Event Review

Umphrey's McGee unleashes sensory thunderstorm at Meijer Gardens

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 08-12-2015 under OPINION

Shortly before Umphrey’s Mcgee took the stage for its 12th Grand Rapids performance since 2005, the dark clouds overlooking the ampitheater at Meijer Gardens were a sign of what was to come: Sonic thunder and visual lightning. With musical...

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Del McCoury Band brings grammy-winning bluegrass to Meijer Gardens

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 07-02-2015 under OPINION

As the sun sets over the crowd at Meijer Gardens, the stage welcomes the wit and good nature of Del McCoury and his homespun band of troubadours, as well as husband-wife duo, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn. Fleck and Washburn open the show with a...

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Review: Food Inc.

by (padams)

Submitted 04-05-2010 under OPINION

Chickens - hundreds of them, all plucked, gutted, and dangling from hooks by their legs as they move slowly along a long and winding conveyor. It's not an unexpected sight at a chicken processing plant, but as the camera pulls back, the viewer can...

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