Arts & More

Theatre
2:24 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Theater Out of a Van: Fancy Pants Takes Their Show on the Road

Executive Director Carol Zombro steps out of the Fancy Pants Theater motorhome in the Kalamazoo Vine Neighborhood
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Ride along with Fancy Pants Theater

Since moving out of Studio 246 in Kalamazoo, Fancy Pants Theater has been looking for a new home. And they’ve finally found one…sort of.

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Arts & More
2:23 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

After Five Decades of Piping, Paddy Keenan Has No Plans To Stop The Music

Credit Richie Tyndall

To truly stand out in the music industry, your style has to be distinct, you have to have gumption, and you have to resilient. Uilleann pipe player Paddy Keenan has mastered all three defining points.

He plays an instrument whose sound is so distinct you have no choice but to sit up and listen.

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Exhibits
10:13 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Autographs You Won't Want To Miss: See the Exhibit at K-College

Curator Paul Smithson at the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room
Credit Zinta Aistars

Go on a short audio tour of the exhibit with curator Paul Smithson

Every term, Kalamazoo College digs up an exhibit for display at the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room. It’s located on the third floor of the Upjohn Library Commons building at the corner of Thompson and Academy streets.

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Theatre
5:44 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

New Queer Theatre Vows Entertainment First, Social Justice Second

The cast of 'I Ain't Afraid of No Xenu'
Credit Laura Henderson

This past weekend, Queer Theatre Kalamazoo premiered their first show. A ten minute long Star Wars parody followed by the play I Ain’t Afraid of No Xenu.

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Arts & More
9:00 am
Sat May 3, 2014

Novelist Elizabeth Strout Finds Truth In Fiction

Pulitzer-prize winning author Elizabeth Strout will be in Dowagiac May 9 as part of the Dogwood Fine Arts Festival.
Credit Leonardo Cendamo

Novelist Elizabeth Strout may have lived in New York for over two decades, but her roots remain firmly entrenched in her home state of Maine, where her four novels have all been based. Her latest work, The Burgess Boysfocuses on a fractured family being forced to pull together after one of its members breaks the law, and how sibling dynamics can put relatives in their place long after they've moved out.

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