The Milky Way: Charity Presentation

by (kristinsrevere)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under

Simply Born at Home is underwriting a charity presentation of The Milky Way Movie! Please invite your friends and join us at the Wealthy Theatre on February 4, 2015 at 6pm. Admission is a suggested $10 donation. Come by early to check out our...

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"Movies in the Park" dates set for third season

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under NEWS

Movies in the Park, which has become a summertime staple since its beginning in 2013, has released event dates for the 2015 season. Last year, attendance for the event reached a new high with more than 5,000 people present at the finale double-...

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Wealthy Theatre adding earlier screening of "Pee Wee's Big Adventure," Nov. 25

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Meanwhile Movie Series at Wealthy Theatre just turned five years old. "When we started the series, there were many types of movies in Grand Rapids, but nobody was showing cult-classic movies," says Erin Wilson, Wealthy Theatre Director...

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Movies in the Park to show The Rocky Horror Picture Show

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On Friday, July 25 Movies in the Park will feature "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on the big screen at Ah-Nab-Awen Park.  The movie begins at dusk and pre-screening events start at 7 p.m. Food will be available from GoNuts, What the...

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Local film production coordinator relishes role in company "family"

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 03-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

[This story is the first in a series focusing on the Grand Rapids film scene and the upcoming Grand Rapids Film Festival]. When Frankie Bailey attended a friend’s bridal shower in August 2012, she wasn’t expecting to get a job. “...

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Outdoor movie screen coming to outdoor parks, venues

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-28-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Downtown Development Authority has purchased an outdoor movie screen for use around the city. They are now in the process of determining what they should show, where movies should be screened and other details. To help them do that, they are...

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Frankenstein For President: local film maker releases silent film

by (scott warren)

Submitted 10-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Local activist and independent film maker Matt Judge has enlisted a small army of friends to realize his goal of writing and filming his first movie. "Frankenstein for President" is a silent film that Judge describes as "part horror,...

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UICA houses movie theater for art film seekers

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Located on the corner of Division and Fulton downtown Grand Rapids, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts hosts exhibitions from artists around the world. It also is home to a state-of-the-art movie theater that seats 198 people. “The...

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Celebration Cinema ready to build downtown

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 04-11-2012 under NEWS

Borrowing state of the art ideas from cities like Denver, Los Angeles and Chicago, Celebration Cinema said it is planning to construct a premium experience theatre in downtown Grand Rapids. Speaking to the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board...

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The UICA's new Movie Theater is open, here's why you should go...

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 10-24-2011 under OPINION

The Cinema is my favorite place to spend an evening. When that cinema is an independent establishment, my happiness skyrockets, shattering my personal (glass) happiness scale. There is a rare sense of unity in these singular unique locations, a...

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