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St. Cecilia Music Center will present Acclaimed Trombonist, Composer and Producer Delfeayo Marsalis and his Uptown Jazz Orchestra on Thursday, April 14 for an Evening of Big Band Fun

Submitted 04-02-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids features Delfeayo Marsalis and the New Orleans dynamic Uptown Jazz Orchestra to Royce Auditorium on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a rousing night of big band favorites.


Guiding Light Partners with Goodwill to Find Employment, Reduce Recidivism for Those with Criminal Convictions

Submitted 03-22-2022 under NONPROFITS

Through The Job Post, its talent placement firm, Guiding Light is finding jobs with companies that not only pay a living wage but are willing to provide the extra support needed so those with criminal convictions to be successful.


St. Cecilia Music Center Presents the Final Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Concert of the Season on Thursday, March 31, 2022 Entitled The Jazz Effect featuring music by composers Wynton Marsalis, Gershwin, Ravel, and Darius Milhaud

Submitted 03-17-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) brings world-class Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) to Grand Rapids for CMS's final concert of the season on March 31, entitled The Jazz Effect featuring music written by Wynton Marsalis, George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue) Ravel and Milhaud.


Quilted Works of Art by Carole Harris Opening at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

Submitted 03-16-2022 under NONPROFITS

'Carole Harris: Bright Moments' features five decades of work by the Detroit-based fiber artist


Eric: A Chronic Relapser Builds the Life He's Meant to Have at Guiding Light

Submitted 03-03-2022 under NONPROFITS

“I finally got to the point,” says Eric, “that I texted a friend and said I was going to die unless I got help somewhere.” That ‘somewhere’ ended up being Guiding Light.


Hamilton Still Thrills

Submitted 02-11-2022 under OPINION

Hamilton, which has returned to Broadway Grand Rapids after two years, continues to astound.


St. Cecilia Music Center Launches first-ever WinterFest from February 24 - 26, a three-night jazz festival featuring GRAMMY-winning bassist Christian McBride in various groups with his musical friends

Submitted 02-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center features "Winterfest" a new winter Jazz Festival in Grand Rapids featuring GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride and his friends, Avery Fisher Prize winner bassist Edgar Meyer, jazz singer Cyrille Aimée, and McBride's award-winning quintet Inside Straight.


Donors and Partners Help Feed West Michigan

Submitted 02-07-2022 under NONPROFITS

As an organization Guiding Light is centered at the crossroads of private, non-profit, and community-based entities. We are uniquely situated to collaborate and make sure that donated goods of all sorts get into the hands of those that need it most.


St. Cecilia Music Center Brings May Erlewine, One of Michigan's most prolific and passionate songwriters and folk artists, to the Acoustic Café Folk Series on Thursday, February 17, 2022

Submitted 02-03-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center brings talented singer-songwriter May Erlewine to Grand Rapids on Thursday, February 17th. May is a prolific and passionate songwriter, known throughout the Midwest and beyond.


Pay Rent, Build Credit

Submitted 01-21-2022 under NONPROFITS

In a partnership with Project Green, Dwelling Place is launching a rent reporting initiative for residents to pass along the benefits and savings associated with having a higher credit score.