Arts & Entertainment

Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters


Barfly spreads its wings with expansion plans

Company hopes to double its number of bars — and revenue — by end of the year.

January 23, 2015
Barfly Ventures entered 2014 with five bars. Read More

Appliance maker calls for videos for national ad spot

January 22, 2015
An appliance maker and country music star are inviting people to submit videos for a chance to perform in front of “tens of millions of people.” Read More

Mayor names champions of diversity

January 19, 2015
A prominent educator and the executive director of an inaugural art festival is one of four disability advocates who were recently recognized as a Champion of Diversity by the mayor of Grand Rapids. Read More

Watching your Gardens grow

Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park celebrates 20 years and worldwide attention.

January 16, 2015
Today, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is a one-of-a-kind attraction, not just in West Michigan but the world. Read More

Wine About Winter pours at lakeshore

January 14, 2015
A tasting and art event is helping residents, visitors and businesses in a lakeshore town “wine” a little bit about winter. Read More

Performing arts leader moves on after 26-year run

January 9, 2015
The long-time leader of a performing arts organization will step down later this year. Read More

Bridal show exhibits downtown

January 9, 2015
A bridal show is scheduled to visit downtown this weekend. Read More

Gaming firm partners with college

January 8, 2015
A digital game developer has partnered with a college to give students hands-on experience designing concept art for a mobile game. Read More

Ex-cereal exec authors book on lobbying career

January 8, 2015
A former cereal executive has written a book on his 30-year lobbying career. Read More

Downtown Holland hosts ice-sculpting invitational

January 8, 2015
Downtown Holland will carve out some of the winter blues this weekend at its collegiate ice-sculpting invitational. Read More