Before becoming one of the most prominent figures in the Civil Rights Movement, Malcolm X spent several of his formative years in Michigan.
Downtown Grand Rapids is full of hidden gardens and the Dwelling Place is offering a tour of four of those gardens this week.
On Wednesday, Aug. 2, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard will climb 112 stairs to perform the last concert of Grand Valley State University’s International Carillon Concert Series for the summer at the Beckering Carillon – Pew Grand Rapids Campus. The series continues, however, on GVSU’s Allendale campus each Sunday through Aug. 20.
Earlier this year, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss announced “Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big” as the 2017 Mayor’s Book of the Year. Now, Books and Mortar is hosting a book discussion in partnership with Local First to talk about the book and how Grand Rapids can become a “small giant.”
Author Erin McCahan is smitten with West Michigan, particularly Lake Michigan, so she made the lake a character in her latest book, “The Lake Effect,” which came out on Tuesday.
The music of ABBA kicks off the Grand Rapids Symphony’s Picnic Pops outdoor summer concert series tonight.
It’s free! The Grand Rapids Public Museum, or GRPM, is waving its general admission fee on Sunday, July 16 and inviting the community to explore its permanent exhibits.
The Grand Rapids Public Library’s GR Reads program focuses on more than getting people to pick up a book. The program is designed as a community building opportunity with a variety of events spanning the summer.