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Idelwild, a look down memory lane

Zapp Brothers,Performer

Zapp Brothers,Performer

Our On The Map series this week explores the connection between community and culture and how unique cultures form communities.

Idlewild was the epitome of entertainment for African Americans to enjoy and be apart of. It was the place to be from the 1920’s to the 60’s.
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Renowned musician discusses healing power of music

Violinist with the LA Philharmonic Orchestra, and founder of Street Symphony Vijay Gupta lectured at SVSU about humanitarian efforts and the power of music.

Violinist with the LA Philharmonic Orchestra, and founder of Street Symphony Vijay Gupta lectured at SVSU about humanitarian efforts and the power of music.

Does music have the power to heal an impaired mind? Have you ever wondered why certain passages of music can give you chills?

A world class musician recently traveled to Saginaw Valley State University to answer these questions, and to talk about the power of music. Continue reading

Opera “Silent Night” to be aired on PBS


Composer Kevin Puts photographed by Gregory Downer of the Opera News.

Composer Kevin Puts photographed by Gregory Downer of the Opera News.


Tis the season for holiday cheer, and what better way to celebrate than with the family and a holiday tale.

Tonight, an opera created by a Michigan native will be aired on CMU Public TV.

The opera is titled Silent Night, and it’s about a Christmas Eve truce during World War One between the French, Germans and the Scots.
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