Fifth annual Hispanic celebration at Flint Farmers’ Market

Fifth annual Hispanic celebration at Flint Farmers’ Market

A celebration of culture will be held at Flint Farmers’ Market Sept. 13. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. the community landmark at 300 East First St. will host the fourth annual Flint Hispanic Festival, featuring live entertainment, food, vendors, art and other activities. Musical and choreography performances will be provided by Los Hermanos Escamilla and El Ballet Folklórico […]

Borrow someone else’s story at The Human Library

Borrow someone else’s story at The Human Library

Good books help us ‘lose ourselves’ in the pages of someone else’s story. But they also do something far more profound, according to many studies that evidence the process of reading is transformative. Reading, it seems, has the ability to help us better understand and interact with others, increases our empathy and understanding of things […]

Dance, Dance, Dance: The 62nd Annual Fiesta Mexicana will make you move

Dance, Dance, Dance: The 62nd Annual Fiesta Mexicana will make you move

Mexican culture is expressive and deeply connected to its past. One of the richest ways to interpret this feeling –– an entrenched emotion driven through art –– is dance, and Tòmas Tello, member of the Fiesta Mexicana Planning Committee will be the first to tell you that the experience can be transformative.   Considered the largest celebration of […]

Blues legend will perform at Capitol Theatre Oct. 10

Blues legend will perform at Capitol Theatre Oct. 10

At 82 years old, Buddy Guy’s name has become largely synonymous with the blues. The veteran guitarist and recording artist, whose latest album is The Blues Is Alive and Well, will take the Capitol Theatre stage at 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Tickets will be on sale June 28. “I’m always trying to make an album […]

Stars shine as free summer films begin

Stars shine as free summer films begin

Free family movie nights begin June 28 on the lawn behind Flint City Hall. “Movies Under the Stars,” presented by Communities First, Inc., will resume its sixth year of the outdoor film series with a pre-party at 7:30 p.m. before Friday’s screening of The LEGO Movie 2. All guests receive a bag of popcorn, drink […]

Pedal Power: Detroit, Flint and other city cycling events pump nearly $700 million into state’s economy

Pedal Power: Detroit, Flint and other city cycling events pump nearly $700 million into state’s economy

Bicycling, once relegated as a kid’s method of transportation, has become a boon for cities such as Flint and Detroit, both working hard to attract young residents and families as well as develop efforts to build a growing local economy, health and wellness initiatives as well as community development, riders and bike experts agree. Riding […]

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