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Zelda, Halo, Final Fantasy and more at Grand Rapids Symphony's 'Video Games Live!'

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 01-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

You’ve spent countless hours playing Mario™, Zelda™, Halo®, and Final Fantasy®. You know every tip and every twist. The upcoming release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has you waiting with baited breath. You...

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Christmas is in the air at Grand Rapids Symphony's Cirque de Noel shows

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 12-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

Christmas is in the air. You can see it in the eyes of a child, gazing on holiday decorations. You can hear it in the voices of carolers. In DeVos Performance Hall this week, you really will be able to see it and hear it in the air. The Grand Rapids...

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Grand Rapids Ballet's 'The Nutcracker,' featuring the Grand Rapids Symphony, is a West Michigan tradition

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 12-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Nutcracker Ballet is one of the most enduring of all American holiday traditions. Never mind that the original story was written by a German, that the music was composed by a Russian or the choreography was created by a French choreographer and...

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Independent music label dizzybird records celebrates second year

by (Ashley Durham)

Submitted 12-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Dizzybird records just celebrated their second anniversary last month and the Grand Rapids independent music label doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. The label was started in 2014 by music content manager, Brian Hoekstra, and venue manager...

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Live art, music create win for equity at Race Together

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 12-09-2016 under NEWS

Surrounded by party-goers with cocktails in their hands, artist J.A. Medcalf worked steadily at his easel with a palette of browns, reds and blues for over three hours. The music of Vox Vidorra played in the background, spirited and soulful,...

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Snoop is coming to Grand Rapids, are you going?

by (JW Newson)

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg has set the music industry on fire since the launch of his career in the 90’s. Grand Rapids may get a little hazy on December 20. The reason is not attributed to fog or pollution but the...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's St. Patrick's Day Celebration

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under

Irish eyes will be smilin’ when Cathie Ryan (formerly of Celtic favorite Cherish the Ladies) sings Celtic classics. Celebrate the wearin’ o’ the green in this concert of favorites from the Emerald Isle, including Danny Boy and more...

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Amid post-election tension, Race Together to celebrate equity

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under NEWS

In these post-election days of increased harassment for members of marginalized communities, Partners for a Racism-Free Community (PRFC) is hosting a celebration of the racial, ethnic and religious diversity of West Michigan. Anyone who wants to...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Wolverine Worldwide Holiday Pops ushers in the most wonderful time of the year

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under OPINION

When the holidays beckon, it’s the most wonderful time of the year to be a musician. It’s even better to be in the audience at the Grand Rapids Pops. The weather outside wasn’t frightful, but the music sure was delightful for...

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Creative writing and music students team up for genre-bending performance

by (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 11-30-2016 under NEWS

Students at the Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy are coming together for a brand new collaborative project, a free night of Spoken Word + Music. On December 16, CYC students will perform original poetry at the Wealthy Theatre Annex...

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