Over the weekend, Hospice of Michigan hosted its third annual Barley, BBQ & Beats fundraiser. Michigan barbeque joints and area distilleries brought the barley and barbeque, while area bands took care of the beats.
St. Cecilia Music Center kicks off its 135th season on Oct. 11 with a performance by Arturo Sandoval, a 10-time Grammy Award winning jazz trumpeter.
In the era of the smartphone, everyone gets to be editors. We listened, we learned. We have internalized the Hollywood process. Tell your story on Facebook, but keep it brief, boost the highs, dramatize the lows, and for God’s sake don’t try our patience and dare to be average.
There’s so much going on this weekend in Grand Rapids it was hard to choose our favorites. But we’ve done our best to narrow it down.
Movies in the Park has been rechristened Movies on Monroe.
Head out to Holland this weekend for the final days of Tulip Time or stay in Grand Rapids and get your glow on at Eve’s annual black light festival. You can also do some last minute shopping on Sunday for mom at Vintage Street Market.
Local and regional talent will shine on the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park stage this summer with the return of Tuesday Evening Music Club.
Grand Rapids Pride Center announced that En Vogue will make a visit to Grand Rapids in June for the Grand Rapids Pride Festival.
Into the Woods, the popular musical with book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, returns for a third time to the Circle Theatre stage.
The annual Kentucky Derby race is this weekend and several West Side bars & restaurants have found a way to get in on the action. Opera Grand Rapids and the Grand Rapids Ballet are both debuting new performances this weekend. You’ll also have a chance to shop local this weekend with Indie Flea Day and Free Comic Book Day!