News Brief:  Aspiring photographers offered chance to network, learn from pros
May27

News Brief: Aspiring photographers offered chance to network, learn from pros

Three award-winning commercial photographers will be available to network and talk with aspiring photographers from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 13 at Foster Coffee Company at the Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint. Khalid Ibrahim, Leigh Ann Cobb and Marek Dziekonski will share stories about how they entered their field, why they love what they do, and offer insights on furthering creative careers, according to Heather Kale,...

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EVM staffer, poet Jeffery L Carey Jr launches new book Saturday at Totem
May06

EVM staffer, poet Jeffery L Carey Jr launches new book Saturday at Totem

By Jan Worth-Nelson Jeffery L Carey Jr, a poet, artist, and staff writer at East Village Magazine, launches his fifth book of poetry, Estranged Union, at a reading and signing from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at Totem Books, 620 W. Court St. Carey said each purchase of the book will include a discount at the Totem Cafe. The book has a specific and historically significant format. Written in the classic “haibun” style of...

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International and U.S. residents invited to socialize, mingle at May 2 coffee hour
Apr20

International and U.S. residents invited to socialize, mingle at May 2 coffee hour

The International Center of Greater Flint (ICGF) has scheduled an “international coffee hour” for international and U.S. residents to socialize and mingle. The free event, open to the community, is set for 5-7 p.m. May 2 at Totem Books, 620 W. Court St. More information is available at ICGFlint.org. –EVM Staff  

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Human rights journalist Edwin Black speaks on “Israel and International Law” at MCC Tuesday April 16
Apr13

Human rights journalist Edwin Black speaks on “Israel and International Law” at MCC Tuesday April 16

Mott Community College presents “Israel And International Law – The Historical Underpinnings,” a lecture by New York Times bestselling author Edwin Black, 7 p.m. April 16 at Mott’s Regional Technology Center auditorium. Black, a historian and human rights journalist, is author of 11 books, including “IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance Between Nazi Germany and America’s Most Powerful Corporation,” and “War...

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Three spring initiatives start April 15 to “replant Genesee County” by conservation district
Apr13

Three spring initiatives start April 15 to “replant Genesee County” by conservation district

The Genesee Conservation District announces its spring initiatives to replant Genesee County. The annual Reforestation Event, a tree sale and show, is 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. April 15 at Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, 101 Burton St. A Native Plant workshop begins at 1 p.m., and previously ordered trees and plants may be picked up. Native perennials are available at geneseecd.org through April 18. Arbor Day, volunteers are invited to...

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Pottery, glass, painting, more:  Time to register for summer classes at the FIA
Apr13

Pottery, glass, painting, more: Time to register for summer classes at the FIA

Registration for Flint Institute of Art summer art school opens 9 a.m. Tuesday April 16, with classes for ages 5 and up, including pottery, glass, painting, photography, weaving, animation, theatre arts, and drawing. Participants may register online or in person at 1120 E. Kearsley St. A course catalog is available here. Costs range from $25-300, with tuition assistance available here. For more info, call (810) 237-7315 or email...

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