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Celebrating Mexicains Sans Frontieres with ten years of community involvement

by Brittany Devon (brittany.devon)

Submitted 03-22-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Hugo Claudin talks about his community work and events at Mexicains Sans Frontieres. How did Mexicains Sans Frontieres get started? “Mexicains Sans Frontieres started around 2006 when I moved into my loft on the Avenue of the Arts. A friend...

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Harpeth Rising

by Maria Di Meglio (harpethrising)

Submitted 09-28-2015 under

With their brand new album, 'Shifted', debuting at No. 1 on the Folk Charts, the classically trained women of Harpeth Rising combine original, gritty lyrics with folk, roots, bluegrass, and rock on violin, banjo, cello, foot-percussion, and...

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West Michigan Jazz Society moves free concerts from zoo to Ah-Nab-Awen Park

by Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Jazz in the Park, formerly Jazz at the Zoo, begins at Ah-Nab-Awen Park this summer on June 8. The yearly concert series is presented by the West Michigan Jazz Society. The jazz society has produced free jazz concerts in Grand Rapids for 14 years,...

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Catalyst Radio: The DAAC starts new life, seeks new location

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-10-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The beloved local arts organization The DAAC (Division Avenue Arts Collective) is reforming under the umbrella of a nonprofit, with renewed vigor, after...

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Wayne Baker Brooks wraps up Blues on the Mall 2013

by Allen Wegener (magical)

Submitted 08-26-2013 under NEWS

It was a cool evening down at Rosa Parks Circle for the last Blues on the Mall concert of the summer. The Wayne Baker Brooks Band, from Chicago, Illinois performed on August 14. "This is our 23rd year of being the main sponsor of Blues on the...

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Mark Sala, Sweet J Band perform for final Concert in the Park of 2013

by Allen Wegener (magical)

Submitted 08-12-2013 under NEWS

The weather appeared to be threatening the last summer Concert in the Park at Lamar Park. However, their was plenty of sunshine in time for the concert on August 6. There were plenty of activities for both the young and old to enjoy. There were...

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Dueling pianos perform at Concerts in the Park

by Allen Wegener (magical)

Submitted 07-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

It was a nice summer evening with a cool breeze for a Concerts in the Park event held at Lamar Park in Wyoming, Michigan. The July 16 concert was perfromed by The Yellow Brick Road Dueling Pianos. The concert was from 7 to 9 p.m. "We've...

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Join Small Houses this Saturday at the DAAC

by Adrian Hirsch (adrian)

Submitted 11-09-2012 under OPINION

The first time I listened to a Small Houses recording on my headphones I had to double check that I wasn't dreaming. Really, it has that rare introspective sound only found in certain indie folk outfits- you know, the soundtrack you heard from...

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Elton John Holds Court at Van Andel

by Suzanna LaCroix (Suzanna LaCroix)

Submitted 04-28-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

It isn't every Saturday night that you get to see a living legend. Elton John captivated a sold out show at Van Andel arena Saturday, April 23 with empirical evidence that one man and his piano can mesmerize a crowd. The full house was just taking...

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