Arts and Culture

In The News Flint high school student Amina Smith gives her account of growing up in the current climate of her hometown.
Feature Story Travis Ricketts is the owner of Studio/Crypt, a new photography/video space located inside the Paterson building in downtown Flint.

Behind the lens with Studio/Crypt founder, Travis Ricketts


Feature Story Flint native Jerrid Heidel is the owner of Blackstones Smokehouse in downtown Flint.

The touchpoints of success with Blackstones Smokehouse


Feature Story Flint native Xandr Brown presided over Flintside for eight months as its first African-American woman Managing Editor.

In conversation with Flintside's editor emeritus, Xandr Brown


Feature Story Formed in Nederland, Colorado, the Yonder Mountain String Band have been together since 1998.
In The News Genusee CEO Ali Rose Van Overbeke (left) and Gamer Advantage CEO Bryan Reedy.
In The News The Jars Cannabis Flint-Mount Morris location sits at 4326 W Pierson Rd in Flint, MI.

JARS and HYMAN team up for $70K gas card giveaway in Michigan


Feature Story 24-year-old music artist, model, social media influencer, and founder of Keeping Tabs Media and app Jonathan McKay, inside Mott Community College’s Coffee Beanery.
In The News Nikole Hannah-Jones is an investigative reporter for The New York Times Magazine and creator of the critically-acclaimed '1619 Project.'
Feature Story Several Flint musicians hit the road to Austin, TX to perform at the global music festival, South By Southwest (SXSW), from March 11-20, 2022 

Flint music artists bring “The Sound of Flint” to SXSW


In The News Malik Ellison wards off two Toledo Glass City BC defenders as he goes for a basket in the second quarter.
In The News Foster Coffee Company is located inside The Ferris Building at 615 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint.