On Monday, in partnership with the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum (GRCM), the Grand Rapids Ballet will present a low-sensory dance performance geared towards children with autism.
Michelle Lusky still remembers when she first encountered African drumming. “I went to Djembe Spectacular at Creston Brewery and there were all of these people playing djembe—which was amazing—but when Heather Mitchell and Kama Mitchell came out dancing and singing, I was blown away,” she said.
Laurel Gaut might have one of the most fun jobs in Grand Rapids. Gaut is in charge of the Butterflies are Blooming exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
“As much as it’s important to give, I remembered it’s also important to know how to receive.”
This was Reb Roberts’ response after receiving the 2018 Guy Bazzani Local Legacy Award.
Although artist and Grand Valley State University (GVSU) graduate Maya Grant had never been on a plane before, one morning they woke up and felt an urge to explore and feel challenged.
Experience the stories and songs of twelve different cultures from around the world as Rangeela, Calvin College’s international cultural showcase, lights up the stage at the Covenant Fine Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24.
Muriel Zandstra first met Armand Merizon in 1962 when she was attending college. She lived next door to his family and took care of the children when their parents were out. The pair developed a lifelong friendship and she became a champion of his work and preserving his legacy.