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Taste of Soul Sunday to celebrate African American history, culture

Submitted 02-14-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Taste of Soul Sunday will be held this Sunday, February 19 at the Grand Rapids Public Library’s downtown Main Branch.


Carrying local music's 'do-it together' torch: A look at the Upper Room

Submitted 02-10-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In recent years, a number of smaller, accessible concert venues have shut down or moved away from downtown. The Upper Room hopes to keep Grand Rapids' Do-it-Together music scene going during the downswing.


Inside the Grand Rapids Ballet - "Black & White: Swan Lake"

Submitted 02-06-2017 under NEWS

This performance is choreographed by Mario Radacovský, a Czechoslovakian-born dancer turned choreographer who based this rendition on a very personal life experience.


Hip-hop camp brings happiness to kids at Cook Arts Center

Submitted 02-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

Two-week pilot camp was a clear success and stirred excitment for hip-hop culture among students at the Cook Arts Center.


Hello, this is "Let's Talk GR Music"

Submitted 02-02-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

A quick introduction to the local monthly music meeting called "Let's Talk GR Music"


Let's Talk GR Music recap and preview

Submitted 02-02-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

I look back at Let's Talk GR Music's last meeting and a quick preview of the next topic and date


Review of 'Faure and Brahms' at Royce Auditorium

Submitted 02-01-2017 under OPINION

Royce Auditorium provides perfect venue for Faure, Brahms pieces


Grand Rapids Symphony brings magical world to life

Submitted 01-30-2017 under OPINION

Harry Potter Film Concert series debuted in Grand Rapids with three sold-out shows of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone featuring the Grand Rapids Symphony in DeVos Performance Hall.


Grand Rapids Symphony's Marcelo Lehninger makes momentous debut in St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 01-11-2017 under OPINION

Marcelo Lehninger, Grand Rapids Symphony's new music director, conducts his debut appearance in historic 19th century St. Cecilia Music Center with Gilmore Young Artist Daniel Hsu


Zelda, Halo, Final Fantasy and more at Grand Rapids Symphony's 'Video Games Live!'

Submitted 01-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Watch video from your favorite video games as the Grand Rapids Pops plays the original soundtrack live in a high-tech, surround-sound show with a rock concert feel