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Rhiannon Giddens mesmerized sold out audience at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 05-18-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Rhiannon Giddens played to a sold out audience at the St. Cecilia Music center Thursday evening, providing the audience with a very powerful performance focused on the black experience in America.

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Artist feature from UICA: Plant Parenthood

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Plant Parenthood is an Improv Comedy troupe formed in 2015 when the founding members met at Comedy Outlet Mondays, a recurring comedy show at Dog Story Theater.

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New show 'Space School' coming to public museum's planetarium

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium, Space School, will feature astronauts training underwater for working in space.

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Enjoy 'Star Wars' and more at Grand Rapids Pops' concerts of movie music of John Williams, May 11-13

Submitted 05-08-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony ends its 2017-18 Pops Series with a bang with music from five 'Star Wars' films and many more by John Williams

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Lass Laugh Comedy Festival makes its debut this month

Submitted 05-03-2018 under NEWS

Kristin Hirsch thought up the idea of Lass Laugh, and Amy Gascon believed in this vision and wanted to help bring it to light. The community for Lass Laugh started building long before opening night.

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Michigan Ballet Academy to perform Cinderella

Submitted 04-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

Students from the Academy will be performing this version of the world’s most beloved story on April 28 and 29, 2018 at the Jenison Center for the Arts.

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Grand Rapids Symphony, Symphony Chorus, bound for New York City's Carnegie Hall for Friday concert

Submitted 04-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony, joined by the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus and Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire, returns to New York City's Carnegie Hall on Friday for the first time in nearly 13 years.

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Spring brings opportunities to support local, independent radio

Submitted 04-17-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

WYCE's Spring Fund Drive begins Friday, April 20, 2018 and is followed by a programmer training orientation and the National Federation for Community Broadcasters Midwest Summit.

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Guest director says Akeelah and the Bee helps broaden audience's perspective

Submitted 04-17-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre welcomes Akeelah and the Bee from April 20-29, 2018.

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Grand Rapids Symphony set to return to New York City's Carnegie Hall with world-famous pianist, Brazilian music

Submitted 04-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

13 years after making its Carnegie Hall debut, the Grand Rapids Symphony, joined by its Symphony Chorus, returns with a program of Brazilian and Spanish-flavored music they'll perform April 13-14 in DeVos Hall.

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