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'A Chorus Line' takes center stage

Submitted 07-20-2017 under NEWS

Winner of nine Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1976, “A Chorus Line” remains a classic to this day as the sixth longest-running Broadway show, and this summer, Circle Theatre invites you to experience this enjoyable and humorous musical right here in Grand Rapids.


Grand Rapids hosts first annual Pro-Am Brewing Competition

Submitted 07-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Twenty local breweries will collaborate with qualifying area homebrewers in a competition designed to promote creativity and strengthen ties in the craft beer community.


Stay motivated to create this summer with Workshop Wednesdays

Submitted 07-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Held in the Avenue for the Arts [workshop] Space, this series aims to make learning a new skill or expanding your network of artists and writers easy, accessible, and exciting. It’s never been easier to meet your people.


See Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State before it leaves

Submitted 07-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Ai Weiwei exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will be on display until August 20, 2017. It is the artist's first exhibition at a botanical garden and sculpture park anywhere in the world.


Grand Rapids Pops' Music of ABBA has audience dancing the night away

Submitted 07-14-2017 under OPINION

Arrival from Sweden recreates the ABBA experience to open the 2017 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops at Cannonsburg Ski Area


Rediscover music of ABBA at Grand Rapids Symphony's Picnic Pops on Thursday, Friday

Submitted 07-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony's 2017 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops opens with 'Music of ABBA' with the best ABBA tribute band in the business


Grand Rapids Public Museum to host a free day on July 16

Submitted 07-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. visitors will receive free general admission to explore the Museum’s three floors of core exhibits.


Stars are shining bright in Grand Rapids Comic-Con's 2017 celebrity lineup

Submitted 06-30-2017 under NEWS

Star Wars' Billy Dee Williams, Star Trek: The Next Generation's Gates McFadden, and Pink Power Ranger Catherine Sutherland to headline this year's Grand Rapids Comic-Con


Movies in the Park celebrates its fifth season in Ah-Nab-Awen-Park

Submitted 06-30-2017 under NEWS

Celebrating its fifth season this summer, Movies in the Park is Grand Rapids’ premier outdoor film series. Every other Friday from June to August, the community is invited to spend an evening of free activities in Ah-Nab-Awen-Park, hosted by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and partners.


Sexual violence, abuse in the GR music scene needs even more conversation

Submitted 06-27-2017 under OPINION

Sexual violence and abuse are regrettably part of DIY and creative music scenes around the country. We must continue to have constructive dialogue and show support for victims in order to reduce and hopefully eliminate these issues in our community.