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St. Cecilia Music Center brings Jerry Douglas, Dobro Guitar Master and 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning Artist, to perform a special duo show with bassist Daniel Kimbro on November 16, 2023

Submitted 10-26-2023 under NONPROFITS

The amazing Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric guitar, elevating, transforming, and reinventing the instrument in countless ways. Douglas masterfully incorporates elements of country, bluegrass, rock, jazz, blues, and Celtic into his music.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents First Annual LEGO Celebration

Submitted 10-20-2023 under NONPROFITS

Brick by Brick: The Creative Art of LEGO® opens Saturday, Nov. 4

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Grand Rapids welcomes Halloween with haunted tours

Submitted 10-17-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

In Grand Rapids, Betka-Pope Productions' Halloween haunted tours, led by Eirann Betka-Pope, explore spooky city tales. From unexplained voices at St. Cecilia Music Center to mysterious happenings at local theatres and the eerie Lake Michigan Triangle, the tour fascinates attendees.

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Local Artist Highlight: Jeff Ham Ceramics

Submitted 10-13-2023 under NONPROFITS

Avenue for the Arts investigates how the wheel spins with west Michigan potter Jeff Ham. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.

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'Wealthy Theatre Presents' highlights 16 experimental films by Michigan filmmakers

Submitted 10-11-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

The Wealthy Theatre and Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) have partnered to exhibit local films in a gallery setting. Running from Oct. 7, 2023, to Jan. 14, 2024, the "Wealthy Theatre Presents" showcase features Michigan filmmakers pushing artistic boundaries.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Opens Underneath Everything: Humility and Grandeur in Contemporary Ceramics

Submitted 10-10-2023 under NONPROFITS

Exhibition includes work by Ai Weiwei, Theaster Gates, Katayoun Amjadi, Donte K. Hayes, and more.

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Peaches Wilczak (Open Projector Night)

Submitted 09-14-2023 under NONPROFITS

Peaches Wilczak talks about process and inspiration behind their film 'Gnosis' that won the audience vote at Open Projector Night.

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Sweeney Todd Cuts As Sharply As Ever

Submitted 09-13-2023 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Circle Theatre's production of Sweeney Todd is a dark triumph.

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Local Artist Highlight: An Introduction to The August Connection at 325 Division Avenue South

Submitted 09-05-2023 under NONPROFITS

Exploring Fashion as an Art Form: Avenue for the Arts visits with an owner of The August Connection on the inspiration and creation of new vintage shop in the Heartside District on Division Avenue South. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.

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Local Artist Highlight: An Introduction to Cocoon Art Space at 327 Division Avenue South

Submitted 08-11-2023 under NONPROFITS

Avenue for the Arts visits with the owners of Cocoon Art Space on the inspiration and creation of an innovative new gallery space in the Heartside District on Division Avenue South. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.

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