Tapology founder’s efforts lift Flint’s creative culture

Tapology founder’s efforts lift Flint’s creative culture

Alfred Bruce Bradley might find it fitting that the art of tap is performed using legs and feet. The founder of Tapology draws direct correlations between the movements of dancers and the paths symbolically walked by artists, musicians and the ancestors who have contributed to the legacy he is devoted to preserving in Flint. “We’ve […]

International muralists leave artistic impressions in Flint

International muralists leave artistic impressions in Flint

Flint’s scenery just got an international touch. Through the graffiti art of world-renown muralists, various locations around the city will receive eye-catching makeovers in the coming days. One site adding to the community’s visual appeal is a downtown-area cultural attraction. Located at 620 West Court St., Totem Books is now the proud canvas  of  Brazil’s Binho […]

Skateboarding demo hopes to raise awareness and funds for skate park

Skateboarding demo hopes to raise awareness and funds for skate park

Calling all costumed characters, creatures and skateboard aficionados you’re invited to appear in the Brush Alley Skateshop’s costume contest and youth fundraiser. Organizers Nick Welch and the Brush Alley Skateshop hope to raise sufficient funds to support Flint Skatepark improvements and showcase how the sport adds vibrancy and young energy to Flint’s city culture. The event, […]

Discover Flint’s city swag in this week’s guide

Discover Flint’s city swag in this week’s guide

Flint’s nightlife isn’t what it used to be. It’s bigger and more bodacious than ever and provides a great backdrop to get your city swag on. Local bars, restaurants, cafés and entertainment venues are becoming more popular. Those who love their hometown are learning it’s no longer necessary to hop on the highway to find […]

Partnerships energize downtown Flint

Partnerships energize downtown Flint

A heartening number of start-up shops that line Flint’s business district are getting invaluable support from downtown anchor institutions. One upcoming pairing to watch is the partnership between Eight Ten Nail Bar, which opened its doors this spring, and Cork on Saginaw, Flint’s chic restaurant and wine bar, celebrating its eighth year of operation. The nail bar’s owners Natalie and […]

City Guide: Great ways to enjoy the chill

City Guide: Great ways to enjoy the chill

Flint’s downtown district provides a great backdrop for evening entertainment.  Light up the night at one of the many popular clubs or eateries that line Flint’s Saginaw Street and surrounding  area, attend a signature event or get out and enjoy them all. There’s plenty of eateries, entertainment and activities to choose from. Check them out […]

Flint Public Library tells the story of quilting’s history in black communities

Flint Public Library tells the story of quilting’s history in black communities

Fabric can tell fascinating stories. As a home to storytellers of all kinds, the Flint Public Library is welcoming the Flint African American Quilter’s Guild for its 29th African American Quilting Guild Exhibit Oct. 11-13. Held as part of the Greater Flint Arts Council’s annual “Flint Festival of Quilts,” the library’s showcase is one of […]

Vehicle City Fashion Week prepares designers for the stage beyond the runway

Vehicle City Fashion Week prepares designers for the stage beyond the runway

In Kala Wilburn’s world fashion isn’t just about flowing garments and colorful fabrics. The intricate industry behind memorable runway show highlights and glamorous galas is at the heart of Wilburn’s ongoing efforts and professional advocacy. As a major goal of next month’s annual Vehicle City Fashion Week, she’ll feature designers with whom she can collaborate, […]

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