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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.


WYCE, listener supported radio station holds fund drive

Submitted 04-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids community bands together to drum up support for "the best little radio station on the planet" with support from local businesses including Harmony Hall, Long Road Distillers, Marie Catribs, The Mitten, and Party on Printing.


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.


Grand Rapids Symphony joins Cornerstone University Chorale to celebrate new, $14 million Christ Chapel

Submitted 04-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony, for first time in its 86-year history, appears with Cornerstone University Chorale for a program of music inspired by stained-glass windows in new, $14 million Christ Chapel


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.


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"