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Something Crafty

Partake in a ‘pint-sized’ symphony

Looking for a relaxing way to introduce yourself to symphonic music?

Then check out the Craft Music event at Bell’s Eccentric Café at 8 p.m. Sept. 11. The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra’s “Salon Orchestra”— dubbed the Pint-Sized KSO and consisting of its eight Artists in Residence — will play short selections from the greatest symphonies, operas and dance music of the 19th century.

Tickets are $30, or $25 if combined with the purchase of tickets to two other KSO programs. For information or tickets, visit or call 349-7775.