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Arts & More
8:34 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

"Zombie Prom" Brings Healing To High School Heartbreak

Actors in the Marshall Civic Players production of "Zombie Prom" practice their dance moves. The show opens July 17.
Credit Erin Williams / WMUK

Of all the high school rites of passage, none is more symbolic than finding a date for the prom. It's an event that is frozen in time, one night where you get to dress up, dance the night away - and take out the date of your dreams. But when your date night plans don't work out - alternative measures might have to come in to play.

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Local Music
7:59 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Ex Pats Put Out New Album, Consider Moving Back To Michigan

Credit courtesy of Steve Leaf & The Ex Pats

A short story on Steve Leaf & The Ex Pats' new album. Scroll down for the full interview with Steve Leaf.

Now living in Chicago, Michigan band Steve Leaf & The Ex Pats is coming to Bell’s Brewery Friday night. They’ll debut their new album Three Circles & A Speaker. 

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Arts & More
5:00 am
Sat July 12, 2014

Artist Alyssa Prince Takes Chalk Art To The Next Level

The completed board, illustrated by artist Alyssa Prince for Central City Tap House.
Erin Williams WMUK

It's just after Noon on a weekday at Central City Tap House. The lunchtime crowd is eating and drinking, servers are sashaying past chairs, and the speakers are playing rock tunes from the 70's and 80's. No one's really paying attention to the young woman in the center, holding a piece of chalk in one hand, and a copy of the logo for Alaskan Brewing Company in the other hand.

"A lot of people come to the Tap House and a lot of people know the chalkboards, and so when I start drawing them they go 'Oh, it's you that does this! I get in a conversation - usually we'll have a table of six sitting here just chatting with me the whole time," says the woman.

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Local Authors
6:03 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Bad Dates Turn Into Good Reads: 'Strange Love' By Lisa Lenzo

Author Lisa Lenzo
Credit Charlie Schreiner

Hear the full interview with author Lisa Lenzo

"I don't see how you can go out in public with a man who wears a mullet," says Annie Zito's daughter, Marly, in the book Strange Love.

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Music & Culture
5:32 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Strum A Balalaika: Listen To Russian Folk Music This Saturday

The Russian Folk Orchestra of the Balalaika and Domra Association of America
Credit Balalaika and Domra Association of America

The on-air story about the Russian folk orchestra concert. Scroll down to hear the full interview with members of the BDAA.

This week musicians from all over the world have been practicing like crazy to prepare for Saturday night's Russian Folk Concert at Chenery Auditorium.

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