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One of the world's best-known, best-dressed pianists, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, joins Symphony this weekend

Submitted 10-02-2018 under NONPROFITS

One of the world's most illustrious pianists, Jean-Yves Thibaudet makes his Grand Rapids Rapids Symphony debut on Oct. 5-6.

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CARE dancers bring Narnia to life

Submitted 10-01-2018 under NONPROFITS

CARE Ballet presents the magical tale "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" on October 6 & 7, 2018 at East Grand Rapids Performing Arts Center.

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Make It Take It: A creative happy hour to be held on October 18

Submitted 09-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Join WMCAT for a creative happy hour, Make It Take It, on Thursday, October 18 from 6-9 pm for appetizers, drinks, music, and creative activities!

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Free ArtPrize concerts featuring Grand Rapids Symphony at The Morton, Friday and Saturday

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony presents cutting-edge new music by four emerging composers entered in ArtPrize 2018.

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Downtown Market hosting annual Small Plates, Big Impact fundraiser on October 11

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

The event benefits Downtown Market’s nonprofit education foundation including culinary medicine, job training and entrepreneur programs. Tickets include libations and a strolling dinner throughout the Market Hall featuring exclusive small plate dining experiences from various Market vendors.

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St. Cecilia Music Center launches 2018-19 season with folk artist Pokey LaFarge

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) will begin a new season of music on October 4, 2018 launching the Folk Series with popular artist Pokey LaFarge. This season will be SCMC’s celebration of their 135-year history as the oldest performing arts organization in Grand Rapids.

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Grand Rapids Symphony bids farewell to Rich DeVos to open 2018-19 season

Submitted 09-18-2018 under OPINION

Music Director Marcelo Lehninger welcomed violinist Karen Gomyo for the opening concerts of the Grand Rapids Symphony's 2018-19 season on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15

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Jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli joins Grand Rapids Pops for ‘McCartney and More’ this weekend

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Sir Paul personally asked John Pizzarelli to record and perform McCartney's songs in the style of jazz standards from the Great American Songbook

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Grand Rapids Symphony will remember philanthropist Rich DeVos at season-opening concerts Friday, Saturday

Submitted 09-11-2018 under NONPROFITS

Philanthropist Rich DeVos will be remembered with remarks and special music at the Grand Rapids Symphony's season-opening concerts Sept. 14-15.

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Festival of the Arts announces honorary co-chairs for 50th year

Submitted 09-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festival of the Arts announces its honorary co-chairs for the event’s 50th year – Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ballet and James Sofranko, the new Artistic Director for Grand Rapids Ballet. The two were selected to celebrate the link to the very first Festival of the Arts.

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