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Local Artist Highlight: Robyn Smith

Submitted 06-18-2024 under NONPROFITS

Avenue for the Arts visits the studio of local sculptor Robyn Smith. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.


Grand Rapids Circle Theatre stages "You Can't Take It With You"

Submitted 06-14-2024 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Circle Theatre's production of You Can't Take It With You stars a terrific, fizzy ensemble.


GRAM on the Green Brings Free Summer Concerts Downtown for the 15th Year

Submitted 06-13-2024 under NONPROFITS

Concerts take place on Thursday nights on the Grand Rapids Art Museum’s outdoor terrace: July 18, July 25, Aug. 1 and Aug. 8


"Beautiful" dramatizes Carole King's journey from high school to Carnegie Hall

Submitted 06-09-2024 under OPINION

Alyssa Garcia Bauer shines in jukebox musical dramatizing the rise of influential singer-songwriter Carole King.


Orville Peck takes off the mask

Submitted 06-06-2024 under OPINION

Masked singer kicks off Meijer Gardens's summer concert series with songs alternating between melancholy and rousing.


Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents National Portrait Gallery Exhibition "The Outwin: American Portraiture Today"

Submitted 05-28-2024 under NONPROFITS

New exhibition features portraits by 42 artists in a wide range of media


Artist Mario Moore Bridges Untold Stories of America's Past and Present at GRAM

Submitted 05-21-2024 under NONPROFITS

'Mario Moore: Revolutionary Times' on view April 27 – August 18, 2024


‘We’re not slowing down, we’re speeding up’: Saxon and Uriah Heep bring tour to downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-13-2024 under NEWS

British Metal legends Saxon and Rock icons Uriah Heep are set to co-headline at GLC Live at 20 Monroe


League of Women Voters holds reception for 2nd Annual GoVote Poster Contest

Submitted 04-30-2024 under NONPROFITS

A reception and month's long exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum celebrate the work of Kent County high school students


Filmmaker Spotlight: Dante James (Open Projector Night Audience Vote Winner)

Submitted 04-18-2024 under NONPROFITS

Dante James talks about process and inspiration behind his film that won the audience vote at Open Projector Night.