The Rapidian


St. Cecilia Music Center Features the Benny Green Trio with 24-year-old Rising Jazz Singer Veronica Swift on March 7, 2019, the Final Jazz Series Concert of the 135th Anniversary Season

Submitted 02-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) features the Benny Green Trio with young rising jazz singer Veronica Swift on March 7 in the final Jazz Series concert of the 135th Anniversary season.


The Milk Carton Kids Perform with a full band at St. Cecilia Music Center on February 28 in the Popular Acoustic Café Folk Concert Series

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Milk Carton Kids and their Band will make an appearance in Grand Rapids at St. Cecilia Music Center on February 28 for the Popular Acoustic Café Folk Series


St. Cecilia Music Center features rising sensational The War and Treaty on Sunday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Submitted 02-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center features The War and Treaty in Concert on February 24 in what will be a stirring, sensual, powerful concert from two dynamic singers.


Grand Rapids Symphony holds 5th Grade Concert for an audience of just one lucky child

Submitted 02-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Winter storms lead schools to cancel field trip to hear the Grand Rapids Symphony, but the orchestra gives a special performance for just one 5th grader


Grand Rapids Symphony welcomes Itzhak Perlman, Olga Kern, 'Ghostbusters,' 'Up,' 'Home Alone' for 90th anniversary season

Submitted 02-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony's 2019-20 season salutes Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner, The Beatles, presents two Harry Potter films, performs all five Beethoven Piano Concertos


Lake Effect Fringe Festival takes over Dog Story Theater

Submitted 01-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Lake Effect Fringe Festival is a month-long celebration of local theatre at the Dog Story Theater.


Two of the world's most accomplished and innovative banjo artists, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, return to St. Cecilia Music Center February 9

Submitted 01-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

"As musicians and as songwriters, Fleck and Washburn are predisposed to embrace the entire world — its sounds and its occupants alike. Their latest album, Echo in the Valley, ties the many threads of their interests into a work that dazzles without sacrificing a shred of approachability”- NPR Music


Katie Kalisz: A Quiet Woman's Clarity

Submitted 01-29-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Local poet and GRCC professor Katie Kalisz will read from her just-released first book of poems, Quiet Woman, on February 21 at 6:30pm, at the Grand Rapids Community College Library. The reading is free and open to the public.


Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents The Seagull

Submitted 01-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents a new version of Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull from February 14–17 at Dog Story Theatre


GR Pops welcomes trumpeter Byron Stripling for a blast of ragtime, blues and 'all that jazz' Friday through Sunday

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, B.B. King and Muddy Waters comes to Grand Rapids Pops stage with trumpeter Byron Stripling, Jan. 25-27