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Fifth Tuba Christmas to assemble for impromptu holiday concert on Sunday

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-10-2010 under NEWS

Karen Dunnam plays the euphonium, and she is proud of it. When she moved to town six years ago, she came with a plan. Having already organized one in Detroit, Karen was determined to bring Tuba Christmas to Grand Rapids. TC is what it sounds like: a...

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[REVIEW] The Bad Plus at Royce Auditorium

by (royerd)

Submitted 12-04-2010 under OPINION

The avant-garde trio The Bad Plus (Ethan Iverson, piano; Reid Anderson, bass; Dave King, drums) opened their set at St. Cecilia's Royce Auditorium Thursday night with Igor Stravinsky’s “Apollo” and encored to enthusiastic...

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Audience captivated by Breathe Owl Breathe at first of two shows at The DAAC

by (ThomasAV)

Submitted 11-14-2010 under OPINION

Seeing Breathe Owl Breathe perform live is like being invited to watch your children hold a concert in your living room, only the beautiful music they hear in their heads actually comes to fruition. They welcome you into their world of adventure and...

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Public Invited to 14th Annual DIA Events

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 06-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) is sponsoring two inspiring and life-changing events that are part of the DIA's 14th Annual Gathering of Dominican Artists: 1) A retreat for artists and those who appreciate art;...

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[VIDEO] The Revolution is Not Like a Faucet: A Reading by John Ross

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 04-01-2010 under NEWS

Grand Rapidians gathered at Mexicains Sans Frontieres on Thursday, March 25 for a concert by Caribbean musical group, Akaray, and a reading by activist, journalist and Beat poet, John Ross.  Ross passionately discussed the 100th anniversary of...

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Rock Out for Haiti

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 01-27-2010 under NONPROFITS

Even two weeks after the 7.3 earthquake that flattened Port-au-Prince, the shocking images coming in from Haiti still seem seared on our minds. Thousands dead, thousands more homeless, hungry and thirsty. In the face of such devastation, what can...

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Chance Jones LP release

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 11-28-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

On Friday, November 27th, local band Chance Jones released The Incident at Primrose and West LP, yes, they released it on vinyl, at The Intersection. It's available on CD and for digital download as well. The band played two sets, the latter of the...

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Movement of Sound for M.S.

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 11-23-2009 under NEWS

   Billy's in Eastown was the place to be Sunday, November 23rd. There was a Bloody Mary bar, great drink specials, live music all day, a raffle and art on auction all for a fundraiser to benefit multiple sclerosis.    Anna Fisk...

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