Arts & Entertainment

Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters


Inside Track: Embracing the changing landscape

Executive director of Kent District Library hopes ‘to make libraries viable for another 100 years.’

December 9, 2016
Lance Werner often is just a fat guy from Detroit. Read More

Highrise produces Light Up the Dome contest

December 9, 2016
A highrise downtown is inviting the public to design its light-covered dome that colors the city’s skyline. Read More

LaughFest announces first round of shows

December 7, 2016
A local comedy festival has announced the first round of performers and shows for its seventh-annual event. Read More

Grand Rapids Symphony president and CEO accepts next post

December 6, 2016
The long-time leader of the Grand Rapids Symphony is heading east. Read More

Creston gallery owner embraces creativity of all stripes

Kendall art grad opens art retail boutique, community education space.

December 2, 2016
Hannah Grohman has two missions in her new business: To provide space for art to be created and sold and to educate creative types of all stripes. Read More

20 Monroe Live hosts job fair

November 28, 2016
A downtown entertainment venue opening this winter will host a job fair to fill open positions. Read More

Arena still rockin’ after 20 years

Unique nightlife experience fuels Van Andel’s success, according to venue’s regional general manager.

November 18, 2016
More than 20 years ago, a group of Grand Rapids visionaries with deep pockets and a love for their city set out to change the downtown landscape. Read More

Civic agency calls for vote on Movies in the Park

November 16, 2016
The polls are back open. Read More

First lady honors nonprofit

November 15, 2016
A local arts and technology program caught the attention of First Lady Michelle Obama. Read More

College produces Contemporary Writers event

November 15, 2016
A local college will host a multi-genre author on Wednesday night whose work has twice been named a Michigan Notable Book and featured in the Made in Michigan Writers Series. Read More