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Art Beat

A weekly look at creativity, arts, and culture in southwest Michigan, hosted by Zinta Aistars.

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Jarod Lew

One of Paula Yoo's greatest passions is raising awareness about the rise in racism against Asian-Americans.

Meg Day

Her long hair falling into her face while she was a hospital intern, Landria Christman got creative. Christman was living with her grandmother and said, “Hey Gram, show me how to use this old sewing machine you've got.”

Art Beat: Cave Music

Oct 22, 2020
Sam Wagner

From deep inside a cave rise the haunting sounds of 'Cavernous,' by Minneapolis-based composer and percussionist Zack Baltich.

Portrait of novelist Kelly Daniels
Joshua Ford / Ford & Brown

Kelly Daniels has lived life large. He’s traveled the world, lived in a commune, in a van, and in a desert cabin.

John Balbach

In her debut story collection, How to Walk on Water (New American Press, 2020), Rachel Swearingen has a knack for finding the unexpected perspective.