I love Flint:  Baker’s dozen reasons why my town is NOT the 11th “Worst City to Live In”
Feb14

I love Flint: Baker’s dozen reasons why my town is NOT the 11th “Worst City to Live In”

By Harold C. Ford I’m an unabashed, unashamed, scream-it-from-the-rooftops supporter/defender of Flint.  And yet once again, my hometown was put on another “worst” list.  This time it was a publication called 24/7 Wall St.  Using “an index of over two dozen measures to identify the worst cities to live in,” Flint was ranked the 11th worst in the U.S. I was drawn to the article while perusing the website of the Detroit Free...

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Flint Repertory Theatre presents “The Wolves,” for teens and adults, through Feb.17
Feb13

Flint Repertory Theatre presents “The Wolves,” for teens and adults, through Feb.17

By Patsy Isenberg On Feb.8, a Pulitzer Prize drama finalist for 2017, “The Wolves,” opened at The Flint Repertory Theatre (The Rep) in the 100-seat Bower Theater. Its all-female cast gives the audience a fly-on-the-wall observation of a nine-girl high school soccer team at practice. The only other character is referred to as “Soccer Mom” and she doesn’t appear until near the end of the play. The team members are never referred to by...

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East Village Magazine – February 2019
Feb09

East Village Magazine – February 2019

The latest issue of the East Village Magazine is available for download here:

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This Month in the Village:  February offers “Galentine’s Day,” cabaret, history of cursing and more
Feb02

This Month in the Village: February offers “Galentine’s Day,” cabaret, history of cursing and more

 Compiled by Meghan Christian, Managing Editor  “This Month” highlights a selection of events available to our readers—beginning . It is not an exhaustive list, rather a sampling of opportunities in the city. To submit events for March, email your event to Managing Editor Meghan Christian at meghan.christian22@gmail.com by Feb.26. UM-Flint Ice Rink Open Skate  Every Wed., Fri., Sat., and Sun. until March 3 Wed: 6 – 9 p.m. Fri: 5...

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Flint River Watershed Coalition announces state trail designation, Mott Park paddlers’ landing
Feb01

Flint River Watershed Coalition announces state trail designation, Mott Park paddlers’ landing

By Jan Worth-Nelson About 200 supporters and sponsors of the Flint River Water Coalition braved sub-zero temperatures on the last day of January to attend “The Voice of the River,” an annual celebration to raise funds and highlight progress on Flint River clean-up, environmental education, and recreational access. Among the news was the recent announcement that the 72-mile-long Flint River Trail is one of the first eight...

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“Miracles and Glory Abound”:  Artwork of Vanessa German at FIA through April 20
Jan30

“Miracles and Glory Abound”: Artwork of Vanessa German at FIA through April 20

By Harold C. Ford Editor’s Note: EVM staff writer Harold C. Ford also is a provisional docent at the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) and was present in a dual capacity during a walk-through of Vanessa German’s new exhibit at the FIA Jan. 25.  Miracles and Glory Abound opened to the general public Jan. 27. “The future belongs to the human beings who have the creativity and the courage to live inside the truth.” …Vanessa German, 2017...

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