Reeds Lake Triathlon

Reeds Lake Triathlon heads to starting line

The 36th iteration of a local triathlon takes place this weekend.
rendering of Project 1 installation “Kaleidoscopic” at MLK Park by Amanda Browder

Are you ready for some (more) art?

The start of Grand Rapids’ newest public art display is fast approaching.
FlannelJax ax-throwing range

Ax-throwing range aims for Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is getting a new ax-throwing range.
Cruise-In Benefit classic car

Check out the final Cruise-In

A West Michigan furniture maker is hosting its final classic car show.
Michigan Irish Music Festival band on stage

Listen to culture at the Michigan Irish Music Festival

“You don’t have to be Irish to love this festival.”
Grace Kim

Setting the Stage: Grace Kim

If you are a regular symphony-goer, you’ve likely spotted Grace Kim in the violin section of the orchestra.
Judy Collins

It’s showtime!

Here are the performances coming to Grand Rapids during the 2019-20 season.
The Ring of Fire 2019 ensemble cast Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

Actors step into the ‘Ring of Fire’

Grand Rapids Magazine talked to the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre cast to find out what drew them to their roles and what Johnny Cash means to them.
James Sofranko

Setting the Stage: James Sofranko

Every season, Grand Rapids Ballet works to bring amazing performances, music, design and talent to the stage.
William Dunckel

Setting the Stage: William Dunckel

If you’ve seen a community theater production in Grand Rapids, you’ve likely seen the work of William Dunckel.
Crown Ether by Olalekan Jeyifous. Photo by Andrew Jorgenson

ArtPrize introduces Project 1

After 10 years of presenting its annual art competition, which included over 1,400 artists last year, ArtPrize, as we know it, has switched to a biennial competition.
Emilee Syrewicze

Setting the Stage: Emilee Syrewicze

Forget everything you thought you knew about the opera because Opera Grand Rapids is changing how people view opera — or rather, millennials are changing the way it is viewed.
Kyle Los

Setting the Stage: Kyle Los

"Hedwig and the Angry Inch” will make its way to Spectrum Theater this month as Actors’ Theatre’s season opener.
Bruce Tinker

Setting the Stage: Bruce Tinker

Misunderstood characters take center stage during Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s 2019-20 season.
female doctor drawing

Doctor writes her journey to the ‘White Coat’

A West Michigan doctor is sharing her story in a book.
giant chess board outside

Our top Weekend Picks

This weekend features days of face-to-face gaming — and much more.
The Pyramid Scheme concert crowd

Our top Weekend Picks

The weekend features a "classic" night of music from the '70s — and much more.
Polish Festival Rosa Parks Circle

Celebrate ‘all things Polish’

Food and beer are just part of the Polish cultural celebration.
28th Street Metro Cruise

Metro Cruise rolling into 28th Street

Hundreds of “cool cars” are ready to be seen.
Metro Cruise Warm Up

Warm Up for the Metro Cruise

There’s a warm-up act for the Metro Cruise, and it starts a day earlier.




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