Artist & gallery owner Madison May

Conflict, Comfort and Convention

When a difficult childhood and troubling high school experiences left 24-year-old Madison Nicole May with a hefty emotional burden to bear, the Grand Rapids native decided to make the most of it, channeling her pain into art to overcome the past.
roller skates skating

Lace up your roller skates

You can skate to the groove of fast-moving tunes downtown this week.

Muskegon welcomes Great Lakes surfers

The Great Lakes Surf Festival will take place at Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon on Saturday, Aug. 12.
Bruce Tinker

Setting the Stage: Bruce Tinker

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

Video captures emotions of life in quarantine

Ingalls Pictures, a family-owned video production company in Grand Rapids, announced the release of a video tribute to resilience and caring during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Holland to celebrate Downtown Day

The city of Holland is inviting community members to come enjoy its downtown offerings Saturday.

Grand Rapids Symphony to honor community leaders with online gala, concert

The Grand Rapids Symphony is combining an annual concert and gala into one online event this year.

Unity Christian Music Festival returns

A concert series will bring popular Christian contemporary artists to West Michigan for a four-night music festival. 
Downtown Holland Street Perormer Series dancers

Could You Be a Street Performer?

If you’ve ever wanted to be a street performer, now’s your chance.
Metro Grand Rapids music venue bar

Urban Music Venue Opening Doors

The music scene in Grand Rapids is growing.
CARE Ballet 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

CARE Ballet is producing ”Twas the Night Before Christmas”

The holiday season is in full swing.

Globetrotters push the limits at Van Andel

Grand Rapids will be the home of a high flying and slam-dunking festive atmosphere for one evening. 

Meijer LPGA Classic introduces virtual run and walk event

Michiganders can compete in Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give’s new Virtual Run & Walk Challenge, starting Monday and ending June 20.

Cars and Coffee returns to Downtown Market

Car enthusiasts from across the region will bring over 120 hot rods to display for the public at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market this weekend.
Irish on Ionia crowd DJ stage Grand dowtown Rapids

Things to do this St. Paddy’s Day weekend

In addition to Irish on Ionia (which hails the return of the popular outdoor street party, back after a three year hiatus), there’s a diverse range of activities taking place throughout the city this weekend starting tonight with some ‘Pop’ stars from Muskegon.
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre A Street Car Named Desire poster

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Releases Schedule

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre has announced its schedule for the 2019-20 season.

Listening Room to welcome Grammy Award-winning musician

A five-time Grammy Award-winning composer and trumpeter will perform in Grand Rapids.

A revolutionary idea!

Broadway Grand Rapids has announced a fundraising initiative as well as an exciting series of community collaborations throughout its 35th anniversary season.
Into the Woods by Circle Theatre

Circle Theatre Revisits “Into the Woods” in the Age of Reality TV

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.

A Friday the 13th holiday improv special

Friday the 13th is this week, right in the middle of the holiday season.




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