‘Invisible Immigrants’ forum creates a critical conversation 

‘Invisible Immigrants’ forum creates a critical conversation 

How much harder could it be to navigate recovery from the water crisis if you don’t speak English? Local groups aim to bring the immigrant population into a larger conversation about ongoing challenges to re-stabilizing Flint. “Flint Water Crisis: Invisible Immigrants,” a town meeting, was recently organized at the Flint Public Library. Conversations about access […]

‘Guy Code’ offers insights for navigating communication

‘Guy Code’ offers insights for navigating communication

It was the ultimate litmus test. On stage five men responded to rapid-fire questions from a largely women-dominated crowd attending “The Guy Code” at the Sloan Museum Saturday. The aim of the effort organized by Girlz Galore was to answer the age-old question: What are they thinking? If only women knew. “Although there always should […]

Laughs will lift spirits in Christian comedy at McCree Theatre

Laughs will lift spirits in Christian comedy at McCree Theatre

Randall Wilburn wants to give the community something to laugh about. Adding an original contribution to the genre of family, Christian-inspired comedy will support Wilburn’s goal to put smiles on faces at the McCree Theatre when he presents “The 11th Commandment: Thou Shall Laugh” at 6 p.m. May 26. The live stage play is being […]

“Art in Motion,” an exhibit featuring 1,500 pieces created by participants in YouthQuest, will be on display at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy’s atrium April 24 through April 26.

“Art in Motion,” an exhibit featuring 1,500 pieces created by participants in YouthQuest, will be on display at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy’s atrium April 24 through April 26.

Splashes of color and vibrant images created by students will greet visitors to Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy’s atrium April 24 through April 26. Featuring more than 1,500 pieces that represent movement, the “Art in Motion” exhibition will showcase the talents of YouthQuest from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the 11,000- square-foot space at 4100 Saginaw […]

Fun in Flint: New activities provide a great escape

Fun in Flint: New activities provide a great escape

Winter officially ended weeks ago, but Mother Nature clearly missed “that” memo. With last weekend’s ice storm, today’s snow and the cold week ahead it’s surely time to shake it off. Metaphorically, Flint’s Hot Shop opening couldn’t be better timed. A part of the Flint Institute of Arts‘ opening of its new Contemporary Craft Wing, […]

Fashion effort designed to boost Flint’s economy

Fashion effort designed to boost Flint’s economy

It was Thanksgiving Day and the spirit of gratitude filled many Flint homes in 2016, despite a health threat that frightened the city. News of the water emergency that contributed to lead poisoning, sickness and even some deaths was at the forefront of families’ minds as they prepared their holiday dinner. This year’s feast would […]

Designer and Flint native celebrates successful ‘return’ at fashion show

Designer and Flint native celebrates successful ‘return’ at fashion show

Don Smith’s recent homecoming to Flint marked a reunion even larger than the one it promoted. Billed “The Return – A Live Motion Story Fashion Presentation Show,” the event was Smith’s first collaboration with fellow city native and social media savant KendallKyndall in several years. But “The Return” also reconnected Smith with local energy and […]

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