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Academy Street Winds Concert Slated for Saturday

Academy Street Winds rehearsal Music lovers will gather at 8 p.m. Saturday for an Academy Street Winds concert at Dalton Theater in the Light Fine Arts Building. The Academy Street Winds, formerly known as the Kalamazoo College Symphonic Band, functions as a beloved creative … Continue reading

‘Fun Home’ Invited to Kennedy Center Festival

Fun Home at Kennedy Center Festival cMUMMA 2017 2 The Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College production of the Tony award-winning musical “Fun Home” will be presented at the Region III Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Indianapolis in January, preceded by an encore performance at the College’s … Continue reading

Music Concerts This Weekend Feature Students

Music Concerts This Weekend Make plans today to attend three music concerts this weekend featuring Kalamazoo College students. 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the Dalton Theatre: Directed by Thomas G. Evans, Kalamazoo College’s Jazz Band pulls together an eclectic collection of contemporary and … Continue reading

Festival Playhouse Stages ‘Fun Home’

Fun Home actors rehearse ahead of premiere “Fun Home,” a Tony Award-winning musical adapted for the stage by Kalamazoo College alumna Lisa Kron ’83 and Jeanine Tesori from a best-selling graphic memoir of the same name, will be the Festival Playhouse’s first production of its 54th season. … Continue reading

“Jazz for Springtime”

Amina Figarova plays piano at Light Fine Arts Ah, spring–one day sunny and 70 degrees, the very next, overcast and 40. This most improvisational of seasons is the perfect time for…Jazz! The Kalamazoo College Department of Music invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of jazz music at its … Continue reading

Festival Playhouse to Present ‘In the Heights’

K Festival Playhouse Presents 'In the Heights' The Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College will present “In the Heights,” its final production of the academic year, from May 11-14 at the Nelda K. Balch Playhouse, 129 Thompson St., in Kalamazoo. The musical, written by “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, … Continue reading

Arts Academy’s K Connections

Artist and Kalamazoo College Alumna Julie Mehretu Julie Mehretu ’92 is one of 14 new members voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Mehretu is among the most celebrated of contemporary painters in the world. She works from studios in New York City and Berlin. … Continue reading