Jacomo Bairos, Miami based Portuguese-American conductor, has conducted in symphonies pretty much all over the country, including St. Louis, San Diego and Florida. Having performed many times with the Grand Rapids Symphony, he’s coming back on Friday, Aug. 3 with Ben Folds for a concert at the Cannonsburg Ski Area at 7:30 p.m.
From wizards and superheroes to running in the mud (yes, you read that right!), Grand Rapids has some fun activities during August no matter your age.
After years of working in the film production business, Dan Campbell and his business partner, Jude S. Walko, finally created their own film production company in Grand Rapids.
“Parks & Recreation” alums Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are returning to your TV screens on Tuesday, July 31 with their new show “Making It,” a crafting competition show, and one of the contestants is a Grand Rapids native.
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s “School of Rock” opened Friday night and it most definitely brought the house down.
Love is powerful. Love can be tender and nourishing. It can provide those idealized feelings so often shown in Hallmark commercials and romantic films. Lest we forget that power can also be unleashed in destructive and irrational ways, well, American playwright Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love (1983) will remind us as much.
We’re giving you several reasons to get out of bed on Saturday morning as well as one fun reason to stay up late that night!
If you enjoy live music, this is your weekend! You’ll have three opportunities to see Grand Rapids Symphony musicians perform during three outdoor concerts. You can also focus on your fitness to the tunes of DJ Adrian Butler during a special yoga, beats & brunch event at one of our newest downtown restaurants. That’s not all. See what else is happening in Grand Rapids this weekend!
A singer/songwriter, a poet, an activist, a producer and more, Kalamazoo native, Yolonda Lavender, has done it all.
It’s only been seven years since Swiss singer Bastian Baker met Shania Twain at the Montreux Jazz Festival. She loved his music and they became friends. Today, Baker is the opening act for her world tour, NOW. The tour visits Van Andel Arena on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 p.m. GR|MAG had a chance to talk with Baker ahead of the performance.