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JoAnn Falletta, trailblazing female conductor, joins Grand Rapids Symphony for concerts in DeVos Hall

Submitted 03-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

Two-time Grammy Award winning conductor returns to Grand Rapids with some of her favorite music this weekend during Women's History Month

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American Music Prize Winner Margo Price to appear at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 03-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center brings rising star Nashville singer Margo Price to Grand Rapids on April 6, 2017 at 7:30. Price recently won the 2017 American Music Prize that recognizes the year's best debut album

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Grand Rapids Pops St. Patrick's Day celebration welcomes Irish singer Cathie Ryan from Detroit

Submitted 03-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Former lead singer for all-women Celtic ensemble Cherish the Ladies has deep roots in the Emerald Isle, but she grew up in the Motor City.

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Grand Rapids' first annual Asian Festival debuts in summer 2017

Submitted 03-07-2017 under NEWS

To raise awareness about and share the food, entertainment, and traditions of Asian culture, a team of eight Grand Rapids community members has come together to plan and execute the City’s first Asian Festival.

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The Right Now returns to Founders Brewing to kick off eight show tour

Submitted 03-03-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Soul pop band The Right Now kicks off an eight show tour at Founders Brewing on March 25 to debut their new album: Starlight.

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Symphony celebrates music of J.S. Bach at eleventh Grand Rapids Bach Festival

Submitted 02-28-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The eleventh biennial celebration of the music of J.S. Bach, founded by Linn Maxwell Keller, opens March 5 with multiple events in Grand Rapids

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"Let's Talk GR Music" latest meeting covers marketing, promotion

Submitted 02-28-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

I look back at recent meeting with John Sinkevics of LocalSpins.com.

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Premiere of WMCAT student-produced documentary will highlight local social justice and equity

Submitted 02-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

The documentary, in partnership with the Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives, will premiere on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at UICA. Admission is free, and a panel discussion will follow.

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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.

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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.

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