Coast Guard members from the Traverse City air station are part of a independent film coming out this Friday, May 15.
The new Red Shed Marketplace at Rainbow of Hope Farm in Kingsley will soon start selling craft items made by the residents.
Longest running Phantom Franc D’Ambrosio will be the featured performer for the benefit concert.
This weekend in Harbor Springs, Broadway performing artist Franc D’Ambrosio will perform in a Children’s benefit concert presented by the “Voices without Borders” organization. CMU Public Radio’s Matt Sumner spoke with executive director Jack Kukuk earlier this week about the upcoming event. Continue reading
Students from across the country are in Washington D.C. this week to compete in a poetry recitation contest.
Homelessness is a problem everywhere in the county and for all kinds of people, filmmakers followed a few of these homeless youth. The result, The Homestretch can be seen on PBS.
Olremi Itunu Abayomi reads from Fox Fables
Children around the world enjoy stories, and children’s books are common in every country.
Tuesday at the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University, international students and professors brought those books to life with a Read-In.
I don’t know about you but when I was fifteen I was watching Michael Jackson dance like a zombie on MTV. Before anyone mutters about teens these days, Jennifer Weingart sat down with a fifteen year old who spends her time playing music.
Most of us are familiar with the traditional fairy tales and bedtime stories told to us when we are young.
Now imagine tales like ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and ‘Rip Van Winkle’ with an astrological twist. Continue reading
A bill to end Michigan’s tax incentives for the film industry has cleared the state House.
Governor Rick Snyder (R) says he thinks it would be a mistake to abruptly scrap Michigan’s incentives to attract film and video productions.
It’s been 25 years since the last Dr.Seuss book was published but this summer readers will get something new to enjoy.
The Headlands Dark Sky Park in Emmet County is beginning the new year with a new award.
Next month, the park will receive the Innovative Recreation Programming award from the Michigan Recreation and Parks Association. Continue reading
Bestselling author James Patterson launched 2014 by pledging to support small, independent bookstores that promote children’s reading.
Now as the year comes to a close, one of his donations will be making its way to McLean and Eakin Booksellers in Petoskey. Continue reading
Art enthusiasts in northern lower Michigan will soon have a new destination.
A merger has been finalized between Artcenter of Traverse City and Crooked Tree Arts Council of Petoskey. Continue reading
Gov. Rick Snyder will decide whether to extend Michigan’s film credit program through 2021. Continue reading
Central Michigan University’s Harold Abel Lecture series last week hosted Professor Steven Hochstadt from Illinois College.
The Holocaust historian is bringing to light the less prominent if not unknown story of Jewish refugees who fled Nazi persecution in Europe to settle in Shanghai, China.
Turkey and stuffing may be on the minds of many this month. But for some people in the mid Michigan area, tropical foods are on the menu. Continue reading
“Leaping Gazelle Fountain” Courtesy Photo.
You don’t have to travel to the museum to appreciate fine works of art, now that a mid Michigan museum has made hundreds of pieces viewable online.
A bronze gazelle in mid-jump curves its head back and faces the sky.
This “Leaping Gazelle Fountain” as it’s called, is one of the images available online to patrons of the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum in Saginaw.
Recently the museum finished archiving more than 800 drawings of the late sculptor, Marshall Fredericks. Continue reading
An Odawa quillworker has received an National Education Association National Heritage Fellowship.
Two Michigan communities will soon be marked for their historical importance. Continue reading
A traveling exhibit honoring the sacrifices of the more than 58,000 Americans killed or unaccounted for in the Vietnam War returns to the state this week, and organizers say it offers lessons for Michiganders of all ages.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then you could have a long conversation over a CMU professor’s recent art work.
The project consisted of more than nine thousand pictures. Continue reading
The bagpipe is often seen as an instrument that you either love or hate, like the opera or sauerkraut. But Sunday, July 27th is Bagpipe Appreciation Day, giving those that love the instrument have a reason to celebrate.
For ten days Beaver Island will host musicians and music lovers as it kicks off the 13th annual Baroque on Beaver music festival.
Native languages like Ojibwe are the focus of a new summer event in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario this summer.
Algoma University is hosting it’s first Native language teachers’ gathering August 7th and 8th.