downtown events

Festival of the Arts to celebrate creativity, community

by (empichot)

Submitted 06-06-2013 under NEWS

The Festival of the Arts provides plenty of opportunities for gazing at local intriguing works of art while listening to local live music with locally made food in hand. This year some new and exciting things are put into the mix. The Circle Stage...

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UICA houses movie theater for art film seekers

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Located on the corner of Division and Fulton downtown Grand Rapids, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts hosts exhibitions from artists around the world. It also is home to a state-of-the-art movie theater that seats 198 people. “The...

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The Life And Times, Lights At Sea & Charles The Osprey @ The Pyramid Scheme

by (Carolyn)

Submitted 06-23-2011 under

$10 FOR AGES 18-20 $8 FOR 21+ AND ADVANCE TICKETS Tickets: The Life And Times, Lights At Sea, Charles The Osprey & Between Brains @ The Pyramid...

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Beauty salons making over the city

by (Nikki Moisan)

Submitted 03-30-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Choosing a beauty salon in downtown Grand Rapids can be a daunting task. In the half-mile between Sheldon Boulevard and Ionia Avenue alone, there are several to choose from. I spoke with upper management in three of these businesses to get a better...

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