World War II is a dark night in world history, hardly the topic one expects for a children’s book or play. But “Number the Stars,” a play based on Lois Lowry’s award-winning book, twinkles with a sky full of bright spots like friendship, family bonds and bravery.
Put these five fun activities on your calendar for October.
We’ve found five artsy things for you to do this September. From seeing a play, listening to music or to going to ArtPrize, you’ll have lots to choose from.
This weekend Grand Rapids has all kinds of fun outdoor and indoor activities to enjoy. With two performances by the Grand Rapids Symphony, two performances at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and more, it’s going to be hard to choose! Sorry, not sorry.
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s “School of Rock” opened Friday night and it most definitely brought the house down.
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.
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.
We are hoping the April showers are minimal this month so you can get outside and enjoy all the fun activities taking place in and around Grand Rapids. From group bike rides to Earth Day celebrations to Whitecaps home games, April is a busy month.
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.
Dig out your swim trunks this weekend. You read that right. Grand Rapidians will take a dip to raise money for the Special Olympics. You can also bundle up for the annual outdoor Winter Beer Festival.