The Rapidian


New WYCE station manager says Grand Rapids' music scene is "diverse and bursting with talent"

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 08-03-2018 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community Media Center is pleased to welcome Hayes Griffin as the new station manager for WYCE. Grand Rapids Community Media Center also includes Wealthy Theatre, GRTV, The Rapidian, Education and IT Services. Griffin hails from Ohio....

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Tuesday Evening Music Club begins July 3 at Frederik Meijer Gardens

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

Tuesday Evening Music Club is a family-friendly approach to exploring the Michigan music scene. Legendary local musician Ralston Bowles puts together a line-up of acts that explore varying genres to showcase the talent that deserves an outdoor...

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Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

The ninth annual Grand River Water Festival, an educational and musical event centered around the appreciation of water and its necessity to our lives, will take place this Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Riverside Park. The event will feature...

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Inaugural Three Stacks Music Festival to be held in Lansing Saturday

by (matt0berski)

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NEWS

Only four weeks after Fusion Shows hosted their fourteenth annual music festival BLED FEST in Howell, the Michigan-based concert promotion company will be putting on a new festival for the first time. Three Stacks Music Festival is set to take place...

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2018 Festival of the Arts celebrates rich tradition and new additions

by (ric72528)

Submitted 05-31-2018 under NONPROFITS

Organizers and volunteers are working hard to prepare for the 49th annual Festival of the Arts taking place on June 1, 2 and 3 in downtown Grand Rapids. Check out the 2018 program, lineup of food booths, performance schedule and map to plan your...

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Beethoven's mighty Ninth Symphony, plus world premiere, bring Grand Rapids Symphony's season to thrilling conclusion

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 05-22-2018 under OPINION

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is one of the crowing achievements of Western culture. The music, some of Beethoven’s best, stands on its own. Its message that all of humanity is a brotherhood elevates it to a whole new level. In 1989,...

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Enjoy 'Star Wars' and more at Grand Rapids Pops' concerts of movie music of John Williams, May 11-13

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 05-08-2018 under NONPROFITS

Through the medium of music, John Williams has created more heroes and villains than Harry Potter could summon with all his magical powers. The Harry Potter franchise of movies are just some of the many famous films for which Williams has composed...

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Grand Rapids Symphony, Symphony Chorus, bound for New York City's Carnegie Hall for Friday concert

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 04-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

The first time the Grand Rapids Symphony went to New York City, the goal was to go to Carnegie Hall, play a great concert, and show itself to be worthy of the hall that’s arguably the most important in North America. When the ...

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Grand Rapids Symphony set to return to New York City's Carnegie Hall with world-famous pianist, Brazilian music

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 04-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

The old joke about the world’s most famous concert hall begins, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” “Practice, practice, practice,” is the answer. You also roll up your sleeves and work hard to prepare a program,...

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Catalyst Radio: WMCAT talks teen music projects, Creston Brewery show

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young speaks with Mike Saunders, teaching artist at West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology's after school teen arts program. For more information about WMCAT, visit Catalyst Radio is the weekly public...

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