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Grand Rapids Symphony welcomes Itzhak Perlman, Olga Kern, 'Ghostbusters,' 'Up,' 'Home Alone' for 90th anniversary season

Submitted 02-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony's 2019-20 season salutes Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner, The Beatles, presents two Harry Potter films, performs all five Beethoven Piano Concertos

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Lake Effect Fringe Festival takes over Dog Story Theater

Submitted 01-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Lake Effect Fringe Festival is a month-long celebration of local theatre at the Dog Story Theater.

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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

Submitted 01-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

"As musicians and as songwriters, Fleck and Washburn are predisposed to embrace the entire world — its sounds and its occupants alike. Their latest album, Echo in the Valley, ties the many threads of their interests into a work that dazzles without sacrificing a shred of approachability”- NPR Music

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Katie Kalisz: A Quiet Woman's Clarity

Submitted 01-29-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Local poet and GRCC professor Katie Kalisz will read from her just-released first book of poems, Quiet Woman, on February 21 at 6:30pm, at the Grand Rapids Community College Library. The reading is free and open to the public.

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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents The Seagull

Submitted 01-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents a new version of Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull from February 14–17 at Dog Story Theatre

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GR Pops welcomes trumpeter Byron Stripling for a blast of ragtime, blues and 'all that jazz' Friday through Sunday

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, B.B. King and Muddy Waters comes to Grand Rapids Pops stage with trumpeter Byron Stripling, Jan. 25-27

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Grand Rapids Art Museum and Children's Museum Waive Admission Costs for Furloughed Federal Employees

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Effective today, the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and Grand Rapids Children’s Museum (GRCM) will join a growing list of institutions across the nation in offering free admission for furloughed federal employees and their families during the U.S. government shutdown.

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iBall 2019

Submitted 01-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

WMCAT's iBall 2019 to Highlight Honorees for Imagination, Innovation and Inspiration

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The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts Offers Affected Federal Employees and Contractors Free Gallery Admission During Shutdown

Submitted 01-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

From now through the end of the partial government shutdown, UICA is offering free gallery admission for affected government employees and up to four family members.

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Meijer Gardens presents a landmark exhibition celebrating Fred Meijer's collection and legacy

Submitted 01-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

A National Treasure: Fred Meijer, His Collection and Legacy will commemorate the centenary of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s founder and namesake.

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