Arts & Entertainment

Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters


Publisher releasing book by ex-NFL running back

February 19, 2018
Best known for his moves on the football field and the dance floor, an athlete wants to use his platform to make an impact on the lives of others. Read More

Record attendance drives hotel revenue

Rise in daily room rates, entertainment options attributed to number of hotel rooms booked.

February 16, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Kent County’s hotel revenue saw an increase of 6.8 percent in 2017. The percentage growth has not been as large as in past years, but the record revenue of nearly $211 million can be attributed to several factors. Read More

Downtown venues earn world-class rankings

February 15, 2018
A pair of downtown venues rank among the top entertainment facilities in the world. Read More

Meijer Gardens reveals three summer concerts

February 12, 2018
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has announced three of the acts that will make up the lineup for its summer concert series. Read More

Downtown hosting World of Winter festival

February 9, 2018
Downtown Grand Rapids is kicking off an eight-day winter festival. Read More

Museum receives $2M photography collection

February 8, 2018
A museum in the region focused on chronicling racist portrayals of African-Americans in America has received a donation of David Levinthal photographs worth an estimated $2 million. Read More

Bookstore buys inventory from closed shop

February 7, 2018
A local bookstore has purchased the remaining stock from another shop that closed late last year. Read More

Grand Rapids Symphony performing with 'Harry Potter'

February 2, 2018
“Harry Potter” is visiting downtown this week. Read More

LaughFest announces another comedian

January 31, 2018
A familiar face is returning to Gilda’s LaughFest. Read More

Museum producing Ethnic Heritage Festival downtown

January 31, 2018
There will be a celebration of diversity downtown this weekend. Read More