Arts and Culture

Volunteers helped a new playground open Tuesday at Hasselbring Senior Center. About 80 percent of the $150,000 funding comes from the Flint Child Health and Development Fund (often called FlintKids.org) and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
Boutique on the Bricks is located at 635 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.
Ashley MacDermaid, aka, Ash Tray, races out of the pack past opponent blockers, becoming the lead jammer for the Flint City Derby Girls. The lead jammer can also end scoring against the opposing teams jammer during a two minute round.

Meet the tough girls who roll with Flint City Derby


Sydney McCarley, aka Slim Fast; Veronica VanCleve, aka Van Cleaver; and Grace Seymore, aka Graced Lightning, (left to right) get ready for the start of a jam.
The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan helps distribute the 1.2 million diapers to needy families. Shown here: A girl makes a donation during the annual Diaper Drive in May 2017.
Chris Szumowicz found his second home for Wildroot Coffee at Woodside Church, remaining in the college and cultural neighborhood.

Wildroot Coffee finds second home at Woodside Church


This Gallery on the Go mural is an example of the type of creativity an ArtPlace grant would fund.
Even vandalized, this garden continues to nourish both the body and the soul.

Hope and community grow from garden vandalism


While it maybe the most adorable reading program you’ll ever see, Tell-A-Tail also is effective. Flint Public Library will host additional Tell-A-Tail events July 8, 15, and 22.
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The Flint Institute of Arts exhibit "Self-Expressions" runs through July 30. It is the first exhibit developed by University of Michigan-Flint art history graduate students at the museum.
Flint Community Schools athletic director Jamie Foster shows off the look of the new unified Flint sports teams—which will be called the Jaguars.

Flint schools sports teams are now the Jaguars


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Flintside Launches #FlintFoundations


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Like, totally rad 80s retro party motoring into Flint


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