Linkin’ Bridge to headline Genesee District Library’s Black History Month Brunch

Linkin’ Bridge to headline Genesee District Library’s Black History Month Brunch

If you’re a fan of America’s Got Talent you probably remember Linkin’ Bridge. The a cappella group made it to the finals in 2016. Here’s your chance to see them live. Linkin’ Bridge will headline the Genesee District Library’s 17th Annual Black History Month Brunch on Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center […]

Culinary cultures will combine to celebrate at Savor the Flavor of Flint

Culinary cultures will combine to celebrate at Savor the Flavor of Flint

While traveling the country to communities where health and wellness are significant concerns Debra Peek-Haynes was inspired by a story from Flint. Like many households impacted by the local water crisis, a woman Peek-Haynes met was beyond concerned. Her son was suffering in school, displaying symptoms of lead exposure. Despite Flint’s many support initiatives, including […]

Heart and hustle: Seniors in Hasselbring Hustlers can’t stop dancing to the music

Heart and hustle: Seniors in Hasselbring Hustlers can’t stop dancing to the music

Four years ago the Hasselbring Senior Center on West Home Avenue was headed toward demolition. Then along came Garald Haralson, a local DJ and entertainer who had been spinning and performing at Loving Hands, another senior center in town. There he would play older music– Motown from the ’60s and funk from the ’70s – […]

Rebirth of a Movement – McCree Theatre promotes new era in black artistic expression

Rebirth of a Movement – McCree Theatre promotes new era in black artistic expression

During the golden era of black theatre in America Flint gave birth to a community jewel. The decade that followed the civil rights movement and its racial, social, and political conflicts saw a generation of writers, painters, choreographers and cultural activists emerge, eager to assert their identity through self-expression. Black artists in Flint shared the […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber gets down to business with 2018 workshops

Flint & Genesee Chamber gets down to business with 2018 workshops

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce wants to help you get down to business. Through collaborations with local and national experts, the chamber will offer about 60 workshops to help local residents train, develop and prepare for professional, entrepreneurial and community opportunities in 2018. Supported with funding by the C. S. Mott Foundation, the […]

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