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Short Fiction
11:47 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Invisible Traffic: Stories About When Life Hits You Like A Truck

Playwright and author Deborah Ann Percy

In Deborah Ann Percy’s short story “The Woman Who Loved Paul Simon.” The main character has just about had it with her dinner date at a nice restaurant on Lake Michigan. Here's an excerpt:

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11:45 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Can Poetry Be Funny?

The Kalamazoo group Friends of Poetry is holding a reading Tuesday night called “Can Poetry Be Funny?” The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Public Library in the Van Deusen Room.

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10:25 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

'Life of Pi' Author To Speak At WMU

Author Yann Martel is best known for his popular novel Life of Pi, about a boy who explores his spirituality while stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger.

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9:10 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

'The Piano Lesson': Play Reminds Us Why We Need To Talk About Slavery Today

Family heirlooms serve as a reminder of family history, but they’re also fuel for arguments down the line. Who gets to keep it? And if the family needs money, should they sell it?

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5:34 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Ebony Hillbillies To Play Chenery Auditorium

Traditional African American string band The Ebony Hillbillies are one of the last of their genre. The Hillbillies have played alongside names like Pete Seeger, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Bette Midler, and The Temptations.

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