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Attention performers: 2019 Festival of the Arts performance applications now open

Submitted 11-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Planning for Festival of the Arts’ 50th year is officially underway, and now is the time to submit applications for performing during the three day event: June 7, 8 and 9, 2019.

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Grand Rapids Symphony and Chorus perform music that's 'unfinished, unanswered and incomplete' Friday and Saturday

Submitted 11-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

Marcelo Lehninger leads Grand Rapids Symphony and Chorus in Schubert's 'Unfinished' Symphony, Ives' 'Unanswered Question' and Mozart's 'Great' Mass in C minor that he never quite completed.

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St. Cecilia Music Center begins season with The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on November 15

Submitted 11-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

Five internationally renowned musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York will perform diverse gems from the 19th century.

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Frank Sinatra's biggest hits come to Grand Rapids Symphony stage in 'Sinatra and Beyond,' Nov 9-11

Submitted 11-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Singer and pianist Tony DeSare, star of Off-Broadway show 'Our Sinatra' joins Grand Rapids Pops for salute to Ol' Blue Eyes

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Leonard Bernstein protege will lead Grand Rapids Symphony in 100th birthday celebration concert

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth with music from 'West Side Story,' 'Candide' and more in an all-Bernstein concert, Nov. 2-3.

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Creston Vibes: Not your average open mic night

Submitted 10-26-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Creston Vibes, an open mic night at Creston Brewery, is unlike anything else. Held twice a month, each session follows a different theme. From comedy to heartbreaks and hangovers, the energy controls the session.

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings top Jazz pianist, Grammy Award nominee Kenny Barron to Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will feature one of the top jazz pianists in the world, Kenny Barron and his quintet on November 1, 2018, to celebrate their 135th anniversary season. The Kenny Barron Quintet will perform the second of four Jazz Series concerts in the 2018/2019 season.

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Bach Chorale of Grand Rapids in concert November 4

Submitted 10-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

Our upcoming concert will be one of our more intimate presentations, where we perform many songs a cappella. It is on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., in the sanctuary of Central Reformed Church in downtown Grand Rapids.

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WYCE celebrates programmers: Nancy Gallardo "Nanc"

Submitted 10-18-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Each day of our 2018 Fall Fund Drive, we will be publishing brief profiles of some of our programmers. Check out their stories and see What You Can Empower by making a contribution to WYCE!

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WYCE celebrates programmers: Jennifer WolfSchwallie ("JWo")

Submitted 10-17-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Each day of our 2018 Fall Fund Drive, we will be publishing brief profiles of some of our programmers. Check out their stories and see What You Can Empower by making a contribution to WYCE!

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