Arts & More

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
2:24 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Old House Network's 'Great Unveiling' Gets Down To The Nitty-Gritty

The home sits in the Stuart neighborhood on Elm Street. It is undergoing extensive indoor and outdoor renovations, and is expected to be finished in late 2015.
Erin Williams

When you become a homeowner, gone are the days of calling the landlord for any creak or leak. Maintaining  a residence on your own can be a big responsibility - especially if you’re short on cash and unsure of what you're doing. 

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Artist of the Month
2:01 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

What does becoming an American feel like? See Artist of the Month Ally Pye's Work

Alessandra Pye stands next to the last piece in her series
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

If you weren’t born in the United States, there are several things you have to do to become a U.S. citizen—like carry around a green card for five years and take what’s called a “naturalization test.”

That will make you an American on paper, but what does it take to feel like one?

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