Post Tagged with: "Saginaw"

This Is Art – The impact of inclusive spaces

This Is Art – The impact of inclusive spaces

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor On Nov. 16, 150 people made the drive to Saginaw from places as far as Indiana and Grand Rapids to hang out together at local art and music venue, Counter Culture. “This show has been the first big one in awhile here. It’s hard to bring big touring bands to an intimate venue like this,” […]

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Image courtesy of Riverside Saginaw Film Festival.

Film takes over town for 11th annual festival

By Kellen MacGregor, copy editor, and Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor The Riverside Saginaw Film Festival took the city of Saginaw by storm for its 11th year in a row from November 9 to 12. Spanning five different venues scattered throughout downtown and Old Town Saginaw, the Riverside Saginaw Film Festival brought four days’ worth of independent, foreign, classic and documentary films […]

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Saginaw Spirit gears up for new season – Tri-City Hotspot

Saginaw Spirit gears up for new season – Tri-City Hotspot

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor SAGINAW – There is a great sports venue in our very own backyard that’s easy on the wallet, features fast-paced action and allows you to escape the blistering cold this winter. The Dow Event Center in downtown Saginaw has been the home of the Saginaw Spirit, a major junior hockey team in the Ontario Hockey […]

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Weekend Top Ten for Oct. 6th to Oct. 9th

Weekend Top Ten for Oct. 6th to Oct. 9th

Looking for some fun this weekend? There’s plenty to do in the Tri-Cities, even on a student budget.   Show and Sell Ann Arbor’s weekly art market is a place for local artists to present and sell their artwork to the public. Come and enjoy the many pieces and the wonderful restaurants and shops surrounding the area. Cost: Free Date: […]

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From vacant parking lot to nature trail

From vacant parking lot to nature trail

By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. SAGINAW – The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy is in the process of building a trail network where a vacant Saginaw Arts and Science Academy parking lot sits. The vacant parking lot is made up of broken concrete, garbage and pesky vegetation. The invasive plants are bothersome, and the parking lot has been dilapidated for years. […]

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Saginaw kills fascists with saxophone and speeches

Saginaw kills fascists with saxophone and speeches

4/17/2017 – Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article had misspellings of de Dionyso’s name and inaccurate information regarding the event.    By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. Protest music has had a long and colorful history. Saginaw got to play a part in this history with its event “Resist! This Saxophone Kills Fascists.” Counter Culture hosted a night of political activism […]

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Alex Mixter laughes in his work space in his home March 20, 2017. Mister's first documentary, "Re: Saginaw," will be premiering in May at Patchwork Art and Music Festival. The film looks at the city of Saginaw and tells the story of a city where people are doing what they can to make it a better place. (Delta Collegiate/Josie Norris)

This Is Art with Alex Mixter

By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. The closest Alex Mixter came to throwing up during the three years of making a documentary about Saginaw is when someone said to him, “I wish Washington Street looked more like Tittabawsee.” The backyard of the Saginaw house Alex Mixter calls his home and work space can be described as quintessentially Saginaw. This expansive space, […]

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Kids jam with rock star at Major Chords for Minors

Kids jam with rock star at Major Chords for Minors

by Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. SAGINAW– Saginaw’s own Major Chords for Minors had a special guest for the afternoon of March 3. Vocalist and guitarist David Victor, formerly of the band Boston, stopped by Major Chords for Minors the day before his scheduled concert at the Temple Theater to hear the students play. By the end of the jam session, Victor […]

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Sky Zone offers a high-flying experience

Sky Zone offers a high-flying experience

By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. SAGINAW — By reinventing new ways to play on a plain-and-simple trampoline, Sky Zone Saginaw has created an environment for people of all ages. Sky Zone Trampoline Parks have already been introduced throughout the state of Michigan, and Saginaw has been one of the most recent to jump on the bandwagon to participate in all […]

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Jessica Hill, owner of Omoni Boutique, folds merchandise at the front counter at the boutique at 108 N. Michigan in Old Town Saginaw. (Delta Collegiate/Josie Norris)

Omoni Boutique open for business in Old Town

By Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. SAGINAW– Old Town Saginaw has recently welcomed the addition of Omoni Boutique to the neighborhood and owner Jessica Hill is excited to make her mark on Saginaw with the boutique. “I love Saginaw, I knew we were here forever, and I am a huge believer in if you’re going to live someplace… let’s make it what […]

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