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  • Suffragette City

    Posted by Lori Moore

    Okay, girlfriends...just a little something to comtemplate:  Women have only had the right to vote in The United States for 90 years.  So DO IT!!!!  Tuesday!  There were some amazing women who made this possible so don't waste the right to vote on November 2nd.

  • Ooooooooh!!!!!

    Posted by Lori Moore

    Dan Holroyd of Southern MI Paranormals told me this morning that Kalamazoo's State Theatre and The Henderson Castle are two of the most "haunted" spots in Michigan.

    Past guests have also mentioned The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre as being a hotbed of paranormal activity.  Happy Halloween!

  • Bummer

    Posted by Lori Moore

    According to Bernie Porn, president of EPIC/MRA , only about 3 people watched the debate last night.  I guess they were all in my family room!

    Oh, well.  I found it enjoyable.   Virg came out guns a'blazin'.  Rick held his own after a bit of nerves at the beginning ("I want to threaten...I mean....THANK you"). Freudian slip.

    My favorite moment was when the candidates were asked whether they would forgo taking a salary ala Detroit mayor Dave Bing.  Snyder said he didn't want to answer and appear to be pandering.  Bernero said, "You're hilarious!" HA! Well, that was an honest answer.

    The pundits are saying that Bernero needed a decisive victory last night and that it didn't happen.

    Porn is predicting that the elections for the Democrats will be like when the wall of water bears down on the ship in "The Posseidon Adventure" and they'll be saying "Oh my GOD!"

  • There's No Business Like Show Business

    Posted by Lori Moore

    Hollywood?   Portage?  They're one and the same tonight when the movie "Cherry" makes its commercial debut at The Celebration Cinema @ 7:00.  The movie was filmed 2 years ago on the campuses of WMU and Kalamazoo College.  I'll see you there!

  • Terrible, but fun

    Posted by Lori Moore

    Have you watched "Detroit 187" yet?  It's a crime drama on ABC following "Dancing With the Stars".  It stars Michael Imperioli and two totally unrealistically glamorous actors portraying Detroit cops.  The plotlines are choppy.  The writing is terrible.  BUT....BUT....it features action scenes in places you'll recognize like: Hart Plaza, the bombed out train station, Motor City Casino and more.  For that reason alone I have endured 3 episodes so far.  I hope it improves because it's great to see the familiar sites (unflattering though the portrayal may be).

  • That's the spirit!

    Posted by Lori Moore

    It's great to hear from THE POTLUCK PALS!  We are now taking recipes for our ALL HOLIDAY "Holiday Dish to Pass" cookbook.  Send me your themed recipes to lori.moore@wkzo.com.

    A list of holidays can be found in the slider section of wkzo.com on the Romence Gardens Recipe page.

  • Kudos

    Posted by Lori Moore

    Yesterday afternoon I went to the BEST concert I've ever been to in my life: WMUsic Showcase Spectacular.  Over 600 students sent me into a state of bliss for 90 heavenly minutes. The performances were flawless and even more amazingly, the execution was seamless.  I don't know how they did it.  BRAVO!

    Go to the "slider section" of WKZO.COM and submit your recipe for this year's ALL HOLIDAY edition of "A Holiday Dish to Pass".  We are starting at the beginning of the year and coming up with themed recipes for ALL the holidays.  11 non-profit groups and Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes will benefit from money raised from cookbook sales AND from matching money from The Kalamazoo Community Foundation.

  • Monday

    Posted by Lori Moore

    Attention Potluck Pals: Monday morning we'll be announcing this year's theme for "A Holiday Dish to Pass".  We have a lot riding on having a "hit" this year since The Kalamazoo Community Foundation is matching the money we raise!

  • Pace Yourself

    Posted by Lori Moore

    Whew!  What a weekend coming up: Art Hop and Bronco Bash tonight...  The Street Rods all weekend long at The Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds... Over in Marshall, it's the Historic Homes Tour. ... The Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival ramps up today through Sunday with the festival parade at 1:00 Sunday...

    While you're in Paw Paw, buzz over to the middle school and take a test drive of a Ford from Tom Wright's 2 Paws Ford.  Ford will donate $20 for each test drive up to $6,000 for the school system.  They have the new Festiva...check it out.  They did this a few months ago in Mattawan and it was a huge hit.  

    * Please do your test drive BEFORE hitting the wine tasting tents.

  • Can you DO that?

    Posted by Lori Moore

    Susan Boyle was supposed to perform on NBC's "America's Got Talent" last night.  At the last minute, Lou Reed--former Velvet Underground frontman-- decided he didn't want her to sing his song "Perfect Day" because "he isn't a fan of hers".  She left in tears.

    Can a songwriter just decide, "I don't like you" and then forbid someone from performing their song?  Think of all the painful cover versions of songs we could avoid if that were the case!

  • Back to School

    Posted by Lori Moore

    It's... it's... the Kalamazoo Communities in Schools BLITZ.

    The kids are going back to school today and some have a stronger support system than others.  Some have no support system.  Some kids virtually raise themselves.

    Can you be a positive influence on a child?  Consider becoming a tutor or mentor with the Kalamazoo Public Schools.  The time commitment is only one hour a week. Training is provided.  You pick your school, the subject and the age of the students.

    200 wonderful people are signed on for this school year.  Coco Cook tells 590/96.5 WKZO that they'd like 600...or more.

    Contact www.kcis.org to get information on making a difference in a child's life.

  • An Impressive Young Lady

    Posted by Lori Moore

    You just know that people are tsk tsking the horrible story about the girl doing a header off a balcony at a frat party and saying , "Kids these days."

    This morning I had the pleasure of meeting a WMU student who started a non-profit organization called "Take Life By the Page".  Ashley McIntyre hopes to encourage healthy coping strategies and educational growth within the homeless community through reading.

    People are encouraged to bring used or new books, new notebooks or journals and writing supplies to The Parkview Hills Clubhouse, Fifth Third Bank on Greenleaf Blvd and the Vallar Salon on Centre Avenue in Portage.

    To contact Ashley: takelifebythepage@gmail.com