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Elton John songs, Astronomy Day, Ziggy Stardust prom: Top 5 events for the Kalamazoo weekend

April 23, 2015 - 5:30am

The weekend ahead promises unique and unusual chances to enjoy and celebrate the arts, ranging from a Ziggy Stardust prom at Bell's Eccentric Cafe to the music of Elton John with full orchestra accompaniment.

Elton John songs highlight of KSO Pops! concert with pianist MIchael Cavanaugh

April 17, 2015 - 5:30am

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra will present "Michael Cavanaugh in Concert: The Songs of Elton John and More" at 8 p.m. Friday, April 24, at Miller Auditorium as part of its KSO Pops! Series.

Too many items for a Top 5 things to do in Kalamazoo - try a Top 9

April 9, 2015 - 5:30am

It's a theater heavy weekend with four new shows opening. But, just for good measure musicians are sharing their talents too in a number of concerts on Friday and Saturday.

Four things to listen for when the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra presents 'Elijah'

April 2, 2015 - 5:30am

Oratorios have fallen out of favor with symphony orchestras and that's too bad, said Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Maestro Raymond Harvey.

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April 1, 2015 - 1:54pm

Raymond Harvey, the music director for the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, will conduct "Elijah" on April 10....

Al Jarreau, Jessye Norman highlight Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra 2015-2016 season

February 23, 2015 - 5:45am

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's 95th season will include the talents of pop and R&B artist Al Jarreau and famed soprano Jessye Norman.

Kris Bowers jazz, 'The Hobbit' and Cooper's Glen: The top things to do when you can't feel your toes

February 19, 2015 - 5:30am

Brr. That's cold. The only thing we can do when Mother Nature batters us like that is to laugh in her face and defiantly head out into the night in search of good times with family and friends.

Top 5 activities to start the week for families: wolves, owls, music

February 8, 2015 - 5:30am

The early part of this week looks to be one great for families, with lots of activities that should give you and the kids a chance to explore, learn and listen together.

Top 5 Kalamazoo entertainment alternatives to the Super Bowl

January 29, 2015 - 5:30am

The Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks takes place Sunday evening. For fans, that means staying firmly ensconced in front of the television on Sunday. For everyone else, there are these activities.

Bobby McFerrin brings Gershwin to KSO, continues to explore limits of music

January 23, 2015 - 5:30am

The 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin brings his vocal and conducting talents to Kalamazoo for the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra event "Bobby McFerrinTakes on Gershwin" at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium.

Top 5: Take advantage of the thaw in Kalamazoo to get out and about and enjoy these activities

January 15, 2015 - 5:30am

Welcome to another weekend. Hope that you've thawed out a bit from last week and are ready to venture out for some fun.

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra cancels tonight's 'Classics Uncorked' because of weather

January 9, 2015 - 11:55am

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra has canceled tonight's performance its chamber music program "Classics Uncorked" at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts due to the weather.

Top 5 events to help you fulfill your New Year's resolution to have more fun

January 7, 2015 - 5:30am

Happy first week of 2015. Did you make a resolution to have more fun, try something new, learn more about Kalamazoo? Here are five events to kick start those New Year's resolutions.