Arts & More

Poetry
4:25 pm
Mon May 26, 2014

NPR, PBS, WMUK Programs All Subjects of New Poetry Book

“The Liberal Media Made Me Do It” is a collection of poems written about stories and shows on NPR, PBS, and even special programs on WMUK. 

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Arts & More
5:08 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Girls On The Run Delivers Lessons Beyond The Finish Line

Members of Girls on the Run - Calhoun County show off a motivational poster. The group's 5-K takes place on May 30 at Binder Park Zoo.
Credit Courtesy of Hope Grable

When you are training for a race, you are learning how to pace yourself, how to be calm, and how to deal with roadblocks. The same principles can easily be applied to daily life.

Just ask Emily and Sydney - two fourth graders who are members of the Calhoun County branch of Girls on The Run

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Local Attractions
3:52 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

When the Cascade Falls Open, Summer Starts in Jackson

The Cascade Falls in Jackson
Credit Nancy Camden

The Cascade Falls in Jackson, a destination for summer entertainment, opens Memorial Day Weekend and runs nightly through Labor Day.

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Music
6:09 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Former Frank Zappa Musicians, Michigan Natives Form Unique Band

Credit courtesy of Roister

The band Roister is coming to Bell’s Brewery Thursday night. It’s an original band built like a super group.

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Education and Art
4:58 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Encourages Reading to Your Kids

Credit Kalamazoo Public Library

Hear the full interview with Andrea Vernola of Kalamazoo Public Library

In January, Kalamazoo Public Library started a program that challenges kids, and their parents or mentors, to read 1,000 books together before they start kindergarten.

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