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Virtual Choir Reprises Notes of Normalcy

Chris Ludwa Virtual Choir_fb When Kalamazoo College moved to distance learning for the spring term, Assistant Music Professor Chris Ludwa was initially wary about how his day-to-day teaching could change. As the director of K’s College Singers, Lux Esto Chamber Choir and Kalamazoo Bach […]

Silent Sky Features Women Reaching for the Stars

Silent Sky at Festival Playhouse_fb Watch a trailer of Silent Sky on YouTube Much like an astronomer who draws constellation patterns, Aly Homminga ’20 is connecting the dots. Homminga serves as both the dramaturg and lead actor for the Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse production of […]

Pianist to Perform Music Inspired by Chopin, Ocean

Lucy Yao-fb A classical and contemporary pianist known for her concerts around the world will provide a free performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Kalamazoo College’s Dalton Theater. Lucy Yao began studying piano at age 4 and has performed as […]

Theatre Kalamazoo New PlayFest Spotlights K Talent

Theatre Kalamazoo’s 10th annual New PlayFest will highlight Kalamazoo College talent thanks to playwrights Rebecca Chan ’22 and Emma Fergusson ’22, and Director Trevor Loduem-Jackson ’21. Their plays, Record, Harold and Taco, and Old Friends respectively, will premier during the […]

Theatre Festival Welcomes 12, Honors Two From K

Theatre Festival Attendees_fb Two Kalamazoo College students were honored last week with new recognitions given at the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival (ACTF) Region 3 in Madison, Wisconsin. The festival is a chance for college students in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin […]

Afrofuturism Artist Offers Talk, Workshop at K

Afrofuturism art A University of Illinois assistant graphic design professor spending the year at Harvard University as a Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellow will visit Kalamazoo College for two events next week. Stacey Robinson’s multimedia work centers on Afrofuturism, which is a movement […]

Percussion, Jazz, Classical Concerts Coming Soon

Taiko drummers concerts Three exciting days of concerts will feature music from jazz to percussion to classical collections as Kalamazoo College students showcase their talents in fall performances. The International Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Dalton […]

Spitfire Grill Opens Season of Women-Focused Plays

Three Performers from Spitfire Grill Can a former prison inmate one day be redeemed, have healthy relationships and feel free from the person who once attacked her? The fall Festival Playhouse production of the musical Spitfire Grill examines these issues for parolee Percy Talbott, who […]

Pianist Slates Free Concert at K

Pianist Sookkyung Cho A Korean-born professional pianist noted for her career appearances at venues such as Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and the Chicago Cultural Center will perform in a free concert at Kalamazoo College. Sookkyung […]

Festival Playhouse to Amplify Women’s Voices in 56th Season

Festival Playhouse cMUMMA Twelfth Night Kalamazoo College’s Festival Playhouse will celebrate its 56th season by honoring a tradition of empowering women through a community of theatre. Under a theme of “HERstory: Forgotten Female Figures,” the three main stage plays will provide a realistic and meaningful […]