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Local theatre's modern rock musical engages with hilarious chaos, neuroses

Submitted 07-21-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Circle Theatre presents FIRST DATE, a 90-min modern rock musical at Aquinas College Performing Arts Center on July 14 – 30th.


Rumour has it (and learns from it) in Pigeon Creek Shakespeare's "School for Scandal"

Submitted 06-19-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents Richard Sheridan’s “School for Scandal” at the Dog Story Theater (7 Jefferson SE in Grand Rapids) June 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. and June 26 at 3 p.m.


Two rooms, four doors, six actors, ninety minutes of hilarious roller coaster is Circle Theater's Perfect Wedding

Submitted 06-06-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Circle Theater presents Perfect Wedding, a British bedroom farce by Robin Hawden at Aquinas College Performing Arts Center.


Circle Theatre honors Long-time Broadway Favourite with CATS

Submitted 05-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Circle Theatre offers a two-hour cat dance soiree invitation with their 2016 season opener of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS. Performances are May 6 & 7, 11-14, 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and May 15 at 5 p.m at the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center


Magic is the true star of Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company's 'The Tempest'

Submitted 04-11-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest at the Dog Story Theater (7 Jefferson SE in Grand Rapids) April 15-17 and 22-24.


Partners for a Racism-Free Community brings culture, cocktails, comedy to event

Submitted 12-10-2015 under NEWS

The local organization asks what you would give to end racism in an event geared towards getting attendees comfortable with feeling uncomfortable.


Jurors' Shortlist Announcement narrows selection for ArtPrize winners

Submitted 09-29-2015 under NEWS

During the Jurors' Shortlist Announcement on September 28 at the ArtPrize HUB, five jurors announced their top selections, and talked about what makes ArtPrize- and our community's interaction with it- important.


cHURCH OF MONIKA invites performers of all genres to participate in ArtPrize

Submitted 09-28-2015 under OPINION

Monika Wuhrer’s open source ArtPrize entry at SiTE:LAB turns the stage over to local community and dialogue.


Summer jazz series brings free music to Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Submitted 08-12-2015 under OPINION

The sixth performance of this summer's Jazz in the Park series featured the Steve Sandner Quintet. Two more free Monday night events round out the series yet this summer.


Loosely Bound exhibition consists of beautiful pieces backed by powerful concept

Submitted 08-04-2015 under OPINION

Loosely Bound at (106) Gallery and Studio presents work from five artists based around making sense of and materializing the ephemeral quality of time.