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Rumour has it (and learns from it) in Pigeon Creek Shakespeare's "School for Scandal"

by (jlschindlbeck)

Submitted 06-19-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Lady Sneerwell is infatuated with the young, libertine Charles Surface. Surface has squandered away his father's fortune. His brother, Joseph, is not much better in that he wants to marry the young ward, Maria, for her own fortunes. However,...

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Two rooms, four doors, six actors, ninety minutes of hilarious roller coaster is Circle Theater's Perfect Wedding

by (jlschindlbeck)

Submitted 06-06-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Have you ever wondered, “Should I get married?” A ticket to Perfect Wedding will hilariously answer that question. But don't look through the program for any clues before the curtain rises. The director chose to leave the plot away...

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1yr Theater Company presents two new, high drama, one-act plays

by (jlschindlbeck)

Submitted 05-02-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The 1yr Theater Company is presenting two one-act plays, Doctor Arthur, and The Moon Will Rise and Grow by Stephen Douglas Wright on May 13th through 15th. The plays act as part of a series of five original plays by Wright taking place between...

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Magic is the true star of Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company's 'The Tempest'

by (jlschindlbeck)

Submitted 04-11-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Magic pervaded as a mere twelve actors whipped the audience into a true-to-life tempest of wind and shipwrecks, laughter, absurd characters, and a general topsy-turvydom á la ‘Survivor’ meets ‘Gilligan’s Island.’ This...

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Catalyst Radio: Meet citizen journalism reporter Rob Cole

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features one of the citizen journalism reporters publishing on our news site, The Rapidian. With more than a dozen...

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[REVIEW] Bangkok Taste Cuisine

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 11-04-2010 under OPINION

As a connoisseur of great Asian food, I was excited to learn of Grand Rapid’s newest restaurant, Bangkok Taste Cuisine, which also is now the city’s sixteenth Thai restaurant. Its owners, the Kue family, aspire to bring out the Thai culture in the...

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Review: Michigan Land of Riches

by (austinlb)

Submitted 05-17-2010 under OPINION

Back in February, at a panel organized by the GRAM, Fred Sebulske, the founder of the Actors’ Theatre in Grand Rapids, bemoaned the poor coverage of local culture by the press in the city. He pointed out that the John Mayer concert at the Van Andel...

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