Griffins Hit the Ice Next Weekend

If you haven’t purchased your tickets already for the Griffin’s season opener what are you waiting for?
Three portraits from "As Much Heaven As Earth" entry.

ArtPrize Nine Photo Gallery

ArtPrize Nine is in full swing and there are only a few days left to cast a vote for your favorite entries. The first round of public voting closes at 11:59 p.m. Saturday and the Top 20 entries will be announced on Sunday, kicking off the second round of voting.
Grand Rapids Symphony presents Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets in concert

GR|Mag’s Top Weekend Picks

With the excitement of ArtPrize still keeping the city bustling, GR|Mag had to include some interactive ArtPrize events to keep you busy this weekend. We've also got some seasonal fall fun for the now appropriate sweater weather, exercise for a cause, and Michigan’s largest and oldest tribute to the Bard.
"Portrait of the Artist: Jo Powers" by Donita Simpson

89th Annual Art Show Spotlights Michigan Talent

ArtPrize isn’t the only game in town. The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) kicks off its 89th annual Michigan Regional Exhibition on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m.
"Enmesh" by Leroi DeRubertis

ArtPrize Jurors Narrow Field to 20

Last night, ArtPrize jurors gathered to announce their 20 finalists.
Jackie Venson, Photo by Jinni J

Jackie Venson Accompanies Gary Clark Jr. in Grand Rapids

If you’re planning on attending Gary Clark Jr.’s show at 20 Monroe Live on Tuesday it’s worth getting to the venue in time to catch his opening act, Jackie Venson, who will be making a stop in Grand Rapids for the first time.

With New Album Lipstick Jodi Sets Out to Conquer Midwest

In the next year, Lipstick Jodi hopes to regularly play shows across the Midwest. In anticipation, the Grand Rapids-based band released its first full-length album and will celebrate its release with a live show on Thursday, Sept. 28 at The Stache, located inside of The Intersection.
"Past Perfect" by Jeana Eve Klein at GRAM.

Guide to GRAM’s ArtPrize Nine exhibits

ArtPrize Nine began on Wednesday and Grand Rapids Art Museum is eagerly anticipating the hundreds of thousands of visitors who will stream through its doors throughout the 19-day art competition.
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.
ArtPrize Nine, Sept. 20 - Oct. 8.

ArtPrize Nine Kicks Off in Grand Rapids

ArtPrize Nine begins Wednesday, Sept. 20 at noon and runs for the next 19 days.
Mary Brodbeck. Blanket, 2016. Mokuhanga (Japanese woodblock print).

Frederik Meijer Gardens Hosts Annual Art Competition

An annual art competition gives artists a shot at becoming part of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s permanent collection.
Meet "Whitenoise" from Park Ridge, IL. He's looking forward to arena racing!

Drones Race Into Grand Rapids for Championship

A unique event that brings drone operators and spectators together is coming to Grand Rapids next weekend.
Calendar Girls opens at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Sept. 15.

Review: Calendar Girls Celebrates the Most Glorious Phase

Civic Theater's production of Calendar Girls opens tonight and brings "a lot of heart."
Cottage Bar's Four Alarm Chili

GR|Mag’s Top Weekend Picks

With the school year back in full swing, don’t forget to have fun this weekend. From food to fashion to comedy, our weekend picks are sure to provide something for everyone. So get out and enjoy the nice September weather before it’s too late.
Marcelo Lehninger

Famed Soloists & a Trip to Carnegie Hall: GR Symphony Kicks Off Big Season

Violinist Sarah Chang made her debut with the New York Philharmonic when she was nine. Since that time, she’s performed and recorded with every major orchestra.

Bob Dylan Making GR Stop

Bob Dylan is coming to Grand Rapids this fall.
Royal Blood performs in Grand Rapids Sunday.

Bring Your Earplugs, Royal Blood Promises ‘Loud’ Performance

Royal Blood is not a quiet band. Opening for Queens of the Stone Age on Sunday night at 20 Monroe Live, Royal Blood plans to start the party.
Sheryl Crow skating around "The American Horse" at Frederik Meijer Gardens.

Local landmark makes surprise appearance in Sheryl Crow Video

A local sculpture makes a surprise appearance in Sheryl Crow's new music video.
Circle Theater, It Shoulda Been You

Review: “It Shoulda Been You”

Circle Theatre’s season finale, “It Shoulda Been You,” is a classic case of “here comes the bride.”
Jim & Virginia Goode posing in front of their "Afghanistan to Morocco" collection.

Worlds Away: Local Couple Exhibits Middle Eastern Art Collection

You won't find trinkets, snow globes or decorative spoons crowding their bookshelves; and there's surely no junk drawer in the kitchen stuffed with key chains or miniature statues of tourist attractions. No, Jim and Virginia Goode aren't your average collectors.




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