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Live art, music create win for equity at Race Together

Submitted 12-09-2016 under NEWS

A diverse crowd gathered at CityFlats on Thursday evening to raise money for anti-racism work that saves lives.


Snoop is coming to Grand Rapids, are you going?

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg has set the music industry on fire since the launch of his career in the 90’s. How many weddings, school dances, club nights, can you remember hearing the smooth, laidback, metaphysical rhymes from this man from Long Beach, California (LBC).


Grand Rapids Symphony's Peter Kjome appointed as Baltimore Symphony President and CEO

Submitted 12-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

Peter Kjome, who spent eight years as a musician in the Grand Rapids Symphony in the 1990s, followed by eight years as President and CEO since 2008, has been named the next President and CEO of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra


WYCE's Bubble Bash to celebrate community radio

Submitted 12-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

On December 22, 2016, the 17th annual Bubble Bash for WYCE will be held downtown at the B.O.B.


This weekend: 'A Christmas Carol' to take the stage at Dog Story Theater

Submitted 12-05-2016 under NONPROFITS

This hilarious and heart-warming adaptation tells the story of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge who, with the help of some Christmas ghosts, discovers the love and joy of Christmastime.


Once again, "'Tis the Season to Embellish"

Submitted 12-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

A look at the history of tower bell to handbell ringing, including opportunities to catch Embellish Handbell Ensemble in performance during the holiday season.


Creative writing and music students team up for genre-bending performance

Submitted 11-30-2016 under NEWS

The Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy combine their creativity for a project that merges poetry and music into one show on December 16. The entire collaborative process is being recorded and will be featured on Michigan Radio in 2017.


'Light Up Downtown' this Friday with WYCE, City of Grand Rapids, DGRI

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

Community invited to 'Light Up Downtown' and celebrate the season this Friday, December 2 at Rosa Parks Circle.


MercyMe joins Grand Rapids Symphony for only Christmas show with orchestra in Midwest

Submitted 11-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grammy-nominated Christian group MercyMe joins the Grammy-nominated Grand Rapids Symphony for the only Christmas show the band performs in the Midwest with an orchestra this holiday season at the one-night only special event at Resurrection Life Church in Grandville.


Grand Rapids Symphony's David Lockington returns to DeVos Hall for marvelous debut as Music Director Laureate

Submitted 11-22-2016 under OPINION

David Lockington returned to the Grand Rapids Symphony's Classical Series in DeVos Performance Hall for the first time as Music Director Laureate with world premiere by Grand Rapids composer