July 01 2020

When Gloria Badiner laid eyes on cast glass for the first time, 25 years ago, it was love at first sight — but her newfound love had cons

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May 01 2020

Kalamazoo has a vibrant music scene with artists of various genres from all walks of life.

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April 01 2020

When Edward Callahan was just a boy, he used to stand in his room and bow to an audience that wasn't there, pretending he was in the midd

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March 01 2020

Many sirens inspired Margaret DeRitter’s new book, Singing Back to the Sirens.

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February 01 2020

Bruce Monroe knew what treasures were hidden inside Three Rivers’ historic Riviera Theatre when he saw the words “For Sale” on the buildi

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October 01 2019

Joe Smigiel likes to wear suspenders, but his suspenders, unlike most, do not have a leather triangle where the straps cross in back.

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September 01 2019

When the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts landed the only Midwest stop of the exhibit Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum

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August 01 2019

Sara Emerson is a classical singer living in Kalamazoo who grew up idolizing Dolly Parton and singing in front of anyone who would listen

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July 01 2019

It’s true what they say: The only constant in life is change. Look at any city skyline and this universal truth stares back at you.

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June 01 2019
    1. Tiffany’s mural by Conrad Kaufman, 1717 W Main St
    2. Bruno’s Pizza, artist unknown, 1528 W Michigan Ave
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Wednesday, July 01, 2020

When Gloria Badiner laid eyes on cast glass for the first

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

For the last few years, Encore’s June issue has

Monday, June 01, 2020

When Encore photographer Brian K.

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One day in 2018, while Vicksburg teacher and veterinarian

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