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Grand Rapids Symphony's Holiday Pops is homegrown entertainment for a hometown audience, Thursday through Sunday

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Submitted 12-04-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grinch may be down on Christmas, but the voice that sings about the Grinch is anything but. Two years ago, Justin Hopkins, brought the house down in Grand Rapids with his version of “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” at the Grand...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Mary Tuuk ready to make her passion for music her profession as President

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Submitted 11-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

Mary Tuuk has spent a long career in banking for Fifth Third Bank and in retail with Meijer, Inc. Away from the office, the greatest passion for the singer with the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus has been music. Now, she’s about to make her...

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Attention performers: 2019 Festival of the Arts performance applications now open

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Submitted 11-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Planning for Festival of the Arts’ 50th year is officially underway, and now is the time to submit applications for performing during the three day event: June 7, 8 and 9, 2019. Interested parties should visit festivalgr.org and complete the...

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Grand Rapids Symphony and Chorus perform music that's 'unfinished, unanswered and incomplete' Friday and Saturday

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Submitted 11-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart surely must have been in love with his wife. There’s little doubt he was afraid of his father. One of the greatest prodigies in the history of music, Mozart spent his childhood traveling across Europe, performing for...

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Frank Sinatra's biggest hits come to Grand Rapids Symphony stage in 'Sinatra and Beyond,' Nov 9-11

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Submitted 11-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Frank Sinatra was one of the most popular entertainers of the 20th century as well as one of the best-selling recording artists of all time. Twenty years before fans screamed themselves hoarse at the sight of The Beatles, bobbysoxers worked...

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Leonard Bernstein protege will lead Grand Rapids Symphony in 100th birthday celebration concert

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Submitted 10-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Leonard Bernstein, a pianist, conductor, recording artist and larger-than-life personality, almost certainly is the greatest American-born musician the world has yet seen. He composed musicals such as “West Side Story,” operettas such as...

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Make It Take It: A creative happy hour to be held on October 18

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Submitted 09-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Make It Take It is a different way to network, catch up with friends and see the new WMCAT space on the Westside - all while supporting a culture of opportunity at WMCAT. By attending Make It Take It, attendees will directly increase equitable...

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Free ArtPrize concerts featuring Grand Rapids Symphony at The Morton, Friday and Saturday

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Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

  In Grand Rapids, ArtPrize is one of the biggest cultural events of the year, bringing artists from all over the world to West Michigan to participate in the $500,000 competition. Grand Rapids Symphony has entered the 10th annual exhibition...

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St. Cecilia Music Center launches 2018-19 season with folk artist Pokey LaFarge

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Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Louis-based singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Pokey LaFarge will begin his solo tour at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Pokey LaFarge incorporates elements of early jazz, ragtime, country blues...

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Festival of the Arts announces honorary co-chairs for 50th year

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Submitted 09-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festival of the Arts is excited to announce its honorary co-chairs for the event’s 50th year – Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ballet and James Sofranko, the new Artistic Director for Grand Rapids Ballet. The...

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