ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters
The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is inviting customers to soak up the last days of summer at an outdoor, casual and socially distanced Sip & Savor event this weekend.
An art exhibit originally planned for ArtPrize is moving ahead despite the competition’s cancellation.
The Grand Rapids Public Museum was awarded a $30,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for its Magic Lantern Preservation and Access Project.
A new, 80-foot mural by Reb Roberts is on display inside the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
Grand Rapids residents Dawn Hoiem and Evan Koch are on a mission to raise Alzheimer’s and dementia awareness in Michigan, even amid COVID-19.
GQT Movies made a risky decision when it decided to close on a deal to purchase the Goodrich Quality Theater chain, which had a few locations in West Michigan, out of bankruptcy auction earlier this summer.
The pandemic shutdown has comedian Amy Gascon spreading a different kind of cheese these days.
The 2020 Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food festival was postponed in light of COVID-19.
Grand Rapids is undergoing a creative, community-driven placemaking project through a new crowdfunding campaign.
Holland Community Aquatic Center and Lakewood Construction broke ground on a new expansion last week.
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park’s annual fall horticulture exhibition, Chrysanthemums & More!, will take place Sept. 18-Nov. 1.
Gun Lake Casino named Scott Szybilski as its new director of finance, effective immediately.
Colliers West Michigan launched a podcast on all things commercial real estate that will give listeners an inside look at the real estate market in West Michigan.
Binder Park Zoo partnered with KultureCity to receive certification to better accommodate visitors with sensory issues such as autism, dementia and PTSD.
For the first time in 47 years, Pulaski Days was canceled because of the concerns of the spread of the new coronavirus.
Blandford Nature Center founder and longtime environmental educator Dr. Mary Jane Dockeray died Tuesday. She was 93.
The Van Andel Family Pavilion, an outdoor entertainment venue in Ada Township, opened last week.
The Grand Rapids Art Museum will officially reopen to the public Saturday after welcoming GRAM members for soft openings last week and this week.
The economic impact of nongambling-related tribal business in Michigan has a tremendous influence on the entire state economy, according to a recent study.
Studio C is looking to bring back some normalcy to the entertainment scene in Grand Rapids by creating two new programs, Sunset Cinema and the Listening Lawn, set to take place outdoors on the piazza at Studio Park.
A partner at Varnum LLP was named chair of a local musical organization.
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts will relocate to the Woodbridge Ferris Building on the campus of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University in spring 2021.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Since March, when schools were ordered to close in Michigan, families have turned to the web for educational content for their children.
The futures of the West Michigan Whitecaps, Grand Rapids Drive and Grand Rapids Griffins are in limbo, courtesy of COVID-19.