Marcia Wood’s sculptures don’t look anything like people - but she wanted you to connect with it like a person. There are four of her public art sculptures in Kalamazoo. Chances are you pass by them - maybe even every day.
Three World War II era planes that were once at the bottom of Lake Michigan have found a home at the Air Zoo in Portage. It’s the only museum in the country that has been tasked with restoring planes for the Naval Aviation Museum. The Air Zoo has already restored one submerged plane and is working to revive two more.
Western Michigan University will make ballet history. It will be the first college to dance a ballet so complex - that it’s only been performed by professional dancers. The ballet Lilac Garden was created by English choreographer Anthony Tudor in 1936.
Not many all-volunteer programs last 40 years, but WMUK’s Alma Latina is one of them. The station’s Latin music program is coming up on its 40th birthday. Alma Latina was one of the first Spanish-language programs in the area - and one of the few to survive this long.
Starting this weekend Queer Theatre Kalamazoo and FaceOff Theatre will present a brand new play called SAFE. It’s about a woman named Nancy who misses her chance to help a friend being bullied in high school. Later in life, she finds out that her son is now a bully.