Arts & Entertainment

Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters


Museum mixing beer, food and art

April 19, 2017
A museum in the region will host a national inflatable art exhibit at a beer, food and art fundraiser this weekend. Read More

Partners planning downtown 'escape room'

April 14, 2017
A pair of partners are planning to open an “escape room” downtown. Read More

Meijer Gardens reveals lineup of 30 summer concerts

April 13, 2017
A local amphitheater has revealed its full lineup of summer shows. Read More

Publisher inks deal with mother and daughter

April 10, 2017
A local publisher has signed a multi-book deal with an actress, producer and New York Times bestselling author and her daughter, a model, musician and YouTube star. Read More

Nonprofit hires executive director

April 7, 2017
A nonprofit focused on helping the city’s homeless population has named its new executive director. Read More

Partners producing Art.Downtown

April 5, 2017
A group of local partners are producing an art exhibition at venues across downtown this weekend. Read More

Theater screening Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival

March 28, 2017
A Latin film festival this weekend will feature nine award-winning works from Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Uruguay. Read More

He’s the man behind ‘The Wall’

Co-founder of OtterBase Inc. and executive consultant for NBC’s ‘The Wall’ said leadership at staffing agency led to big break in LA.

March 24, 2017
As a self-described idea man, Jeff Bennett didn’t want to stop after creating one business. Read More

Meijer Gardens reveals $115M expansion plan

March 23, 2017
After a year of study with a New York-based architectural firm, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has revealed the details of a $115-million expansion plan. Read More

Events firm producing Downtown Live!

March 23, 2017
A local events firm is partnering with the mayor, chamber and downtown businesses to produce a free event with live mannequins, “selfie spots” and live music. Read More