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GRAM announces access program for low-income individuals, families

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 08-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced today that it has joined Museums for All, a national access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Association of Children’s Museums (ACM). Museums for All...

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Margo Price

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

Price’s music recalls hardships and heartaches -- the loss of her family's farm, the death of her child, problems with men and the bottle. Her voice , an alluring mix of vulnerability and resilience that calls to the likes of  Loretta...

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Marc Cohn

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

Best known for his Grammy Award winning soulful ballad, “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn has solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer-songwriters. Combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with...

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Pokey LaFarge

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

Incorporating elements of early jazz, ragtime, country blues, Western swing, and beyond, LaFarge has created a vibrant, deeply expressive body of work that embodies an expansive musical vision and vivid storytelling sensibility that are wholly his...

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SFJAZZ Collective

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

Super group San Francisco Jazz Collective appears at SCMC featuring Miguel Zenon, alto saxophone; David Sanchez, tenor saxophone; Sean Jones, trumpet; Robin Eubank, trombone; Warren Wolf, vibraphone; Edward Simon, piano, Matt Penman, bass and Obed...

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Joey Alexander

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

Learning by listening, Joey's early influences include Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans and John Coltrane, and he has a special affinity for trumpet players including Clifford Brown, Lee Morgan, Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis....

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CMS of Lincoln Center - French Virtuosity

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

Featuring pianist Wu Han, violinists Arnaud Sussman, Kristin Lee, and Yura Lee and violist Richard O’Neill and cellist Nicholas Canellakis. Leclair  -  Concerto in E minor for Violin, String Quartet and Continuo, Op. 10, No. 5...

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Giving great: Take gifts beyond average by supporting local, handmade this year

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 12-08-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Want to feel extra good about your holiday shopping this year? What if a perfect, one-of-a-kind gift was easy to find, would support the local community, and created a charitable ripple effect that will reach throughout the year? Here are a few...

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UICA hosts Dyer-Ives 47th annual poetry competition

by (shardaisy)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The 47th annual Dyer-Ives Foundation poetry awards celebration was held at the UICA on June 6, 2015.  Two local poets and professors, Linda Nemec Foster and Rod Torreson, were given special honors as part of the event. A large audience gathered...

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DisArt meets Art.Downtown.

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Despite the assumption that everyone has the same spectator experience, not everyone “sees” artwork in the same way. A new festival coming to Grand Rapids this spring will serve to change perceptions about Disabled artists, opening an...

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