To highlight his concerns about water use and abuse, artist Kevin Dartt created an unusual public sculpture in downtown Rochester, New York: five concrete sinks in the shapeand porportion of the Great Lakes. Continue reading
The Genesee District Library has received a $14,000 grant to introduce middle schoolers to a classic book.
The Call of the Wild by Jack London was chosen by the library. Continue reading
Three CMU journalism students will be traveling to Beijing, China to intern at the China Daily- the largest English language newspaper in the country.
This year the festival is celebrating a new 150-mile long birding trail.
Over 500 celebrities were in Lapeer County earlier this month, well, their autographs were.
It was the 23nd annual Celebrity Autographs Auction for 4-H. Continue reading
A first of its kind exhibit dedicated to Ernest Hemingway opens this month at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.
Clare County is hosting a workshop to help people become more self-aware and overcome negativity.
The workshop is called Take Charge of Your Life. It’s based on the book of the same name. Continue reading
It’s called the Michigan Heart Gallery. It will display images of over 100 older youth in foster care who are still waiting to be adopted.
Registration for the Special Olympics begins on April 1. The games are scheduled for June 2 through the 4th on the campus of Central Michigan University.
There are eight non-profit organizations in Michigan that work with the state to accept donated tax refunds. Continue reading
Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie is showcasing a geek art exhibition. It’s called Nerd’s Eye View. Continue reading
‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party and its significance in American culture and to the cultural and political awakening of black people. Continue reading
If you’ve ever driven by a beautiful barn, admiring it on the way – you now have a chance to see it recognized statewide.
The Michigan Barn Preservation Network is taking nominations for Barn of the Year. Four or five awards will be given out. Continue reading
The Clare Downtown Historic District was approved for a listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
A new performing arts venue in Bay Harbor will be breaking ground this summer.
The center’s goal to rebuild the museum has become a reality after receiving a $20,000 grant. Continue reading
A former Mackinac Island carriage horse is living up his retirement years in Illinois. He’s been tapping into his creative side, with help from his trainer.
Nick may look like your average 22-year old Appaloosa/Clydesdale mix – but he’s far from a normal gelding. Continue reading
The ice rink started as an idea in the mind of Deb Booher, a local resident, Director of the local community volunteer group, and all around spit fire. She wanted to give community members, and particularly kids, something to do over the winter months.
If you’ve always wanted a telescope for Christmas, but had no idea where to start looking, you’re in luck
On Friday Dec. 2nd, Director of the Bay City Planetarium Mike Murray will teach you how to choose the perfect stargazing instrument.
A documentary airing tonight on PBS sheds light on the challenges of dealing with disabled people as they and their caregivers grow older.
The show, called Mimi and Dona focuses on an elderly mother who can no longer take care of her daughter who has an intellectual disability. Continue reading
The vision of a local photographer is coming into focus as final preparations are made to open a new photo gallery in the heart of downtown Petoskey. Continue reading
Jazz musicians from around the state are hard at work putting together a tribute concert scheduled for Saturday, November 14th at Saginaw Valley State University. Continue reading