Arts & More

Sandhill cranes dance in a creek near Newark, Neb. (File photo, 2011)
AP Images/Nati Harnik

This weekend people will watch hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Sandhill cranes land at Big Marsh Lake - about 30 minutes northeast of Battle Creek. It’s the 23rd annual Sandhill Crane & Art Festival hosted by the Michigan Audubon Society. We talked with the society's education coordinator Lisa Cain:

Katherine Mumma

A freight train roared across the stage of the Little Theatre on opening night last week. That train is commonly known as “Gypsy”, an American Musical Classic. It’s currently enjoying a successful production by Farmers Alley Theatre

Review: "Back County Crimes" Script Lacks Depth

Oct 5, 2017
Nancy King

What-A-Do Theatre in Springfield is performing the play “Back County Crimes” through October 15th.

You don’t expect much humor in a hospital waiting room, but “Radiation” by local playwrights Deborah Ann Percy and Arnie Johnston has humor and hope. 

Portage Central High School junior Jack Liu does a yo-yo trick at WMUK's Takeda studio
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

At the annual Western Michigan University China Festival on Saturday, October 7th you can see people perform with one of the oldest toys in the world - the yo-yo.