Recent and Featured Events Articles

  • Studio Spotlight: Beledi Global Dance Studio

    Find global grooves Up North at Beledi.

  • The Making of a Russell Chatham Lithograph

    Renowned painter and writer, Russell Chatham, takes us on the journey to create a lithograph, from sketching in the Montana landscape to the intricacies of applying ink in the studio.

  • T.C.’s State Theatre Exceeds Expectations

    State Theatre’s first quarter report “nothing short of amazing.”

  • Local Band on A Prairie Home Companion

    Pinky Lee, an acoustic band from Petoskey, was a finalist on A Prairie Home Companion’s “People in Their Twenties Talent Show.”

  • A Second Life for Your Unwanted Furniture

    Here’s a chance to donate that piece of furniture you really want to get rid of at the Women’s Resource Center furniture drive in Traverse City this weekend.

  • Heywood’s Newest Mystery Novel

    Don’t miss this Up North page-turner.

  • Artist Spotlight: Rachael Davis

    Soulful Michigan singer-strummer to release new album.

  • Now Hear This: Borderline Normal in Traverse City

    James Filkins, a Traverse City finger-style acoustic guitarist, crafts an earthy, thoughtful album.

  • Visit Interlochen Center for the Arts

    Internationally renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts, offers concerts throughout the year by professional artists as well as student performers.

  • Benzonia’s Art Vibe

    An art tour through Benzonia including Gwen Frostic’s Presscraft Papers, finishing with Mexcian meal.

  • Safe Boating Book

    Boat Smart Chronicles teaches boating safety by telling the story of more than 200 boating mishaps.

  • Lynne Rae Perkins, Newbery Award Winner

    Lynne Rae Perkins has written and illustrated much-loved children’s books from Leelanau County for decades, but it is her 2nd novel, Criss Cross, written for young teenage girls that won the Newbery.

  • Greg Jaris Unleashed

    Profile of artist Greg Jaris.

  • Hike & Read: Rock Picker’s Guide

    A hike that lays out the geological formations left in Northern Michigan by the glaciers that passed through and a rock hunting book to stick in your backpack.

  • Discover Michigan Legacy Art Park

    The 30-acre Michigan Legacy Art Park, located at Crystal Mountain, offers visitors the chance to wander trails that blend art into nature resulting in a stunning stroll through sheer beauty.

  • Ron Gianola's Abstract Art

    Ron Gianola’s abstract art.

  • Bill Thompson: Iceman Climbeth

    An interview with Bill Thompson, avid ice climber in the Upper Peninsula and sponsor of the Michigan Ice Climbing Festival.

  • Art Alive in East Jordan

    East Jordan has a flourishing arts scene set in restored downtown sporting the Jordan River Arts Center, galleries, shops and restaurants.

  • Snow Play

    Travel with snow at its heart including the Cherry Capital Winter WonderFest and Mackinac island’s Scenic Postcard Run. Information on music, events, outdoor snow activities and lodging.

  • Discover Dennos Museum

    Description of the Dennos Museum Center, a premier art museum in Northern Michigan featuring permanent galleries, rotating exhibitions and one of the largest exhibits of Inuit art collections in the country.