ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters
GRAND RAPIDS — The Gun Lake Tribe is beginning a six-month planning process for a development that could bring retail, housing, health care, manufacturing, entertainment and dining to U.S. 131 in Allegan County.
Beer from one of Grand Rapids’ sister cities will be highlighted at the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival this weekend.
A West Michigan theater completed a $3 million investment to make the holiday movie season more comfortable.
With the hockey season well underway, basketball coming back and February’s Disney On Ice looming ahead, Van Andel Arena is braced for a busy few months. But, according to Todd Johnson and Chris Anderson, that’s pretty normal.
GRAND RAPIDS — The owner of three West Michigan amusement centers sold the locations to an investment group that specializes in family fun attractions.
GRAND RAPIDS — The new operations partners for ArtPrize said they haven't yet hashed out details of what the event will look like in future years following a "quick" decision to dissolve the founding nonprofit.
GRAND RAPIDS — The nonprofit ArtPrize is calling it quits after 13 years, handing its assets to a new public-private partnership.
The Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC) added two new faces to its 14-member board of directors.
The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) recently listed the honorees that will be awarded at this year’s Jay & Betty Van Andel Legacy Awards Gala.
The Diatribe was one of several West Michigan arts and cultural organizations awarded grants from the Michigan Arts and Culture Council (MACC).
A credit union in the region is sponsoring a new restaurant and bar space at the Van Andel Arena.
A two-year strategic planning program for Holland-area nonprofits called “Capacity Building: Michigan Lakeshore,” will support 15 lakeshore cultural organizations toward long-term sustainability, growth and successful leadership.
ArtPrize 2022 has wrapped up, bringing 18 days of artistic celebration to Grand Rapids. According to Executive Director Craig Searer, this year’s festival was one for the books.
The Grand Rapids Public Museum is the recipient of two grants totaling over $260,000 to help continue the incorporation of indigenous perspectives in museum programming and exhibits.
LANSING — Almost two-thirds of business applicants to a state pandemic relief program were denied for various reasons, leading business advocates to push the Legislature to ensure that nearly $300 million in unallocated aid is reallotted for businesses by year's end.
Two North Carolina brothers took home the top honor at ArtPrize this year.
A new music-based elementary program is offering underserved students free instruments and music lessons in a group-based environment with experienced teachers.
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park’s annual Ray and Nancy Loeschner Art Competition now is accepting entries for its 21st year.
ArtPrize 2022 runs through Oct. 2 with 18 days of art and tourism featuring a worldwide range of artists, new art styles and interactive opportunities for visitors and an all-new voting system.
As ArtPrize 2022 kicks off today, the city has released a full schedule of artistic and cultural events taking place in Grand Rapids throughout the festival.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is looking for local artists to feature in its $110 million Concourse A expansion.
Two Grand Rapids performance venues plan to host over 50 artists for ArtPrize 2022.
ArtPrize will partner with AllArtWorks, an online art selling platform, during the 18-day international art competition.