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

by (St. Cecilia Mus...)

Submitted 01-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center brings husband and wife duo Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn back to Royce Auditorium on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Performing last winter 2018, the duo sold out the hall to an adoring crowd. They are thrilled to return...

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings top Jazz pianist, Grammy Award nominee Kenny Barron to Grand Rapids

by (St. Cecilia Mus...)

Submitted 10-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) in Grand Rapids will feature one of the top jazz pianists in the world, Kenny Barron and his quintet on November 1, 2018, to celebrate their 135th anniversary season. The Kenny Barron Quintet will perform...

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Grand Rapids Symphony conquers Carnegie Hall with exciting evening of music in New York City

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 04-24-2018 under OPINION

The Grand Rapids Symphony has conquered Carnegie Hall. Once again. Nearly 13 years after setting foot on the storied stage for the first time, the Grand Rapids Symphony returned to Carnegie Hall on Friday, April 20, with an exciting evening of...

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Grand Rapids Symphony violinist honored with national award for Music for Health initiative

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Hospitals are places were most people would rather not be. More than 10 years ago, Grand Rapids Symphony’s Diane McElfish Helle found herself visiting her father in a neuro-intensive care unit in Pittsburgh. “In an ICU, anxiety, fear and...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Snowman

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under

Kick-off this holiday season on November 19 at 3:00 pm with the Grand Rapids Symphony and a showing of the classic tale The Snowman, which is based on the award-winning children's book by Raymond Briggs. The live orchestra performs along side...

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The 4th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation

by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 07-30-2015 under

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival! The 4th annual festival is Aug. 15 and 16, 2015, at Rosa Parks Circle, a central location in the heart of downtown Grand...

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Get ready for the FREE GRandJazzFest Aug. 15-16 in downtown Grand Rapids

by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NEWS

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation brings 10 diverse jazz performance acts to the Rosa Parks Circle stage in downtown Grand Rapids this Aug. 15-16 at West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival. The schedule is posted...

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Eastown Streetfair

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 08-05-2014 under

The Eastown Community Association along with the Eastown Business Association are hosting the 41st Annual Eastown Streetfair on Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. This outdoor festival will take place on along...

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Local beat-maker aims to use Grand Rapids to the fullest

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 05-06-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Music producer Shane “SuGR Shane” Sloan’s roots in music go back to early in his life. A native to Grand Rapids hailing from the northwest side, Sloan remembers his first experiences playing the keyboard. “I’ve always...

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Join a drum circle at Wilcox Park

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-25-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Community Drum Circle hosts public drum circles every Saturday at Wilcox Park from 6 p.m. until dusk. They hope to create an environment to stir the community together. The group says the public is encouraged to join them, and to...

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