Arts and Culture

Feature Story Pictured on Dec. 27, 2023, Ballenger Park sits on the corner of Dupont and Flushing Road, holding space for community events, basketball games, and picnics.

In Pictures: Ballenger Highway Neighborhood & Park


Feature Story Flint native Matthew Wiley, pictured outside checking texts, DMs, and emails on Nov. 30, 2023.

Into the depths of 'Azure' with Flint music artist Matthew Wiley


In The News The beloved holiday classic ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ comes to life on stage at the FIM Whiting Auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2023.
Feature Story Tony Vu, Flint's food entrepreneur and the progenitor of The Flint Social Club, is all smiles inside the new pop-up, The Kickback, on Nov. 14, 2023.
Feature Story Music artist, songwriter, and model SixoneSixx poses inside The Antidote Studio on Nov. 7, 2023, as she gears up to drop her soon-to-be-released EP, So Far So Bad.
Feature Story A wild rice camp teaches the traditional methods of harvesting the ancient grain.

Copper Country initiative emphasizes fresh and local foods


Feature Story Poet, actor, and author Jerimiah Whitehead smiles confidently outside Totem Books in downtown Flint on Nov. 17, 2023.
In The News The new monthly advice column 'Ask Jordyn Anese' is coming to Flintside featuring radio personality Jordyn Anese. Catch her live on the air at Z92.7 WDZZ on weekdays from 3-7 p.m. 

Flintside presents new monthly advice column: Ask Jordyn Anese


In The News The Flint’s Got Talent showcase returns to downtown Flint on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the FIM Capitol Theatre.

Flint's Got Talent showcase returns this weekend in downtown Flint


Feature Story Rogers, Raven, and Marcus, (pictured from left to right) are "The OGs" of The X, Flint's newest and sole speakeasy bar in downtown Flint.

Behind the bar with Flint's intimate speakeasy, The X


Feature Story Jose Aste says his deep rooted love for family, friends and Peru, "Tantay" in Quechua means "to come together."
Feature Story Pictured under neon lights inside Pop Rox in downtown Flint on Oct. 13, 2023, music artist Jernē ponders vulnerability and being authentic in R&B.

Music artist Jernē is ready to put Flint R&B on the map


Feature Story Flint native Sancia Tutt, known creatively and business-wise as Isis Ma’at, stands confident in her journey at For-Mar Nature Preserve on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023.

Experiencing unfiltered truth with business owner Isis Ma’at