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    Advent Concert: Thunderbolt & Lightfoot

    Presented by Music and Arts Committee, First United Methodist Church at First United Methodist Church, Kalamazoo

    December 21, 2017

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    You are invited to a free, 50-minute concert at First United Methodist Church in downtown Kalamazoo (212 S.Park Street) on Thurs., December 21 at noon. The last concert of our series will feature Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, a folk duo from Kalamazoo featuring Phil Barry and Sarah Fuerst. Thunderbolt & Lightfoot have been featured on folk music site folkalley.com, opened for artists such as ...more



    Zazios: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at Zazios, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Zoie Uznis, pursuing a B.F.A. in Photography and Intermedia, presents “Consume Me”. A series of digital collages emphasizing themes of male gaze and...more

    Black Arts & Cultural Center: Art Hop

    Presented by Black Arts & Cultural Center at Black Arts & Cultural Center, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Director's Choice: Exhibit curated by BACC Executive Director, Yolonda Lavender, featuring a community mural of 2018 aspirations.


    Fuze - kitchen & bar: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at Fuze - kitchen and bar, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Mike Ortega. An exploration of abstract styles and colors, acrylic on canvas.


    Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Center for New Media: Art Hop

    Presented by Kalamazoo Valley Community College at Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Center for New Media, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    New Media Showcase. Digital photography, illustration, graphic and web design, motion graphics, animation and video by students at Kalamazoo Valley Community College...more

    Kalamazoo Valley Museum: Art Hop

    Presented by Kalamazoo Valley Museum at Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Play-In Contest determines the final spots in the 2018 Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival lineup in acoustic & electric categories. Winners play in the March 3 festival.


    Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at James C. Westin Gallery at the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Tracy Klinesteker.  Pastel on Sanded Paper


    Consumers Credit Union: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at Consumers Credit Union, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Sargeant White. “Seeing What’s There”  His images are attempts to creatively reflect the world around him; inspired by being aware of, by seeing, a simple scene, a...more

    Diekama-Hamann: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at Diekema-Hamann , Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Bill Davis No Dark in Sight is a photo exhibition of light pollution. Quality of night affects quality of life. Darkness is unpopular. Light can be...more

    Webster's Prime: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at Webster's Prime Tasting Room, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Dave Elhart: His work is strictly imaginary. The bold use of space and color are the hallmark of his studies of art and science.   


    Park Trades Center: Art Hop

    Presented by Park Trades Center at Park Trades Center, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    A variety of art studios will be open to the public.


    Retro: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at Retro, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Russel Cassel.  Wire wrapped pendants/sculpture, leather work,and an array of handcrafted walking/hiking,and ceremonial sticks


    WOOD TV-8 Downtown Studio: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at WOOD-TV8 Downtown Studio, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    The Mickeys" are an Indie Folk band that blend powerful sibling harmony with roots and blues guitar to create a unique, engaging sound.


    MRC artWorks: Art Hop

    Presented by MRC artWorks at MRC artWorks, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    MRC artWorks provides adults living with developmental disabilities an outlet to express their creativity and help earn a paycheck. All art is created using 90% recycled and...more

    Sarkozy Bakery: Art Hop

    Presented by Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at Sarkozy Bakery, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Ken Sarkozy.  Paintings made for the bakery by the baker. Ken’s media are acrylics and humor.


    Kalamazoo Institute of Arts: Art Hop

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and Kalamazoo Chinese Academy at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    January 5, 2018

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    Enjoy the Chinese paintings in Rhythmic Vitality and performances by the Kalamazoo Chinese Academy from 6:00 - 7:30pm.


    Baby Snooks

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    January 6, 2018

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    Baby Snooks was a very popular comedy from the golden age of radio, and the skits about the interaction between Snooks and her weary father were on the air for many years.  Return with us now...more

    Escape from Christiana: Bickering before the Border

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    January 20, 2018

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    In the year 1851, hours before the first anniversary of the signing of the new Fugitive Slave Act, Lonnie Darker, a well known free Negro, sits with a group of friends, slave and free, outlining...more

    Rapunzel ~ A Fairytale Ballet

    Presented by Ballet Kalamazoo at Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo

    January 27, 2018

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    Ballet Kalamazoo presents:

    "Rapunzel" ~ A Fairytale Ballet

    Experience Rapunzel’s journey as she decides to listen to her heart, chase her dreams...more

    The Adventures of Johnny Forrest and Sue McGee: Sue Gets Her Man

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    February 3, 2018

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    Are the rumors of confederate gold bullion at the bottom of Lake Michigan true? It’s 1966 and Johnny, Sue, and Edward are reunited as adults for one last adventure in their sleepy lakeshore...more

    Tchaikovsky Discovers America

    Presented by Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra at Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo

    February 11, 2018

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    This true story tells of the great composer's arrival in New York for the grand opening of Carnegie Hall in 1891 and his famous trip to Niagara Falls. A surprise...more

    The Adventures of Pelli Perfect: The Cloven Tree Manor Mystery

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    February 17, 2018

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    Pelli Perfect is your typical teenage girl.  She loves her cellphone, spending time with her friends and generally just having fun.  However, there is another side to Pelli, and that is...more

    Stulberg Bronze Medalist Karisa Chiu and the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Stulberg International String Competition and Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Society at Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo

    February 18, 2018

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    The Stulberg International String Competition and the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra welcome 2017 Bronze Medalist Karisa Chiu (violin) back...more

    2018 BRAVO!

    Presented by Stulberg International String Competition at Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre (formerly Epic Theatre), Kalamazoo

    March 1, 2018

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    BRAVO! performances showcase the best musical talent of local high school-aged students. Performers are selected by audition, which will take place on Monday, January 29,...more

    Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and All Ears Theatre at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    March 3, 2018

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    A ­­­spirited young lady, Miss Violet Smith, is being stalked along a lonely stretch of road by a mysterious stranger on a bicycle.  She brings her unusual case to Sherlock Holmes, whose...more

    Journey to the Center of the Earth

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    March 17, 2018

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    This is a two part presentation.

    Professor Lidenbrock is investigating the theory that it might be possible to travel to the center of the planet by climbing through a...more

    All Ears Variety Revue

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    March 31, 2018

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    The comedy team of Kane and Emil are back, along with a new episode of "Kazoo Girl and Porta Lad" fighting the villainous Purple Carrion, in addition to musical renderings from the talented All...more

    Dawoud Bey: Harlem U.S.A and Harlem Redux

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    January 13 - April 11, 2018

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    Inspired by James VanDerZee's Harlem portrait photographs of the early 1900s, Dawoud Bey revisited the historic New York neighborhood in the 1970s and exhibited...more

    Wally's Garage: Fletcher's Hidden Treasure

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    April 14, 2018

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    For years, rumors floated in Smithfield about a buried treasure somewhere in town.  These tales all revolved around one Baz Fletcher, son of one of the town’s homesteaders.  Life-long...more

    Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective: The Departed Man's Guilt

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    April 28, 2018

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    Everybody knew Kilgore had not survived trying to escape from prison. Yet now this girl, who knew all the facts in the case, pleads with Dan to save her from him. Is he still...more

    Ananse and his Spider Tales

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    May 12, 2018

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    Krik? Krak!  Ananse the Spider is back and ready to show the animals in the forest who really is in charge.  But, he won't do it through brute strength. He'll do it through cunning and...more

    My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    February 3 - May 13, 2018

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    A sprawling collection of 50-75 international artworks that explore iconic superhero imagery and reimagined interpretations of classic heroes. The variety of interpretations is vast and...more

    Stulberg International String Competition

    Presented by Stulberg International String Competition

    May 18, 2018

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    43rd ANNUAL STULBERG INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION
    Twelve semifinalists from around the world compete for a chance to win cash prizes and performance opportunities....more

    Stulberg International String Competition Master Classes

    Presented by Stulberg International String Competition at Western Michigan University - Dalton Center Lecture Hall, Kalamazoo

    May 19, 2018

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    The Stulberg International String Competition's Master Classes with Aaron Dworkin, Anthony Ross and Scott St. John will take...more

    The Jungle Book

    Presented by Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra at Western Michigan University - Miller Auditorium, Kalamazoo

    May 26, 2018

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    Join your KSO as they perform live the music of Disney’s classic The Jungle Book. This animated, iconic film features the charming and delightful score by...more

    The Emperor's New Clothes

    Presented by All Ears Theatre and Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo

    May 26, 2018

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    The annual royal gala is coming, and the outrageous King Peter Popinjay wants this year’s Pomp and Circumstances Procession to be remembered for years to come.  If only he had something to...more

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