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Grand Rapids welcomes the Lunar New Year with fun, festivities

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 02-05-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

If you thought a glittery ball drop and a countdown to midnight complete with bubbly and kisses was an exciting way to ring in the New Year, prepare yourself for something even more exhilarating. Firecrackers, festive food, cultural performances,...

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Water's Extreme Journey Exhibit opening, Ethnic Heritage Festival at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Each year, the Ethnic Heritage Festival  gives visitors a taste of  music, dance, crafts and food representing the various cultures and ethnic groups that call West Michigan home. Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas have a long standing...

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CARE Ballet presents "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

by (careballet)

Submitted 11-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

This original ballet, based on Clement C. Moore’s well-known poem and set to traditional holiday music, has become a Thanksgiving Weekend tradition in Grand Rapids. Mischievous mice, dancing stockings, magical toys and Santa with his prancing...

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Movies in the Park celebrates its fifth season in Ah-Nab-Awen-Park

by (Megan Sarnacki)

Submitted 06-30-2017 under NEWS

DGRI is a community-powered organization in charge of city building and place-management in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Over the years, DGRI has made it their goal to continuously enhance the experience of these events. This season, DGRI has...

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Father, son share a special bond

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 01-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

Most parents only dream about this gift of time. For years now, Mark Romanack and his 21-year-old son, Jake, have traveled the roads together in their Dodge Ram pickup. They talk. They laugh. They plan a future. And when they arrive at their...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Emperor's New Clothes

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under

You haven't seen anything like it! The story of the Emperor's New Clothes told through music, and joined by a live illustrator! Sit back and enjoy the concert while the story appears before your eyes on the big screen!  

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Little Engine that Could

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under

I think I can...I think I can... Watty Piper's classic children's story comes to life with this unique performance by the Grand Rapids Symphony plus some special local actors.  

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Peek behind the scenes of CARE Ballet's "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

by (careballet)

Submitted 11-13-2016 under NONPROFITS

Creative Arts Repertoire Ensemble (CARE) opens the holiday season with its twenty-first year of “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” on Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 25-27). This year marks their move to a new venue, East Grand Rapids...

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Brunch with Santa!

by (jpawlik)

Submitted 11-09-2016 under

It's Christmas time in the City & Santa Claus is coming to town! Wheelhouse is hosting its first annual Brunch with Santa event on December 10th, 11th & 18th from 9:00am-3:00pm at the restaurant. Wheelhouse will be transformed into a...

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Brunch with Santa!

by (jpawlik)

Submitted 11-09-2016 under

It's Christmas time in the City & Santa Claus is coming to town! Wheelhouse is hosting its first annual Brunch with Santa event on December 10th, 11th & 18th from 9:00am-3:00pm at the restaurant. Wheelhouse will be transformed into a...

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