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Jacksonopolis | February 27, 2015

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Super Heroes Group Piano Classes!

February 11, 2015 |

Does your child love Super Heroes? If so, the JSO Community Music School has the perfect class for them! Join our Super Heroes Group Piano Classes for the month of March. We’ll be learning favorite tunes from various Super Heroes.

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 Fiddling Class

February 10, 2015 |

For string students of all ages

Interested in improving your fiddling skills?

Want to learn new fiddling skills?

Join us on Saturday, March 14 at 1:00 p.m.

at the Jackson Symphony Orchestra; 215 W. Michigan Ave. in downtown Jackson.

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Jackson Irish Festival

February 10, 2015 |

Join the Jackson Symphony Orchestra Community Music School, Dahlem Center, Jackson School of the Arts and the Jackson District Library as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the Irish heritage of the Jackson area with an Irish Festival on … Read More

Free Bodhran Class

January 28, 2015 |

Come and join us at the JSO Community Music School (215 W. Michigan Ave.) for FREE fun with the traditional Celtic drum (bodhran) @ 6 PM on the 13th of March! This is … Read More

Baby Maestro Musicians

January 27, 2015 |

Join the JSO Community Music School for an interactive music program for babies and their caregivers. Class begins on Thursday, January 29 @ 6:30 p.m. Classes are half hour in length. This class is an interactive program that provides infants … Read More

Celtic Concert with The Moxie Strings

January 26, 2015 |

The Jackson Symphony Orchestra Community Music School is hosting a rollicking Celtic concert with The Moxie Strings on Friday, March 13 @ 7:30 p.m. The Moxie Strings is an electrifying combination of fiddle, electric cello and percussion. It is an … Read More

A look inside Libby’s Jazz Club

December 8, 2014 |

The Trent Harris Quartet is one of the many local Jazz groups you will be lucky enough to catch on a fun night downtown at Libby Jazz Club. Find more about the club at



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Renegade: The Spectacle

November 26, 2014 |

This interactive art and music event gathered artists from Jackson and beyond in a new mixed use business and arts building located in downtown Jackson. The event was curated by Barry Olson with help from local artist collective The Singularity.

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Jackson Christmas Parade

November 22, 2014 |

It may have been cold outside but  downtown Jackson was warm with the spirit of the holidays during this years Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade. People lined the streets of Michigan Ave to view local floats, Marching Bands, community groups and a … Read More

Artsy Fartsy Pop-up Gallery

November 20, 2014 |

Art finds it’s way into unusual situations. A group of artist have banded together to create a temporary art gallery and marketplace in downtown Jackson. Located in the old Vermeulens Furniture building at 135 W. Cortland, the Artsy Fartsy Marketplace will … Read More

Andrew Hall and 2nd Sunday

November 9, 2014 |

Andrew Hall blends a colorful street style with simplistic graphic design. As the featured artist during Art624’s monthly 2nd Sunday event, Andrew displayed a collection of pieces that span years of work.

Scotty Butters played at the event and guests were able … Read More

Detroit Red Wings Alumni Team vs Jackson Optimist Club All-Stars

November 9, 2014 |

On Saturday 11-8-2014, the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Hockey Club was victorious with a 5-2 win against the Jackson Optimist Club All-Stars. Photos by Scott Mapes –




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360 Allstars

November 3, 2014 |

On Saturday 11-1-2014 the Jackson College Potter Center hosted the traveling entertainment show, 360 All Stars. Photos by David Bostedor III –




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Devils Night Costume Party @ Bird Alley

October 31, 2014 |

Known for it’s DIY and underground spirit, Bird Alley occupies a unique space in Jackson.  This years Devils Night Costume Party was a great example of what a community can bring together in the name of having a good time.  Big thanks to Daniel … Read More

Community Bowl 2014

October 25, 2014 |

Congratulations to Lumen Christi on their 54 – 27 victory against Jackson High at the 2014 Community Bowl held Friday night 10-24-2014 at the Withington Stadium – Photos by Scott Mapes – Scott Mapes Photography




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Fall Photo Walk

October 20, 2014 |

A brave group of photographers ventured out into the wilderness for the 2014 Fall Color Photo Walk at Waterloo Recreation Area.



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Brooklyn Pumpkin Quest

October 16, 2014 |

On Saturday 10/11/2014 the streets of Brooklyn were filled with people taking part in this year’s Pumpkin Quest, which included kids games, face painting, and many other kid related activities. Photos by Travis Stevens –




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The Horde of Zombies Overtake Jackson

October 14, 2014 |

Photos taken during the 2014 Zombie Walk Jackson by Dave Buchanan of Coefficient Media.





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Zombie Walkers Attack

October 13, 2014 |

Photos taken during the 2014 Zombie Walk Jackson by Shawn Whitehead of Framed Creations





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Zombie Walk Jackson 2014

October 13, 2014 |

video by Scott Toaden of Toaden Productions.


More Photos Coming Soon!

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Switchfoot @ SAU

October 11, 2014 |

Switchfoot made a stop in Spring Arbor on their Fading West tour with supporting act Gungor on October 10th.  The fall concert is a tradition at Spring Arbor University and an opportunity for students to take a break from studying and invite … Read More

Jackson Makerspace Accepting Members

October 10, 2014 |

The Jackson Makerspace is now accepting members for the makerspace located at 543 E. Washington St Jackson, MI. Memberships consist of $50/month or $500/year to gain access to use the various equipment and tools on-site. Members would be able to … Read More

Zombie Makeup Tutorial

October 9, 2014 |

Kari from Gorgeous Fx shows how to make some impressive Zombie makeup effects so you can get ready for this years Zombie Walk Jackson!

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Ready to Glow

October 7, 2014 |

Get ready to get your glow on. The Fitness Council of Jackson is hosting the 3rd Annual Glow Run 5K as a fundraiser for its Girl Quest Boy Quest afterschool enrichment program.

This family friendly, fun event is set to … Read More

Fall Harvest Festival

October 6, 2014 |

On Sunday 10/5/2014 fall was in the air as the grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum was transformed into a great community event to celebrate various fall activities for their annual fall harvest festival. Photos by Travis Stevens –

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