music

Frank Sinatra's biggest hits come to Grand Rapids Symphony stage in 'Sinatra and Beyond,' Nov 9-11

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 11-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Frank Sinatra was one of the most popular entertainers of the 20th century as well as one of the best-selling recording artists of all time. Twenty years before fans screamed themselves hoarse at the sight of The Beatles, bobbysoxers worked...

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Leonard Bernstein protege will lead Grand Rapids Symphony in 100th birthday celebration concert

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Leonard Bernstein, a pianist, conductor, recording artist and larger-than-life personality, almost certainly is the greatest American-born musician the world has yet seen. He composed musicals such as “West Side Story,” operettas such as...

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Make It Take It: A creative happy hour to be held on October 18

by (wmcat)

Submitted 09-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Make It Take It is a different way to network, catch up with friends and see the new WMCAT space on the Westside - all while supporting a culture of opportunity at WMCAT. By attending Make It Take It, attendees will directly increase equitable...

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Free ArtPrize concerts featuring Grand Rapids Symphony at The Morton, Friday and Saturday

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

  In Grand Rapids, ArtPrize is one of the biggest cultural events of the year, bringing artists from all over the world to West Michigan to participate in the $500,000 competition. Grand Rapids Symphony has entered the 10th annual exhibition...

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St. Cecilia Music Center launches 2018-19 season with folk artist Pokey LaFarge

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Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Louis-based singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Pokey LaFarge will begin his solo tour at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Pokey LaFarge incorporates elements of early jazz, ragtime, country blues...

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Festival of the Arts announces honorary co-chairs for 50th year

by (ric72528)

Submitted 09-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festival of the Arts is excited to announce its honorary co-chairs for the event’s 50th year – Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ballet and James Sofranko, the new Artistic Director for Grand Rapids Ballet. The...

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Blast of Beethoven kicks off Grand Rapids Symphony's exciting 2018-19 season

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

  At the climax of the 2010 film “The King’s Speech,” King George VI overcomes the stutter he’s had since childhood to announce that Great Britain was at war with Nazi Germany. As Colin Firth, who portrays King George, addresses the British...

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New WYCE station manager says Grand Rapids' music scene is "diverse and bursting with talent"

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 08-03-2018 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community Media Center is pleased to welcome Hayes Griffin as the new station manager for WYCE. Grand Rapids Community Media Center also includes Wealthy Theatre, GRTV, The Rapidian, Education and IT Services. Griffin hails from Ohio....

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Tuesday Evening Music Club begins July 3 at Frederik Meijer Gardens

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

Tuesday Evening Music Club is a family-friendly approach to exploring the Michigan music scene. Legendary local musician Ralston Bowles puts together a line-up of acts that explore varying genres to showcase the talent that deserves an outdoor...

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Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

The ninth annual Grand River Water Festival, an educational and musical event centered around the appreciation of water and its necessity to our lives, will take place this Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Riverside Park. The event will feature...

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