Arts & Entertainment

Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters


Indoor trampoline franchise bounces into market

February 10, 2016
A new "extreme fun center" based around an indoor trampoline system has opened its doors in the area. Read More

ArtPrize calls for 'ambitious' public art ideas

February 10, 2016
ArtPrize announced today a new grant program that will support “large” and “ambitious” public art entries for ArtPrize 2016. Read More

Harris Building rebrands as arts and entertainment hub

‘Kind of the athletic club for the philanthropist, musician or artist.’

January 29, 2016
The Harris Building has embarked on its long-term vision to become a hub for musicians and artists. Read More

Presidential museum schedules reopening after $13M facelift

Second-floor renovation and expanded learning center top list of changes.

January 29, 2016
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum promises a completely new experience for visitors when it reopens later this year. Read More

A love story earns top Newsmaker honors

Fred and Lena Meijer’s vision makes West Michigan a destination.

January 29, 2016
Standing before a sold-out audience on the very site being honored, David Hooker told a love story. Read More

Shuffleboard maker wins Best of Houzz award

January 29, 2016
A maker of shuffleboards and butcher blocks has been voted the best for customer service at a leading online community for home remodeling and design. Read More

Movie theater plans bar

January 27, 2016
Drinks and a movie could become a regular thing at a local movie theater. Read More

UICA welcomes 'Coming Home' exhibitions

January 27, 2016
A new group of solo exhibitions featuring the work of several established and emerging artists with a connection to Michigan will be on display downtown, beginning this weekend. Read More

Casting agency gets new owners and new name

January 22, 2016
At the close of December, Rossa Casting Agency introduced itself to West Michigan via Facebook. Read More

Inside Track: Even a spy couldn’t uncover Lister’s latest film role

GR actor has a part in ‘Batman v Superman,’ but he can’t say a word about it.

January 22, 2016
Ralph Lister is about to become one of Grand Rapids’ most high-profile actors, thanks to a mysterious role in the upcoming Michigan-made blockbuster “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” set to be released in March. Read More