Harry Potter concert returns to Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Symphony will perform music from the series' sixth film. 

Civic Theatre presenting ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

“A Streetcar Named Desire,”a tragic drama by Tennessee Williams, is coming to stage at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.
Actors' Theater presents "Passing Strange."

“Passing Strange” Reveals As Much About The Audience As It Does The Main Character

Sometimes you are on the inside, sometimes on the outside; sometimes you are straddling the two. Sometimes you’re before, sometimes after, sometimes right there in the moment. Relatability comes from one side and perspective from the other; juxtaposition of the two creates meaning. Humor, too, and in this case, some really great music as well!

Dash If You Dare, Zombie Dash Returns to GR

The seventh annual Zombie Dash 5K returns to Grand Rapids on Saturday, Oct. 20. In this fun, role-play race, runners represent a small band of survivors who avoided a viral outbreak. In this dystopian plot, racers are on a mission to scout out the urban quarantine area at dusk and survive the ravenous zombies who roam at night.
This white unicorn bathed in violet light, 10 feet long from tail to tip of horn, is featured in the special exhibition. © AMNH/D. Finnin

Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids Take Over Museum

Touch casts of a narwhal tusk, the lower jaw of Gigantopithecus (an extinct group of apes) and a life-size reproduction of the talon of a Haast’s eagle at Grand Rapids Public Museum's latest exhibition and learn about the mythical creatures these artifacts stoked.
Events with BeneFitz has teamed up with Atwater Brewery for holiday tours downtown.

Trolley Tours Offer a Glimpse of Downtown’s Most Decorated Corners

Grand Rapids is all decked out for the holidays and a series of trolley tours will help you glimpse all the best decorations.

GR Symphony Celebrates 89th Birthday with the Classics

Classical music’s most beloved composers, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, are at the center of this weekend’s Grand Rapids Symphony concert.
"The World Beneath the City" By Cracking Art - Milan, Italy. ArtPrize 10

Information About Project 1 by ArtPrize Trickles Out

The new biennial event, Project 1 by ArtPrize, which was announced earlier this year, has a date.
Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery

GR|Mag’s Top Weekend Picks

ArtPrize Nine is taking over the city. If you’re eager to admire the amazing art, ready to create some yourself, or simply looking for a way to avoid the art crowds altogether, we’ve got you covered. Grand Rapids is packed full of events for everyone this weekend.

Museum offers at-home resources for families

The Lakeshore Museum Center in Muskegon is joining a host of other cultural institutions that are offering activities and resources for folks to enjoy from home.
"Cacerolazo" by Saskia Jorda at GRAM. ArtPrize 10

ArtPrize Field Narrowed with Public Vote Finalists Announced

Round 1 of public voting has concluded and the field of ArtPrize 10 contenders has narrowed once again.
Grand Rapids Ballet hosting ‘The Nutcracker’

Grand Rapids Ballet Hosting ‘The Nutcracker’

One of the area’s most beloved holiday traditions is about to hit the stage.

Hollywood producer to speak during Compass College’s free webinar

A Hollywood film producer will share how his faith has guided his career in film and television.
LaughFest 2018 call for talent

LaughFest Is Looking for Local Talent

Calling all comedians. Think you’ve got what it takes to crack up the crowd on a community-wide stage in March?
Neil deGrasse Tyson copyright AMNH Photo by Roderick Mickens

Learn Something from Neil deGrasse Tyson

A famous astrophysicist is coming to Grand Rapids this week to ruin everybody’s favorite movies.
Cruise-In Benefit classic car

Check out the final Cruise-In

A West Michigan furniture maker is hosting its final classic car show.

West Michigan community bolsters Whitecaps

On a Friday morning in June, West Michigan Whitecaps pitcher Trent Szkutnik was up early packing lunches for Meals on Wheels recipients. Szkutnik, along with fellow players Spenser Watkins and Zac Houston, delivered the meals to senior citizens in Grandville.
Juana Williams, UICA exhibitions curator

The UICA Welcomes Juana Williams as Curator

Detroit native and art scholar Juana Williams was recently announced as the new curator of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA). Having a background that includes working for the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit and the Detroit Institute of Arts, Williams has a passion for community engagement and elevating the voices and experiences of underrepresented cultures.
Previous event hosted by The Diatribe.

Young Poets Show off Skills at Pop-Up Poetry Showcase

Some of the best young poets in Kent County will be performing at the Summer Poetry Pop-Up Show on Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. at the Outside Coffee Company, at 734 Wealthy St. SE.

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