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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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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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iBall 2019

Submitted 01-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

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

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings multi-talented Jazz musician Joey DeFrancesco and his Quartet "The People" to Grand Rapids February 7

Submitted 01-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

Joey DeFrancesco is a four time Grammy® Award-nominee, with more than 30 recordings as a leader under his belt. He has received countless Jazz Journalist Association awards and other accolades worldwide. Accompanying Joey DeFrancesco at SCMC will be his group, known as “The People”.

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Grand Rapids Symphony welcomes Spanish guitarist, Grand Rapids Ballet for a weekend of Spanish and Latin American Music

Submitted 01-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

Spanish guitarist plays the world's most popular concerto for guitar and orchestra, and GR Ballet dances to tangos by Piazzolla, Friday and Saturday

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WYCE Celebrates 20 Years of The Jammie Awards

Submitted 01-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

Jammies XX, WYCE’s Local and Regional Music Awards Showcase Celebrates 20 Years at The Intersection Friday February 8th, 2019

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Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates 89th birthday with music of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven

Submitted 01-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music Director Marcelo Lehninger leads the Grand Rapids Symphony in Haydn's Symphony No. 89 to mark the orchestra's 89th birthday on Jan. 11.

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Cirque stars celebrate the season in Grand Rapids Symphony's Cirque de Noel

Submitted 12-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, aerial artists and more join Grand Rapids Symphony for Cirque de la Symphonie's 10th annual appearance.

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Attention all Potterheads, Yule Ball is back

Submitted 12-04-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Once again, 20 Monroe Live is hosting the Harry Potter event of the year, the Yule Ball on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

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Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities hosts successful fall programs

Submitted 11-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

As part of the fall session, students at the Cook Library Center were given an opportunity to participate in a Project Fair. They wrote songs, made short films and took initiative as leaders.

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