Arts and Culture

Kala Wilburn is the woman behind the creation of Vehicle City Fashion Week, set for its sixth run Nov. 14-18, 2017.
Full-time employee Nicole Zepp assembles a Stormy Kromer vest.  Zepp says she has personally utilized almost every program offered at St. Luke's including New Paths, food pantry, employment prep, and the literacy program.
The Amani Program "Children in Harmony" aims to build a lifetime of gender equity and empathy through music and emotional intelligence.

Using music to teach life lessons


Nadia Alamah describes herself as a writer, wanderer and wearer of many hats. She gives artists a stage, creates opportunities for collaboration, and provides spaces for inspiration. 

Nadia Alamah: Putting Flint arts in the spotlight


  There is an inherent emotional reaction to this river, an integral part of the city and of our childhoods. And, yet, it still remains unknown by so many of us—and misunderstood by much of the world.  
Soriano's Mexican Kitchen is owned by 25-year-old Erica Soriano—and operated by the whole Soriano family.

More than a restaurant, more than a name—Soriano's is family


A vendor with his impressive display at the 8th annual Flint Comix Con.

Comic books and culture at Flint Comix Fall Fest


A look at some of the art on display at Free City Art Festival.
Crystal Pepperdine, executive director of Flint Handmade, says: “Creativity is one of the things that make people, people.”
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Growth Mindset Summit returns to Flint today


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


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