A local group of singers is breaking down barriers by inviting the public to enjoy opera…for free. The West Michigan Opera Project (WMOP) will be performing Carlisle Floyd’s “Susannah” with the Kalamazoo Philharmonia on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Fountain Street Church.
Less than two weeks before Americans head to the polls, Grand Rapids Community College has invited GOP strategist and CNN political contributor Ana Navarro to kick off its 2018-2019 Diversity Lecture Series.
Grand Rapids should be thawing out this weekend after last weekend’s ice storm, so it’s the perfect time to unfold yourself from the couch and change out of your sweats. The Beatle’s Tribute Band will be in town playing tunes from 1964 at DeVos Performance Hall, while Akeelah & the Bee opens at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.
Dana Christian Lee, founder and director of EmbodyGR, a non-profit organization that offers free yoga and meditation for the underserved, was awarded the “I Have Made a Difference” award in the health category from WGVU Public Media this January.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Opera Grand Rapids will take part in an in-concert version of Douglas Tappin’s “I Dream,” which recalls the last 36-hours of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life through his memories and recollections.