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A look back at Festival of the Arts' first 50 years

Submitted 06-05-2019 under NEWS

Festival of the Arts, Grand Rapids' signature celebration of arts and culture, celebrates its 50th year of free fun for the entire family.

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What Can You do in 15 Hours? Rest, Refuel and Recharge on a Roadtrip!

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Safe spaces. Professional growth. Expansion + transformation. UCC's Refuel Roadtrips are designed to provide all of the above in less than 1 day for local leaders of color.

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Bowl for a Cause Returns to Grand Rapids!

Submitted 05-24-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Local Nonprofit Collaborates with Fraternity to Raise Funds for Underserved Zimbabwean Students

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Marcelo Lehninger's mother, pianist Sonia Goulart, joins orchestra for Chopin and Brahms

Submitted 05-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Brazilian pianist Sonia Goulart joins her son, Marcelo Lehninger, for Grand Rapids Symphony season finale with Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2, Brahms' Symphony No. 2

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Grand Rapids Pops plays the great musical themes from 'Star Wars,' 'Star Trek,' 'Lord of the Rings' and more, May 10-12

Submitted 05-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music from 'Harry Potter,' 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' 'Superman' and many more films comes to Grand Rapids Pops stage May 10-12

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Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates women with music composed by women, featuring a female trombone soloist

Submitted 04-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

Former GRS principal trombonist Ava Ordman is featured in program of music by pioneering women in classical music on May 3

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Festival of the Arts' 50th Celebration poster commemorates Calder's La Grande Vitesse

Submitted 04-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

To commemorate its 50th year, Festival of the Arts is excited to announce renowned designer Stephen Frykholm as its 2019 poster artist. One of the longest running festivals in the state of Michigan, Festival of the Arts will hold its 50th celebration on June 7, 8, and 9 in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Grammy Award winner from West Michigan joins Grand Rapids Symphony and Choruses for massive Mahler Symphony No. 3

Submitted 04-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

GR native Michelle DeYoung won the Grammy for Best Classical Album with a recording of Mahler's Third Symphony. The mezzo soprano joins 250 musicians to perform it in DeVos Hall, April 12-13.

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Westside Outside promises to continue the legacy of the Annual Westside Cleanup

Submitted 04-09-2019 under NEWS

The Westside Outside is open to the public, it’s not too late to register to ensure a smooth check-in process the morning of.

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William Shatner connects at Star Trek II screening

Submitted 04-06-2019 under OPINION

William Shatner told well-honed anecdotes at a DeVos Performance Hall screening of Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan.

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