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Bartending competition to support local hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Tuesday, March 11, T.G.I. Friday’s of Kentwood is hosting a flair bartending competition where mixologists will display their skills and auction off their creations along with a host of other prizes to benefit Feeding America West Michigan...

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Greensky Bluegrass to throw New Year's Eve party at The Intersection

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 12-17-2013 under OPINION

Fresh off a fall tour, spanning three months and nearly 50 shows at some of the nation’s top venues, Greensky Bluegrass has chosen Grand Rapids for this year’s New Year’s Eve party. They will be performing at the Intersection...

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Eastown to celebrate 40th annual Streetfair

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 09-12-2013 under NEWS

"It's a really great time for Eastown residents, as well as visitors, to celebrate Eastown and see all the local businesses and restaurants." says Lindsey Ruffins, Director at the Eastown Community Association, "It's a chance...

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Eastown Streetfair now accepting applicant registration

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-03-2013 under NEWS

UPDATE:  All vendor spots for StreetFair 2013 are now full. Anyone still interested can contact Eastown Community Association to be added to the waiting list. For artists and nonprofits interested in participating in the annual...

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Grand Rapids-based band Field ready for listeners

by (Davis Dryer)

Submitted 07-17-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids-based band Field has begun its entry into the scene of live music, and they’re eager to dive in. Field’s entrance into playing live has been a long time coming- the band first formed nearly a year ago. Within the month,...

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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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Founders Fest proves itself supreme Grand Rapids party

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-26-2013 under OPINION

On the brick-laced Grandville Avenue in between Cherry and Bartlett, the sixth annual Founders Fest once again lived up to my expectations of being the ultimate one-day celebration of beer and music. Even on this incredibly hot and humid day, the...

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"TRIP THE LIGHT: MYTHICAL" at Wealthy Theatre, May 11

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Presale tickets are on sale now for TRIP THE LIGHT: MYTHICAL which takes place at Wealthy Theatre on May 11, 2013 at 8 p.m. Grand Rapids dance collective Dance in the Annex (DITA) performs two annual, collaborative dance/music concerts at Wealthy...

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Get cozy with West Michigan's music scene at the WYCE Jammies XIV

by (adrian)

Submitted 02-21-2013 under OPINION

The Jammie awards presentation is the quintessential local music event for West Michigan. Once again hosted by the Intersection and Bells Brewery, 88.1 FM WYCE's event welcomes music lovers of all ages to an evening with 24 local bands back to...

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"Salmagundi: calm seas" Friday at Wealthy Theatre - live modern dance, music and film

by (DITA)

Submitted 11-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Artists from Ann Arbor to Nebraska are collaborating with their counterparts in Grand Rapids, live on stage at Wealthy Theatre on Friday, for"Salmagundi: calm seas" - the fourth annual fall concert by Dance in the Annex (DITA). This event...

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