A Touch of Jazz: Heralded event draws hundreds

A Touch of Jazz: Heralded event draws hundreds

  The 36th Annual Flint Jazz Festival didn’t disappoint a diverse group of fans, including those who enjoy the “smooth” variety of one of America’s original arts. Among highlights of the Aug. 10-13 event were Johnathan Celestin, singing his jazzed-up version of Maxwell’s “This Woman’s Work,” a funky, crowd-pleasing performance from Sidewalk Chalk, musical instrumentals […]

Living in the Moment

Living in the Moment

Summer of Flint’s frontlines continues with Gina Kim This blog is the second weekly installment in an exclusive contribution to TheHUB by two college students participating in the annual Diplomat Fellowship for Social Impact. The series examines their impressions, observations and input while serving Flint in various capacities that aim to fulfill the goal of […]

Defining the Difference

Defining the Difference

Summer of Flint’s frontlines continues with Lindsay Baywol This blog is the second weekly installment in an exclusive contribution to TheHUB by two college students participating in the annual Diplomat Fellowship for Social Impact. The series examines their impressions, observations and input while serving Flint in various capacities that aim to fulfill the goal of […]

Flint gets jazzy for three-day weekend music festival

Flint gets jazzy for three-day weekend music festival

The sound of jazz is providing one more reason for visitors to explore the often-overlooked cultural jewels of Flint. The 36th Annual Flint Jazz Festival kicks off Friday, Aug. 11 and jams every evening through Sunday, Aug. 13 in the “Meadow,” on the grounds of the Flint Cultural Center at Chavez Avenue and Longway Boulevard. […]

Flint is more than Michael Moore

Flint is more than Michael Moore

Summer on Flint’s Frontlines with Lindsay Baywol This blog submission begins an exclusive weekly series of entries and personal reflections about Flint from the perspectives of Grand Blanc, Michigan, native Lindsay Baywol, a Michigan State University student, and Georgetown University student Gina Kim, of New Jersey. The women are participants in the 2017 Diplomat Fellowship for […]

Flint is a resilient city

Flint is a resilient city

Summer on Flint’s Frontlines with Gina Kim This blog submission begins an exclusive weekly series of entries and personal reflections about Flint from the perspectives of  Georgetown University student Gina Kim, of New Jersey and Grand Blanc, Michigan, native Lindsay Baywol, a Michigan State University student, The women are participants in the 2017 Diplomat Fellowship for […]

Dangerous levels of lead discovered in infant remedy Baguti Kesaria

Dangerous levels of lead discovered in infant remedy Baguti Kesaria

Parents eager to ensure their infants’ well-being are advised by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to avoid an ayurvedic remedy called Balguti Kesaria. Ayurvedic medicine is an eastern practice often studied by holistic health practitioners. Recent testing has found Balguti Kesaria samples contaminated with lead. The remedy is ground up and given […]

Risk of contracting Hepatitis A through casual contact is rising, vaccines available

Risk of contracting Hepatitis A through casual contact is rising, vaccines available

More Michigan residents are at risk of contracting hepatitis, particularly Hepatitis A, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services which just released its annual Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report on Hepatitis B and C.   Vaccines are available and residents are urged to get them to help protect against Hepatitis A and B. The infection […]

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