ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters
The Grand Rapids Public Library temporarily ended in-person library services Monday and began its to-go curbside service.
As the hospitality and entertainment industries struggle to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, two downtown venues have gone up for sale.
The Grand Rapids Public Library named Ericka “Kyd Kane” Thompson as poet laureate of the greater Grand Rapids area for a three-year term.
Arts and history organizations and educational institutions in West Michigan were among 470 applicants to receive $9,168,440 in grants from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA.)
Downtown will have additional lights and sounds this winter after Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) approved $150,000 to place three art installations throughout the city in January and February.
WMCAT’s Daniel Williams makes his mark guiding students in middle and high school.
The Grand Rapids Public Library will launch a mobile library Saturday to benefit those who cannot visit the library’s eight locations.
Sky Zone announced it will reopen its doors to the Grand Rapids community at 1 p.m. Friday in compliance with local and national government guidelines.
Celebration Cinema theaters will reopen Friday after six months of closure.
In celebration of the Frauenthal Theater's 90th anniversary, the Frauenthal Center teamed up with Pigeon Hill Brewing Company to create a special batch of German weiss beer, the Frau Brau.
The Grand Rapids Public Library will reopen all of its locations starting Oct. 12.
An interventional cardiologist at Spectrum Health is profiled in a documentary about 5G uses.
The mission of Mel Trotter Ministries to fight homelessness will be played out on the big screen when the film “One Life at a Time” premieres Oct. 10, World Homelessness Day, at Celebration Cinema’s Studio Park.
Following the cancellation of ArtPrize because of COVID-19, the Beer City Brewers Guild convened to devise a creative workaround that celebrates local art and beer.
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.