DECEMBER 2 LOOK CLOSER

December 2, 2013
Event Calendar
The Civic
December 5,6,7,8
Food Dance
December 4 & 5

December 6,7,8

 

Holiday Art Sale

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

December 5,6,7

 

Art Hop & More

Downtown

Friday, 5:00pm

 

I love a Piano

Farmers Alley Theatre

December 6,7,8

 

Love to Dance

Epic Center

Saturday, 2-4:00pm

Olde Peninula Brewpub
Sunday, 9am-noon
Upcoming Events
The Alamo Drafthouse
December 22
State Theatre
December 14
Food Dance
December 31
Look Closer
DOWNTOWN KALAMAZOO

Art Hop & More
Art Hop & More-May13This Friday is going to be the biggest Art Hop yet! There are 77 sites hosting artwork by local painters, photographers, sculptors, and more. It’s a chance to meet the artists, see their work, and show support. Bring the family down to this free all-ages event.

Holly Jolly Trolley Route
The Holly Jolly Trolley is a wonderful way to take in the holiday decorations and lights downtown. To ride, just wait at one of the stops shown on the map. To help you plan, it leaves Bronson Park at the top and bottom of every hour. Thanks to MLive Media Group and theIrving S. Gilmore Foundation, it’s free!

Artist Spotlight: Jon Reeves
Kalamazoo is populated with many talented individuals, including one of our favorites, Jon Reeves. Come see his works of steel, brass, copper and other materials at the Park Trades Center this Friday during Art Hop. You can see some of his work on our Facebook page or click here to read our latest blog on Jon Reeves.

Santa’s Workshop

Bring your children for a memorable holiday experience. Santa’s workshop is a place to enjoy the holiday spirit while making crafts, writing letters to Santa and other special events. Be sure to bring your camera to capture pictures with Santa and his elves. This is a free program  with support from the Irving S. Gilmore FoundationClick here to find out more information.

Holiday Video

Our very talented friends at Rhino Media Productions produced this video at last Friday’s Tree Lighting Ceremony. You may have missed us switching on the lights, but they’re still lit, the Trolley’s still running, and Santa is downtown every weekend until Christmas.Check out the video here.

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NOVEMBER 11 LOOK CLOSER

November 11, 2013
Event Calendar
Farmers Alley Theatre
November 1-17
Kalamazoo Book Art Center
Saturday, 10am- noon
Central Library
Wednesday, 7-8:30pm
Various Downtown Locations
Begins Nov. 7-17
The Union Cabaret and Grill
Thursday, 6:15-8:00pm

Whisky Before Breakfast

London Grill

Friday, 7-10:00pm

 

Wellspring Theater
Begins Nov. 14,16, & 17
Kalamazoo Beer Exchange
Saturday, 11:00am-1:00am
West Michigan Glass Art Center

Saturday, 10:00am

Upcoming Events
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Begins Dec. 5-7
The Civic
Begins  November 29
Bells Eccentric Cafe
November 30
Beginning November 30
Look Closer
DOWNTOWN KALAMAZOO

Alamo Drafthouse Grand Opening
The Alamo Drafthouse will have its Grand Opening on Monday, November 18th. But, soft opening begins this weekend on November 15th through the 17th. Reserve seats now, and enjoy 50% off on food and non-alcoholic beverages during the Alamo’s soft opening. Click here to reserve seats for movies.

Festival of Sacred Music
This bi-annual festival continues this week in and around downtown Kalamazoo, including the Library and our beautiful, historic churches surrounding Bronson Park. The diversity of offerings is what makes this a wonderful festival, with a selection from almost every tradition. Check their website for more details.

Downtown for the Holidays

There’s magic in the air downtown during the holidays. The lights, the shop windows, and the food turn every night into a special event. Come downtown for the relaxed shopping and a trolley ride, or a stroll through Candy Cane Lane. Click here to find out about Holiday Events Downtown.

Global Entrepreneurship Week in the Zoo

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. As part of that celebration,Startup Zoo is hosting events all week beginning November 18. Check their website for details!

Public Conversations with DKI
We want to hear what you’re thinking – in person, if possible. Please join us at 9:00 AM on November 20 at the Rio Coffee.News.Gifts in the Radisson for a conversation about downtown Kalamazoo issues. If you’re unable to attend, we always take your thoughts via FacebookTwitter and at dki@dki.org.

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