News Briefs June 14-30:  Dinner to benefit Whaley House; Flint Youth Theater season opens
Jun14

News Briefs June 14-30: Dinner to benefit Whaley House; Flint Youth Theater season opens

By Anne Trelfa Whaley Dinner Club Returns with a Summer Soiree Tickets are available now through June 23 for a “Summer Soiree” to benefit the Whaley Historic House Museum. The Sloan Museum in Flint’s Cultural Center will host the Whaley Dinner Club: Summer Soiree set for June 30 at 6:30 p.m.  Doors open at 6 and guests can explore the Sloan before indulging in a seasonally and historically inspired seven-course...

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Music is a “radical affirmation of the humanity we all share,” William Harvey asserts in return to Flint
Jun12

Music is a “radical affirmation of the humanity we all share,” William Harvey asserts in return to Flint

By Jan Worth-Nelson William Harvey stands in front of 1910 Montclair St. in Flint, a house he hasn’t laid eyes on since 1987, and says, “Oh my god, that’s the house. That was where I got my first violin.” It came through the mail and, he recalls with the specific gravity of that life-changing moment, he was three years and ten months old. His mother, Susan Raccoli, had to sign for it, and he remembers running around the house in...

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Happy Anyway:  A Flint Anthology launches with complex stories, national interest
Jun07

Happy Anyway: A Flint Anthology launches with complex stories, national interest

By Jan Worth-Nelson UPDATE:  We have added late-arriving comments here from contributor Layla Meillier.  Please see below. Editors and publishers nationally already are expressing interest in a new collection of essays about Flint, according to the publisher. Happy Anyway: A Flint Anthology, is coming out this month from Belt Publishing, which produces an online magazine and books focused on the Rust Belt. Local writer and teacher...

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News briefs June 10-11:  Free Chamber Music at FIM, Concerned Pastors/MCC Water Summit
Jun07

News briefs June 10-11: Free Chamber Music at FIM, Concerned Pastors/MCC Water Summit

By Anne Trelfa Free Chamber Music Series continues June 10 at the FIM  Fridays in June, the Flint School of Performing Art and Flint Symphony Orchestra present the 2016 Chamber Music Series. The four-concert series, sponsored by the Patricia Cumings Dort Fund and the David T. Dort Fund, began June 3 and is free and open to the public. The Chamber Music Series is held  at 7 p.m. in MacArthur Hall of the Flint Institute of Music, 1025...

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East Village Magazine – June 2016
Jun06

East Village Magazine – June 2016

The latest issue of East Village Magazine is available for download...

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