Arts & Entertainment

RAD Fest 2024: Kalamazoo as a Stage for the Future of Contemporary Dance

Hundreds of dancers came to downtown Kalamazoo's Epic Center for a massive festival that brought this town to its feet! Watch this story about the importance of this festival as it celebrates it's 15th anniversary, and mark your calendars for…

Summer Cinema in the Parks Starts June 28th

What's better than a movie outside? Join us this summer for Summer Cinema, a series of free movie showings in our city parks. The first movie will be a drive-in-style showing of The Super Mario Bros. Movie on Friday, June…

Sounds of the Zoo: A Mission to Create Change Through Music

Jennifer Hudson-Prenkert's Sounds of the Zoo strives to bring live music of all genres to the people of Kalamazoo. Sounds of the Zoo's flagship festival is slated for the end of September, but a key fundraising event is here this…

Discover the magic of Ballet Folklorico!

This program is designed for high school girls to learn and perform traditional Mexican folk dances, while learning more about Mexico. Watch as these dancers connect with their heritage and share the beauty of Mexican culture!

Mosaic Dance Center: Of Art and Athleticism

A few months ago, my teenage son asked me to give him a ride to watch his friend’s dance studio perform at the high school stage in Martin, MI, in the middle of a Sunday afternoon. I had imagined cutesy…

Black Wings at the Air Zoo

Explore Black Wings, a permanent exhibit at the Air Zoo that celebrates black pilots and their contributions to aerospace.

Echoes of Harlem

Dabney & Co., located in Downtown Kalamazoo, is a cocktail bar with a unique and soulful vibe. Inspired by the allure of the speakeasy era, Dabney & Co. offers handcrafted cocktails, soulful music, and great food in a room with…