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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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Million Meal March raises $48K ahead of Saturday hike

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

With the forecast for Saturday promising sun, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is heading into the Million Meal March Trail Hike having collected over $48,000 to feed struggling families. The Million Meal March is more than a fifth of the way...

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Tip Top Deluxe Bar and Grill delivers hotspot for Americana music

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

June 24 marked the year anniversary of the day Ted Smith and Frank Lennon opened the doors of Tip Top Deluxe Bar and Grill for the first time. The building located at 760 Butterworth St on the southwest side of Grand Rapids provides customers with...

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Founders Fest expands lineup, adds second stage

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

This Saturday, Founders Brewing Company will be hosting their fifth annual Founders Fest in front of their brewery at 235 Grandville. The festival starts at 3 p.m. and will include local food, art, Founders beer, and live music until the event ends...

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