If you are looking for a good time, look no further than The Intersection on Wednesday, Feb. 28. That’s when Pigeons Playing Ping Pong plans to raise the energy level in Grand Rapids with its unique take on funk music.
A concert under the stars may sound like a difficult experience to pull off during the winter season in Michigan. That’s why the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium at the Grand Rapids Public Museum has opened its doors, giving audiences the ability to appreciate the beauty of music and the wonder of the cosmos no matter what the weather is like outside.
The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre (GRCT) is building suspense with the announcement of its 2018-2019 season. That’s because the theater said it cannot share one of the musicals on its roster for the upcoming year due to the agreement that allowed it to land the coveted musical.
Not only will “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” cause you to feel the earth move under your feet with its assortment of unforgettable chart-toppers, it will also provide a glimpse into Carole King’s inspiring life.
Feedback from guitar amps, heavy bass drums, and shouting – both from the band and fans – fills the air. A mosh pit forms. It’s exactly what the more ambitious concert attendees have been patiently waiting for all night, and what everyone has been expecting.
Whether it’s a bus trip to the Grand Rapids Symphony, a visit to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park or viewing an exhibit of local work at the facility’s in-house gallery, on any given day at Clark Retirement Community, residents have the opportunity to partake in numerous arts, entertainment and cultural activities.
With the excitement of the New Year behind us, and still two months to go until spring, it’s easy to feel blue in February. But, there’s plenty to do in Grand Rapids other than dream of warmer days. From painting to musicals, golf shows to car shows, we’ve compiled some of our favorite things to do this month.
The frigid temperatures aren’t slowing down the progress of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park expansion project, which includes completion dates ranging from later this spring to 2021.
Whether you’re a theater buff, bookworm or even a comic book enthusiast, this weekend has something for you. Filled with fun for the whole family, GR|Mag is excited for an event-filled weekend in the city.
Megean Dooley, a Kalamazoo-based folk musician, kicks off the Sunday Afternoon Live music series at the Cascade branch of the Kent District Library (KDL) next week Sunday, Oct. 22.