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Culture & Holidays
5:58 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Diwali Event Brings Hindus, Indians Of Kalamazoo Together

Credit India Association of Kalamazoo

Last year, President Obama and the First Lady danced with Indian children in recognition of the Hindu holiday Diwali. The holiday is often called the Festival of Lights. Hindus decorate their homes with strings of lights and light oil lamps at ceremonies. 

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Exhibits
9:45 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Let's Talk At The 'Voices for Social Justice' Exhibit

Last month, residents of Kalamazoo met for a discussion about race and equality at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. Now the project has turned into an oral history exhibit called “Voices for Social Justice.” The display will be up through January 19th.

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Film
10:48 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Review: 'Life After Beth' Should Have Stayed Dead

The Riviera Theatre in Three Rivers will show Life After Beth through November 2nd.

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Short Fiction
11:47 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Invisible Traffic: Stories About When Life Hits You Like A Truck

Playwright and author Deborah Ann Percy

In Deborah Ann Percy’s short story “The Woman Who Loved Paul Simon.” The main character has just about had it with her dinner date at a nice restaurant on Lake Michigan. Here's an excerpt:

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Poetry
11:45 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Can Poetry Be Funny?

The Kalamazoo group Friends of Poetry is holding a reading Tuesday night called “Can Poetry Be Funny?” The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Public Library in the Van Deusen Room.

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