Tag Archives: arts

Flat Iron at the Ledyard

ussell Cooper

More than 1,500 works of art at 160+ venues across three square miles. Yep, we’re talking ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, and one of those works was created by Russell Cooper ’89, Help Desk administrator at Kalamazoo College. ArtPrize is a … Continue reading

River Art, River Uses


Pause to see and ponder “A Pause” …specifically the collaborative art show “A Pause in Flow: Reconsidering the Columbia River.” The project combines the work of Kalamazoo College alumnus Nick Conbere ’94 and John Holmgren and is on display in … Continue reading

Talking nature, culture, art and friendship

Three Friends Talking: (l-r) Kim Chapman, Jim Armstrong, and Lad Hanka

Kim Alan Chapman ’77 is co-author of “Nature, Culture, and Two Friends Talking,” a collection of essays addressing the complex relationships humans have with the natural world. The book is in part the story of a 30-year friendship between Kim, … Continue reading

Coming to the ’Zoo? Lucky You!


That’s the theme of a recent (June 25) Washington Post article (“You’re going where? Kalamazoo is tired of your Creedence Clearwater jokes“) by freelance writer Maya Kroth. It’s a fun read, worth a slow pace all the way to the … Continue reading

Exposure Pathways


Associate Professor of Art Sarah Lindley was interviewed by WMUK about her installation “Exposure Pathways.” Sarah is the creator of one part of a three-part art installation taking place in the former Plainwell Paper Mill. “Exposure Pathways” appears with “After … Continue reading

Beyond the Blood


The outside gaze that condemns is the subject of Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College’s spring term production of CARRIE the musical. “Almost the very first lyrics concern the horror of going to high school every day and the pain of … Continue reading

Jane and Grace


Seniors Jane Huffman and Grace Gilmore are collaborating on the Festival Playhouse at Kalamazoo College’s production of Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet). Jane is the assistant director of Good Night Desdemona…, a different–or, perhaps more accurately–an “expanded” … Continue reading