News from KNAC and Beyond

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PlaywrightNow: A #StillProud Event

While QTK holds fast in the belief that our pride should be celebrated on a daily basis, when OutFront Kalamazoo announced their #StillProud series, we thought, why not host a virtual theatre festival that features 7 queer playwrights writing a play in just 24 hours, rehearsing them in only 4 hours, and then presenting them to a live audience ALL over digital mediums? So that’s what we did!

Statement of Unity after George Floyd’s Murder

K.N.A.C. (Kalamazoo Nonprofit Advocacy Coalition) is united in sadness over the murder of George Floyd, the latest in a never-ending parade of senseless and racist killings of our Black brothers and sisters.  K.N.A.C.’s mission is to alleviate poverty, eliminate discrimination, and celebrate the arts. These aspirations are for all the citizens of Kalamazoo. We practice radical hospitality in welcoming all people into our home, the…

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MI-SBDC Promotes Joshua Billington to Statewide Disaster Response Manager

MI-SBDC Promotes Joshua Billington to Statewide Disaster Response Manager New Position is Part of SBDC’s…

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First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo changing ownership

KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) (Original Article)— A longtime church in Kalamazoo has announced that it will be changing ownership. First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, located at 315 W. Michigan Ave., has been open in the city ever since 1853. However, officials with the church say that the building has become unsustainable as is. Citing factors such as rising maintenance costs, decreasing membership, and more space than needed,…