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St. Cecilia Music Center presents The Blue Note 85th Anniversary Tour Celebrating the Newest Eclectic Jazz Artists of today on January 18, 2024

Submitted 12-18-2023 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) presents The Blue Note 85th Anniversary Tour on January 18, 2024. Blue Note Records celebrates their 85th Anniversary with a U.S. Tour starring The Blue Note Quintet to honor the label’s rich history and to pave the way for the eclectic artists of today's roster.


St. Cecilia Music Center brings GRAMMY® Award nominated Singer-Songwriter, Musician, Poet, and Activist Allison Russell on January 16, 2024

Submitted 12-16-2023 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) presents Allison Russell — poet, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, and co-founder of Our Native Daughters and Birds of Chicago on January 16, 2024.


Local Artist Highlight: The Skinny Limbs

Submitted 12-13-2023 under NONPROFITS

Avenue for the Arts gets the spin from Max Knoth of The Skinny Limbs; local band headlining at The Pyramid Scheme February 24th, 8 pm. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.


St. Cecilia Music Center presents GRAMMY® Award-winning Blind Boys of Alabama on December 5, 2023

Submitted 11-27-2023 under NONPROFITS

The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform their exciting holiday Christmas Show at St. Cecilia Music Center on December 5th!


Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Stages Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Submitted 11-27-2023 under OPINION

Three decades after the movie's release, Disney's Beauty and the Beast retains much of its charm.


St. Cecilia Music Center brings the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Concert on November 9, 2023, continuing their 12-year Partnership

Submitted 10-26-2023 under NONPROFITS

Co-Artistic Directors of CMS – Pianist Wu Han, Cellist David Finckel – with Violinist Arnaud Sussman will delight the audience with an exquisite evening of Haydn and Beethoven trios.


St. Cecilia Music Center brings Jerry Douglas, Dobro Guitar Master and 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning Artist, to perform a special duo show with bassist Daniel Kimbro on November 16, 2023

Submitted 10-26-2023 under NONPROFITS

The amazing Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric guitar, elevating, transforming, and reinventing the instrument in countless ways. Douglas masterfully incorporates elements of country, bluegrass, rock, jazz, blues, and Celtic into his music.


In Funny Girl, Katerina McCrimmon Blazes

Submitted 09-21-2023 under OPINION

The first national tour of Funny Girl brings staggering talent to Grand Rapids.


Sweeney Todd Cuts As Sharply As Ever

Submitted 09-13-2023 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Circle Theatre's production of Sweeney Todd is a dark triumph.


Save the Date: WYCE to be at the Eastown Streetfair in September

Submitted 08-03-2023 under NONPROFITS

WYCE 88.1FM to have a vendor booth at 50th Annual Eastown Streetfair on Saturday, September 16