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January 29 2016

When Kalamazoo artist Suzanne Siegel was a struggling California artist in the early 1970s, her schoolmate and friend Alan Freeman was of

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January 29 2016

Combine a couple of saxophones, a pair of spoons and a heavy-metal drummer covering Greatful Dead songs and what do you get?

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January 01 2016

When Tim Liby’s church, The River, decided to expand its facilities two years ago, he saw the opening he’d been dreaming of for years.

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December 01 2015

Music often plays in the background at Melody Allen’s art studio in Kalamazoo. Sometimes a soft, meditative song fosters her creativity.

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December 01 2015

Soul and R&B singer Meagan McNeal was born and raised in Chicago, and her music career has led to her living in Los Angeles and Phoen

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November 01 2015

On a gorgeous fall day by the Kalamazoo River, musician Susan Harrison and artist Conrad Kaufman sit at an outdoor table at Arcadia Brewi

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October 01 2015

With 12 theater organizations in Southwest Michigan, the stage might seem a bit crowded.

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October 01 2015

Forget Ringo Starr and Buddy Rich — if you want to see a drumming spectacle, check out Esther Vandecar and her taiko drum teams.

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September 01 2015

It happened while shooting a scene this spring with Viola Davis: The moment Bret Green realized he might really have an acting career.

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August 01 2015

Jamie Rix knows she’s doing a good job when the people she works for hardly notice she’s there.

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