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This weekend features a fun way to uncork your creativity. And much more!
Martin Luther King Jr. Park Grand Rapids basketball court

Project 1 Reveals Installation Sites

Project 1 has named three locations in Grand Rapids where it will make its debut.
Emonae Korean BBQ tonkatsu plate

Korean barbecue and karaoke place opening in Grand Rapids

Downtown is getting a new place that will blend Korean barbecue with karaoke.
Studio Park piazza

Studio Park opens downtown

The latest attraction in downtown Grand Rapids has opened.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Metro Health Christmas & Holiday Traditions

Meijer Gardens is exhibiting ‘Christmas & Holiday Traditions’

‘Tis the season to be jolly at Meijer Gardens.
Grand Rapids Ballet brings "Nutcracker" to life this weekend.

“Nutcracker” Choreographer Makes GR Stop Ahead of Opening

Val Caniparoli jokes that he’s a “Nutcracker” machine. A choreographer for companies all over the world, Caniparoli was in Grand Rapids before Thanksgiving to update his choreography for the Grand Rapids Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” which opens Dec. 1 at DeVos Performance Hall.
The Orbit Room

The Orbit Room Closes

A long-running concert and events venue in Grand Rapids did not ring in the New Year with a party.
Frozen Jr. musical poster Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

‘Frozen Jr.’ is taking the stage

A stage version of Disney’s “Frozen” is opening downtown.
Fowling Warehouse

Fowling Warehouse Introduces GR to New Sport

A new sport that combines bowling, football and horseshoes has come to Grand Rapids.
Home Alone movie cover

Grand Rapids Symphony presenting ‘Home Alone’

A Christmas classic is coming a little early this year.
LOVE by Robert Indiana

New Public Artwork Celebrates the Universality of Love

This morning a new statue was unveiled in downtown Grand Rapids and the organization behind it hopes it will serve as a backdrop for many people’s big celebrations.

Downtown transforming into a World of Winter

A World of Winter is about to descend upon Grand Rapids.

‘Hamilton’ delivers powerful performance

The touring production lives up to the hype.

Cross Country Ski Across West Michigan

There’s no better way to stay active, get outdoors and explore the area than cross-country skiing. This activity is fun for all ages, and there are a variety of trails between Kent County and Ottawa County offering varying levels of difficulty to meet every level of skier.
Yuka Oba-Muschiana in Yuri Possokhov's Firebird. Makeup and hair by Erick Gerson. Photo by Damion Van Slyke

Grand Rapids Ballet is presenting ‘Firebird’

The Grand Rapids Ballet is kicking off its next season with a collection of performances that includes music from the 1910 Russian ballet “Firebird.”
"Number the Stars" at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

Review: “Number the Stars” is Full of Bright Spots

World War II is a dark night in world history, hardly the topic one expects for a children’s book or play. But “Number the Stars,” a play based on Lois Lowry’s award-winning book, twinkles with a sky full of bright spots like friendship, family bonds and bravery.

Gun Lake Casino Bus Service Rolls Into GR

For $10 you can hitch a ride to the casino on the new Gun Lake Casino Express.
Celebration Cinema Studio Park interior partial

Celebration Cinema opens downtown

The movie theater at Studio Park is officially open.

Grand Rapids Winter Activities from A-Z

Got a case of cabin fever? Here's a list of activities to keep you busy all winter long.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat poster Circle Theatre

‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ is now playing

The re-imagined Biblical story of Joseph is being performed in town.

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