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courtesy of Joe Starzyk

Wedding Secrets is about a couple who secretly married in Las Vegas after only knowing each other for a few weeks. Instead of breaking the good news to their families, the couple plans an engagement party to help everyone get to know each other. But we soon find out that members of the bride and groom's families have secrets of their own.

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On Friday, Misti Ryefield and Kathleen Robertson of Grand Rapids will interpret for the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre's production of My Fair Lady. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Western Michigan University

Last year, with the help of a Kellogg Grant for Racial Healing, more than 160 students, staff, and faculty at Western Michigan University were interviewed about race relations on campus. The result is a documentary theatre piece called Check Your Privilege, premiering this week.

Kalamazoo College student Grace Gilmore performing part of the 2.5 Minute Ride monologue in WMUK's Takeda performance studio
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Saturday night, Kalamazoo College student Grace Gilmore will perform the one woman show 2.5 Minute Ride by award winning playwright and K-College alum Lisa Kron.

The Vivacious Miss Audacious does acrobatics and hula hooping for the show, but you may not see many more of her burlesque acts. Lil Darlins organizers say they're trying to keep true to the vaudeville format.
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Before movies were invented, vaudeville was one of America’s most popular forms of entertainment. Its heyday lasted from the mid-1800s until around 1925.

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