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Art Beat

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

Fridays in Morning Edition at 7:50am and at 4:20pm during All Things Considered.

Rootead Enrichment Center

It’s nearly impossible to stand still when the sound of the drums is in the air.

Walker Crisman

Founded in 2012, Read and Write Kalamazoo, or RAWK, is devoted to nurturing intellectual and creative confidence in youth in Kalamazoo County.

Dennis Frost

A Kalamazoo College historian says the Paralympics and disability sports can create positive - and negative - attitudes.

Kaitlin Martin

“Name one important thing that has not already happened,” Gail Martin writes in one of her poems.

Mark Andrus

He’s a craftsman, a designer, and an artist. Ted Lott has even been known to dumpster dive for his materials on occasion.