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Celebrate 50th anniversary of The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' album with Grand Rapids Pops' live performance

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

Hear music from 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with Classical Mystery Tour and the Grand Rapids Pops, April 28-30, 2017.


Vagabonds frontman Luke Dean launches tour, full-album release

Submitted 04-24-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Luke Dean of Vagabonds delivers honest lyrics, emotional intensity in his highly anticipated full-album release.


Native American community feels disrespected over proposed restructuring of educational program

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NEWS

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, community members who support the Native American Education Program of the Grand Rapids Public Schools held a public hearing over concerns for the program's future.


Review: Flaming Lips bring the weirdness to 20 Monroe Live

Submitted 04-20-2017 under OPINION

The Flaming Lips bring signature oddness and spectacle to Grand Rapids.


St. Cecilia hosts wine tasting in newly restored historic building

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Eat. Drink. Be Merry! is on Saturday evening, starting at 6 p.m. on April 29, 2017 at St. Cecilia Music Center in downtown Grand Rapids.


Mike Hessman song chronicles his storied 20-year career

Submitted 04-14-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

New West Michigan Whitecaps coach set the all-time minor league record for home runs. A recently released tune by Howie Newman explores his baseball exploits.


Changing accessible nature of city through art, Disability Arts Now engages community

Submitted 04-04-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Transforming community through art, storytelling and dialogue.


Grammy winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn to perform at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 04-04-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Marc Cohn will be performing at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm. Cohn's hit song “Walking in Memphis” won him a Grammy Award for "Best New Artist" in 1991 which reached Platinum in 1996. This is his 25th Anniversary Tour.


Review: Julien Baker transfixes audience with quiet, moving songs at Calvin College

Submitted 04-03-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Julien Baker performed on Friday, March 31, 2017.


GRandJazzFest announces 2017 dates

Submitted 03-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Performers will be announced at special event on April 26 as part of International Jazz Day. GRandJazzFest will be held Aug. 19 and 20 in downtown Grand Rapids.