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Grand Rapids Symphony's "Rhapsody in Blue"

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Submitted 09-01-2016 under

Pianist Ralph Votapek, Gold Medalist in the first Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, joins Associate Conductor John Varineau and the Grand Rapids Symphony at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16-17, for the opening of the 2016...

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Forty years later, celebrated Grand Rapids sculpture returns to public view downtown

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Submitted 06-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

A seminal work of public art is back home in downtown Grand Rapids. Alhough "Split Ring" by contemporary sculptor Clement Meadmore never really left. A landmark exhibition of outdoor public art called "Sculpture Off the Pedestal...

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Boyz II Men Live At The Grand Rapids Symphony

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Submitted 06-15-2016 under

On Thursday, August 4th, we are excited to welcome award-winning R&B sensation Boyz II Men for the final performance of our summer season. Hear their trademark harmonies and infectious rhythms as your Grand Rapids Pops join them on hit songs...

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The Grand Rapids Symphony's Music Of The Beach Boys

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Submitted 06-15-2016 under

Come join the GRand Rapids Symphony at the 2016 PicnicPops. It's time for some Good Vibrations! Veteran California band PAPA DOO RUN RUN returns to deliver the tunes of the legendary surf rock kings The Beach Boys!Lawn Seats start at $18 for...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Queen

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Submitted 06-14-2016 under

Rock musicians join your Symphony for a night of Freddie Mercury hits with the music of Queen. Hear hit songs like Bohemian Rhapsody, Somebody to Love, Another One Bites the Dust and more. Get ready, because they will rock you!...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Rumsey Street Bazaar: Fabulous entertainment, fun for the family, June 10-12

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Submitted 06-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

Last year, Grand Rapids’ Rumsey Street neighborhood was home of ArtPrize 2015’s $200,000 Juried Grand Prize Award winner. This week, the Grand Rapids Symphony’s Women’s Committee turns the Roosevelt Park neighborhood into an...

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Grand Rapids Symphony unveils five-year strategic plan for innovation, collaboration, growth

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Submitted 05-27-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

President Abraham Lincoln knew a few things about getting a job done, beginning with how to go about it. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree,” Lincoln once said. “And I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” The...

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"Carmina Burana" closes Grand Rapids Symphony's season with a spectacular blowout

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Submitted 05-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

If you’ve never set foot in a concert hall, never heard a live, symphony orchestra performance, and have no clue who Carl Orff is, it’s still likely you’re familiar with some of his best work. If you’ve seen “Cheaper By...

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Grand Rapids Symphony plays 'Star Wars & More,' film music of John Williams to close 2015-16 Fox Motors Pops Series

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Submitted 05-05-2016 under NONPROFITS

John Williams is the most successful film composer in the history of cinema. The facts speak for themselves. The composer for the Star Wars, Harry Potter and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as for films such as Jaws and E.T. The Extra-...

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Grand Rapids Symphony rocks with Boyz II Men, music of David Bowie at D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops in August

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Submitted 04-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Symphony’s D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops over the past two decades has brought plenty of top recording artists to West Michigan each summer concert series. An appearance by The Temptations drew some 12,...

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