Frederick Meijer Gardens

Tedeschi Trucks Band sends local man on spiritual journey

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-23-2014 under OPINION

Tedeschi Trucks Band (TTB) is more of a jam orchestra than a band. And for Charlie Jones, a local engineer, listening to them perform at Meijer Gardens on Saturday was nothing short of a spiritual experience. Led by husband-wife duo Susan Tedeschi...

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Beer tasting class offered with Michigan Beer Dude

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 02-12-2014 under NEWS

Ben Darcie, also known as the “Michigan Beer Dude,” will be at Frederik Meijer Gardens on February 18 from 6:30-9 p.m. to teach about his favorite beverage of all time: beer.  People who attend will learn about various beer styles,...

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Frederik Meijer Gardens continues annual holiday tradition

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-23-2013 under NEWS

On December 23, 26-28 and 30, Frederik Meijer Gardens will be extending its hours until 9 p.m. Currently on display are over 40 Christmas trees strung in lights and decorated in various ornamentation that reflect cultures worldwide. The display...

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Story Matters: Julie Coup shares favorite work over five years of ArtPrize

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-14-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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David Byrne and St. Vincent burn down the house at Meijer Gardens

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 07-10-2013 under OPINION

David Byrne has always been an eclectic musician. During his days as the frontman of Talking Heads, hoards of people were turned on to his quirky, uplifting-yet-serious songs including hits like “Life During Wartime” and “Psycho...

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