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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


Join the Grand Rapids Community Media Center in our summertime activities

Submitted 07-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

WYCE, GRTV, our Education Department, our IT department for non-profits, Wealthy Theatre and The Rapidian are all hosting events this summer to help engage you in making and enjoying media.


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


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.


Eastown invites Grand Rapids to celebrate annual Bizarre Bazaar

Submitted 06-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

This year’s event will be held on Wealthy Street, in Eastown on June 24, 2017 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bizarre Bazaar celebrates local craft persons, entertainment, food and the unique flavor of Eastown.


Photo Gallery: Pokey LaFarge and Lillie Mae at The Pyramid Scheme

Submitted 06-20-2017 under OPINION

St. Louis musician Pokey LaFarge and supporting act Lillie Mae brought a blend of country, jazz, and more to The Pyramid Scheme June 18th.


Mind Meets Music uses music to boost academic performance in vulnerable schools

Submitted 06-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Mind Meets Music who uses music to boost academic and literacy performance with high-needs students


Grand Rapids gathers to celebrate Asian culture, heritage at first festival

Submitted 06-13-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Grand Rapids hosted the first Asian Festival on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Rosa Parks Circle. The festival was a cultural celebration with music, entertainment, food and dance.


Pokey LaFarge swings through Grand Rapids

Submitted 06-13-2017 under NEWS

Pokey LaFarge, a St. Louis American roots musician, performs at The Pyramid Scheme June 18, 2017.


Ebony Road Players to host third Annual Loving Day Celebration

Submitted 06-08-2017 under NEWS

Ebony Road Players will be hosting a weekend of events to celebrate Loving Day, 50 years after the groundbreaking court case Loving vs. Virginia, and share the stories of West Michigan community members.