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New live, weekly radio show to showcase Grand Rapids' growing music scene

Submitted 04-27-2016 under NEWS

Local indy-folk artist Quinn Mathews will host GRLive from The B.O.B. starting April 28 at 12 p.m..


LiveArts 2015 - A look back at Grand Rapids Symphony's multi-genre, multimedia extravaganza one year later

Submitted 04-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

LiveArts put nine performing arts organizations with more than 1,500 performers on four stages in the Van Andel Arena for a single night in April 2015


Local production of "The Mikado" raises questions on theatre and race

Submitted 04-22-2016 under OPINION

KT Herr and Deirdre Chervenka Cunningham review West Michigan Savoyard's production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado, playing this weekend at Wealthy Theatre, and explore the show's attendant problems of Asian misrepresentation.


Boston Symphony Orchestra last-minute appearance boosts Grand Rapids Symphony music director candidate's career

Submitted 04-22-2016 under NONPROFITS

Guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger leads Grand Rapids Symphony in second DeVos Hall appearance during local music director search.


Eastown kicks off spring, summer activities

Submitted 04-19-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Eastown Community Association is hosting several events to celebrate community this April-June including Dig into Spring, Picnic in the Park, mobile food trucks and Bizarre Bazaar.


Local First's 13th annual Street Party features mix of Michigan performance artists

Submitted 04-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

Announcing Local First's 2016 Street Party performers!


Grand Rapids Symphony rocks with Boyz II Men, music of David Bowie at D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops in August

Submitted 04-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

Boyz II Men joins Grand Rapids Symphony for the 2016 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops, featuring a David Bowie Tribute in separate special events


Civic Theatre encourages Grand Rapids community to embrace themselves, others through storytelling

Submitted 04-12-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre is a creative space that encourages belonging. While donning another persona, actors often find a sense of self. This theme is particularly evident in its next musical, "Freckleface Strawberry," showing April 22- May 1, 2016.


Magic is the true star of Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company's 'The Tempest'

Submitted 04-11-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest at the Dog Story Theater (7 Jefferson SE in Grand Rapids) April 15-17 and 22-24.


Opera Grand Rapids gives Midwest premiere of Gluck's 'Orfeo ed Euridice'

Submitted 04-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony and Hope College's H2 Dance Company join together to perform Christoph Willibald Gluck’s “Orphée et Eurydice"