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January 01 2022


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December 01 2021

To hear WMUK announcer Cara Lieurance's lyrical, soothing voice describing classical music on air, one would never guess her musical and

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November 21 2021

For more than two decades, Mike Artis has been a familiar face to anyone involved in the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.

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October 01 2021

If you've ever restored or renovated an old house or just love old architectural items, then you will appreciate Rodger Parzyck's "hoarde

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September 01 2021

The next time you are out bike riding on a local bike route, you might whisper a thank you to Paul Selden.

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August 01 2021

In her 1988 book, A Book of Bees … and How to Keep Them, author Sue Hubbell — born and raised in Kalamazoo — wrote, “Buying a hive

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July 01 2021

It's rare that what you really loved doing as a child becomes your vocation as an adult, but Jamie Jannusch is one of the lucky ones.

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June 01 2021

Jane Ghosh may have grown up here, but she is still finding plenty to discover about her hometown.

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May 01 2021

The forced pivot that Covid-19 imposed on many arts organizations has been hard and painful, but the Stulberg International String Compet

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April 01 2021

Kevin Ford will tell you one of his strengths is that he’s a learner.

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