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Poet to present lecture at library.

October 22, 2014

LUDIGNTON — Michigan poet John Rybicki will kick start the West Shore Words Poetry Celebration with a lecture themed Anybody Can Write a Poem on Friday, Nov. 7 at the Mason County District Library Ludington branch at 7 p.m. If you are a dabbler, beginner, or just have some poetic words wandering around in your head that need to be…

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‘A Christmas Story’ play to perform this holiday season.

October 21, 2014

LUDINGTON — “A Christmas Story” will take the stage this December through a collaboration between Lakeside Civic Players and West Shore Community College. The holiday classic, complete with Red Rider BB guns, leg lamps, and Ralphie will be playing at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts on December 18-21. “I am really excited to be partnering with Lakeside Civic Players in this…

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Poetry workshop at arts center.

October 21, 2014

LUDINGTON — West Shore Words Poetry Celebration is a series of events that invites everyone to revel in the powerful, fun and vital act of reading, writing and listening to poetry. The ongoing celebration includes a visiting writer’s workshop with Detroit poet John Rybicki, opportunities to create and submit your own poems for publication to West Shore Words, a lively…

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Locally filmed movie helps local economy.

October 13, 2014
Locally filmed movie helps local economy.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — Activity was buzzing at the Mason County Courthouse Saturday afternoon but court wasn’t in session. Instead, the historic building was used as the setting for a movie that is currently being filmed in western Michigan. The movie, working name of “Do You Believe?” is a production of 10 West Studios of Manistee and Pure…

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2 local artists in final run for Art Prize.

October 9, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS — Two local artists are in the final 20 of the annual Art Prize competition, which is in its final day of voting. Jilly Barnes of Pentwater ranks in the top 5 of the Three-Dimensional category. Her entry,  “Engulfed in Glass” represents four seasons on the shoreline. This large work consists of over 236 pieces of fused glass…

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