Arts & Entertainment

Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters


Switch and ArtPrize gather STEAM

Tech company’s exhibit will blend science, technology, arts, engineering and math.

July 29, 2016
One reason Switch Ltd. executives chose to locate the company’s eastern data center in West Michigan was its culture, led by a visit to ArtPrize. Read More

Grand Rapids rates among 'best' cities for creatives

July 28, 2016
A website on American culture considers Grand Rapids to be one of the “best” cities for creatives. Read More

Music nonprofit hires director of development

July 26, 2016
A local music nonprofit has hired a “seasoned” fundraising professional as its new director of development. Read More

Local businesses strike Pokémon gold

Game blending digital and real worlds comes with promise — and pitfalls.

July 22, 2016
Pokémon Go? Yes, as a business community we have to talk about it, because — well, believe it or not, it’s making local businesses money. Read More

Downtown welcomes statue of pioneering businesswoman

July 22, 2016
A historic businesswoman has been honored with a seven-foot statue in her image. Read More

Indoor trampoline park enters market

July 20, 2016
A new trampoline park is bouncing into a 30,000-square-foot vacancy in town. Read More

Producer premieres TV pilot on 'hunt' for craft beer

July 20, 2016
A local producer will premiere a TV pilot in town on Thursday night that features one of Grand Rapids’ most-prized products. Read More

Publisher offers nonprofit grants

July 18, 2016
Nonprofits in the area have the opportunity to apply for a grant from a publisher. Read More

Downtown hosts national Scottish Highland dance championships

July 13, 2016
Downtown is welcoming nearly 400 dancers this week who are part of a national dance competition. Read More

Arts nonprofit launches public phase of $1.1M campaign

July 12, 2016
An arts nonprofit in the area is giving the public an opportunity to support its $1.1-million fundraising campaign, which will go toward renovating its new home. Read More