosts: A memoir of uncovered family secrets

The book Annie’s Ghosts was picked as this year’s the Great Michigan Read, which means it will be the subject of discussions around the state. Its author, Steve Luxenberg, will be at some of those events, including the one at Portage District Library on Monday at 6:30 p.m.

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