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Music

Wege Foundation awards Grand Rapids Symphony a $1 million grant for diversity, equity and inclusion

Submitted 06-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

A four-year grant worth more than $1 million will help the Grand Rapids Symphony engage with its entire community

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West Michigan's Loving Day Celebration kicks off today

Submitted 06-11-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Edye Evans Hyde, executive director of Ebony Road Players, is known both locally and beyond for her incomparable musical and theater talents. And this time of year, you will also find her immersed in a series of community events that make up West Michigan’s Loving Day Celebration.

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Imagining a world where love is the way

Submitted 06-05-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

It was a mere 51 years ago that Mildred and Richard Loving, an African American woman and white man, inadvertently and indelibly changed the landscape of love when they fought all the way to the Supreme Court for their right to be married.

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Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival Week, June 4-9, 2018

Submitted 06-04-2018 under OPINION

Following the success of the 2017 Festival and other related events, including the February 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration, the Grand Rapids Asian Festival team is bringing a whole week of Asian-Pacific-focused activities to the City.

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2018 Festival of the Arts celebrates rich tradition and new additions

Submitted 05-31-2018 under NONPROFITS

Organizers and volunteers are working hard to prepare for the 49th annual Festival of the Arts taking place on June 1, 2 and 3 in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Beethoven's mighty Ninth Symphony, plus world premiere, bring Grand Rapids Symphony's season to thrilling conclusion

Submitted 05-22-2018 under OPINION

The final concert of the Grand Rapids Symphony's first full season under Marcelo Lehninger was all about Beethoven in a big, thrilling way.

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St. Cecilia's announces new season of concerts, special events for Women's History Month to celebrate 135th anniversary

Submitted 05-22-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids will begin a new season of music on October 11, 2018 to celebrate their 135-year history as the oldest arts organization in Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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Rhiannon Giddens mesmerized sold out audience at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 05-18-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Rhiannon Giddens played to a sold out audience at the St. Cecilia Music center Thursday evening, providing the audience with a very powerful performance focused on the black experience in America.

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GRandJazzFest offers eclectic lineup for 2018 event at Rosa Parks Circle

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Saxophonist Euge Groove will headline 7th annual GRandJazzFest presented by the DTE Energy Foundation

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Enjoy 'Star Wars' and more at Grand Rapids Pops' concerts of movie music of John Williams, May 11-13

Submitted 05-08-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony ends its 2017-18 Pops Series with a bang with music from five 'Star Wars' films and many more by John Williams

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