“The King and I” is one of those musicals that’s almost as old as I am…and yet it manages to tell a story that echoes sentiments as current as 2018.
Like Shrek says, fairy tales could use an update. And that’s exactly what happens in “Shrek the Musical,” which opened Friday at Grand Rapids Civic Theater.
Feeling festive this month? Kick off summer by spending the day with your friends and family at one of these seven upcoming festivals that will be sure to get you in the summer spirit.
Festival of the Arts promises enough, art, food and entertainment to pack your whole weekend, but we found a few more fun activities to keep you busy as well.
The Grand Rapids Sweet Adeline’s (GRSA) chorus is headed to New Orleans in 2019 for the Sweet Adeline’s International chorus competition after taking home first place in the mid-size chorus category at the Sweet Adeline’s Regional 17 competition held in Cleveland last month.
If you are sticking around Grand Rapids this weekend we’ve got a handful of fun activities to keep you busy.
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.