Arts & More

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Theme music: "Like A Beginner Again" by Dan Barry of Seas of Jupiter

Crown Tree by Sniedze Janson-Runģis. Runģis says humans are supposed to be the crown of civilization — but if we are to become that, we have to be much more benevolent. She found a root that she thought looked a lot like a crown and that was the basis.
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

This November, Latvia will celebrate its 100th year as a country. To honor that anniversary, Western Michigan University’s Richmond Center for Visual Arts has two exhibits by Latvian-American artists. 

Sisters and musicians Sage Moser (left) and Zoie Moser (right)
courtesy of Sage and Zoie Moser

Zoie and Sage Moser will perform Saturday, January 20th at Potter's Lounge at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Kalamazoo. Their music is a mixture jazz, pop, and alternative. 

No Dark In Sight: A Photo Exhibit On Light Pollution

Jan 11, 2018

For a while now, Bill Davis has been having trouble sleeping.

“I found myself waking up a lot at night and not necessarily always knowing why,” said the Western Michigan University associate professor of art.

Julia (Shannon Fleckenstein) and Treat (Paris Rutter) in Corinne J. Kawecki's play "The Days Are Shorter"
Laura Henderson

This weekend, Queer Theatre Kalamazoo will be the first to perform a brand new play called “The Days Are Shorter” by Chicago playwright Corinne J. Kawecki. It’s a surreal journey about a midlife crisis.

Love And Activism Collide In The Play "Sunset Baby"

Jan 1, 2018

Many of us have that relative or friend that we no longer talk to. Maybe it was something they said. Maybe it was something we did. Maybe it had to do with politics. The characters in Dominique Morisseau’s play “Sunset Baby” have complex reasons for not talking to each other. Face Off Theatre will perform the play January 4-7 at the Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre in Kalamazoo’s Epic Center.