August 25, 2019

Kristi Kates | Author


Beneficial backpacks: Two local programs help children

Nov. 21, 2016

The four divisions of Petoskey’s Manna Food Project, the nonprofit that helps feed the hungry in Emmet, Charlevoix and Antrim counties, complement each other well.
The first three are the food bank; the food rescue program, in which Manna rescued and redistributed a half-milli... Read More >>

The past, present and future of a ‘Christmas Carol in Prose’

Nov. 21, 2016

The title, as Parallel 45 Theater’s executive director Erin Anderson Whiting explained, is as traditional as it gets. 

“The original story is actually called ‘A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas,’” she said. “It jus... Read More >>

‘An Irish Christmas in America’ arrives at Dennos

Nov. 17, 2016

Five years ago, Oisin Mac Diarmada and his traveling variety show, “An Irish Christmas in America,” made not one, but two journeys — one by plane across the Atlantic to get from Ireland to America, and the second a two-hour boat ride to Beaver Island, Michigan’s ow... Read More >>

Adult Classes At Interlochen Ignite Artistic Ambitions

Nov. 11, 2016

Interlochen is synonymous with all things artistic for no less than five reasons. Four differ... Read More >>

New Concert Series Barnstorms Into Traverse City

Nov. 11, 2016

Seven years ago, Sam Porter fell in love. With a barn.

“I did!” Porter laughed. “The cathedral barn is one of the most amazing places for music I’ve ever seen.”

Locals know that Porter takes his passions and runs with them. He’s the man ... Read More >>