Arts & More

Arts & More
4:41 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center hosts fourth annual Winter Gala & Fundraiser

Guests enjoy themselves at the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center's 2012 Winter Gala and Fundraiser. This year's event will be held on February 1 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.
Terry Johnson Photography

The word "gala" can conjure up images of stuffed shirts making awkward conversation, overcooked steaks and lukewarm green beans served next to standard-issue slices of cheesecake, and ill-fated attempts at keeping up with the beat while trying not to step on other people's feet on the dance floor.

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Station News
4:29 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Meet 'Arts & More' producer Erin Williams

WMUK Producer Erin Williams in the news studio

Arts & More's Executive Producer Rebecca Thiele chats with new arts producer Erin Williams

Williams recently completed a year-long fellowship with St. Louis Public Radio where she reported on race and cultural issues in the area.

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Theater
2:53 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

'Seven' brings women's stories of international struggle, triumph to WMU

The cast in dress rehearsals for the play 'Seven.'
Erin Williams

 

The WMU Theater Department is presenting seven stories of devastation and triumph through female voices from around the world. The documentary-style play ‘Seven’ runs through February 2nd. 

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Education
12:37 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Program helps young adults with disabilities become more independent

Jennifer Williams working in the KVCC Food Services kitchen
Credit Nancy Camden

 CORRECTION: The original story called the featured organization the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency. The correct name is the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency.

For young adults with disabilities, finding a career path after high school can be difficult. Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency facilitates the transition from student to employed worker.

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Hobbies & Sports
9:48 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Go dog sledding with the Husky Club

Credit courtesy of the Kalamazoo Husky Club

On Saturday, the Kalamazoo Husky Club will host sled dog rides to benefit local animal shelters. The event will be at Pets Supplies Plus on Gull Road in Kalamazoo.

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