Lowe’s awards Binder Park Zoo project

A Binder Park Zoo project was selected as one of 100 impact projects, which is a part of Lowe’s 100 Hometowns initiative to celebrate the company’s centennial.

Grand Rapids Ballet to perform at Studio Park

The Grand Rapids Ballet’s company dancers will be performing for the first time since the start of the pandemic on Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. on the lawn outside of Studio Park’s Listening Room, 123 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapids.

Zeal Aerial Fitness launches Grand Rapids’ first bungee classes

Zeal Aerial Fitness is going to add bungee fitness classes to its studio, making it the first location in Grand Rapids to offer that type of fitness class.

Grand Rapids School of Dance to open

The Grand Rapids School of Dance will be hosting its open house on Aug 28-29 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 2401 Camelot Court SE, Suite D in Grand Rapids.

Great Lakes Music announces lineup for fourth annual camp

Great Lakes Music will be hosting its four-day acoustic music symposium from Oct. 7-10 at Camp Blodgett, 10451 Lakeshore Drive in West Olive.

Music is the only option for Gianna Stansell

Gianna Stansell was gaining momentum as a young artist when the pandemic hit last year.

Cars and Coffee returns to Downtown Market

Car enthusiasts from across the region will bring over 120 hot rods to display for the public at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market this weekend.

Nathan Walton switches gears but doesn’t lose momentum

Singer-songwriter Nathan Walton was in Alabama when the nation went into lockdown.

Chronicling music during a pandemic

Nearly every industry was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but one of the hardest hit was the music industry.

Local music prepares for a rebound

After a year of livestreams, writing and recording new music, Grand Rapids musicians are ready to return to the stage.

Lipstick Jodi realigns around new sound

For Karli Morehouse, founding member of Lipstick Jodi, 2020 was supposed to be a year of performing, writing, recording and releasing new material.

3 Mile Project set to reopen next month

After 17 months of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 3 Mile Project is reopening to the public next month.

GRAM announces lineup for GRAM on the Green concert series

The Grand Rapids Art Museum released the lineup for its free outdoor concert series, GRAM on the Green with WYCE 88.1 FM, which takes place from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday evenings July 29 through Aug. 12 at 101 Monroe Center NW.

Blues on the Grand festival returns to downtown Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids’ 97 LAV-FM will be hosting Blues on the Grand for three Thursdays at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, 198 Front Ave. NW, Grand Rapids.

Michigan Music Alliance seeks to connect industry

Musicians in the state now have more resources available to them as they navigate the new normal in their industry, courtesy of the Michigan Music Alliance (MMA).

Grand Rapids Drive change name to Grand Rapids Gold

The Grand Rapids Drive will enter the 2021-22 season with a new name, the Grand Rapids Gold.

Ready for a workout? Indian Trails Golf Course offers speedgolf

Grand Rapids-based Indian Trails Golf Course announced Tuesday that it is the first golf course in the state to be recognized as a speedgolf course by Speedgolf USA.

Belknap Park hosting music festival

Korn, Chevelle, Pop Evil, Rob Zombie, Gemini Syndrome and more will stop by Belknap Park as part of the 2021 Upheaval Festival.

Circle Theatre’s fundraising event celebrates ladies of soul

Circle Theatre is hosting its second annual Summer Fundraising Concert that will pay tribute to the ladies of soul at 7 p.m. July 12 on the lawn of Aquinas College’s Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Road SE in Grand Rapids.

Sunday Night Funnies returns to new location

The Sunday Night Funnies stand-up comedy show will return with its Kingpin of Comedy competition July 11 at a new location, The Guest House at 634 Stocking Ave. NW in Grand Rapids.

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