It’s only been seven years since Swiss singer Bastian Baker met Shania Twain at the Montreux Jazz Festival. She loved his music and they became friends. Today, Baker is the opening act for her world tour, NOW. The tour visits Van Andel Arena on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 p.m. GR|MAG had a chance to talk with Baker ahead of the performance.
Fun Home, the Tony-award winning musical, gets its Michigan Community Theatre premiere this month at Circle Theatre. The autobiographical musical was adapted for the stage based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, an aspect that the scenic designer for this production, Don Wilson, expertly integrated into the set.
What began as piano lessons in a little brown cottage around the neighborhood has grown into a musical training center for the whole community of West Michigan.
Get ready to sit back and be entertained this weekend! It’s opening weekend of Circle Theatre’s production of Tony Award winning musical “Fun Home.” Grand Rapids Symphony kicks off its 24th annual Picnic Pops summer concert series. You can also enjoy a bit of nostalgia with Appetite for Destruction, a Guns N’ Roses tribute band visiting the 20 Monroe Live stage. That’s not all. Check out all of our weekend picks!
From Grand Rapids to the lakeshore, we’ve got you covered with things to do this weekend.
This July in Grand Rapids is packed full of outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy! We found five fantastic events that will make your summer even better. Just don’t forget your sunscreen!
For $10 you can hitch a ride to the casino on the new Gun Lake Casino Express.
Opportunities to catch live music outdoors this summer abound in and around Grand Rapids. From free concert series’ to restaurants with live entertainment, you’re sure to find something that fits the bill – and possibly discover musicians you weren’t aware of before.
It’s going to be a hot one this weekend and we have plenty of outdoor events for adults and kids to enjoy! From Blondie to the World’s Largest Dog Wash, there is plenty to choose from. We also found some indoor events so you can escape the heat too!
Since 1991, the Heritage Theatre Group has been the place to go to see classic plays produced around Grand Rapids. Twenty-eight years later, the Heritage Theatre Group is gearing up to present its 2018 season with three summer productions running from July through August.