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Q&A: Christopher Bruce, Director of Learning and Creativity, GRAM

Written by Josh Veal | Wednesday, 01 February 2017 09:00 |

Since beginning as an intern in 2010, Christopher Bruce has moved through every education position the Grand Rapids Art Museum has had to offer. Bruce said that experience gives him an interesting perspective for his new role as director of learning and creativity, as he’s seen what works, what doesn’t and why they tried it all.

Puppet Therapy: “Hand to God” deals with grief through humor

Written by Kayla Tucker | Wednesday, 01 February 2017 09:00 |

With “Hand to God,” Actor’s Theatre Grand Rapids will tackle arguably the greatest pain imaginable with a strange blend of dark humor and serious emotions. The show, created by Robert Askins, focuses on 16-year-old Jason, who just lost his father. 

The Actor Doth Protest Too Much: I Hate Hamlet takes Muskegon Civic Theatre’s stage

Written by Marla Miller | Wednesday, 01 February 2017 09:00 |

The cast and crew in Muskegon Civic Theatre’s production of I Hate Hamlet laughed out loud when they first read the script, and they’re betting theatergoers will too. 

Breaking the Cycle: Menopause The Musical humorously explores titular life stage

Written by Jane Simons | Wednesday, 01 February 2017 09:00 |

Linda Boston said she remembers when discussions about menopause used to happen in whispered tones.

David Shannon’s work has appeared in publications like The New York Times, Time and Rolling Stone, but he found a true calling by going back to his childhood roots.

Supermarket stationary aisles are rife with cards cheekily announcing 40th birthdays as the harbinger of old age, the demise of youth, and the decline of usefulness. Meanwhile, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is choosing instead to celebrate its 40th birthday as a milestone of achievement, with two massive exhibits celebrating diversity and representation.

Shefit: Reinventing the Sports Bra

Written by Missy Black | Wednesday, 18 January 2017 15:00 |

With a successful Shark Tank endorsement, Shefit owner and founder Sara Moylan continues the hustle with new products and a call to action. 

“I never had intentions of starting a business. I was trying to solve my own problem,” Moylan said, detailing her from-scratch efforts at creating her sports bra that is now the darling of Entrepreneur, Forbes, Runner’s World, and a little show from ABC called Shark Tank

Psychedelic Stand-up: Shane Mauss talks life and science on new comedy tour

Written by Eric Mitts | Wednesday, 11 January 2017 10:41 |

It’s safe to say that rising stand-up comedian Shane Mauss has been on the best trip of his life over the last year.

For emerging artist Michelle Martin, events like Wine About Winter provide confidence, exposure and even some commission work.

The Chiaroscuro Film Series Brings Films, Food and Discussion to UICA

Written by Josh Spanninga | Saturday, 07 January 2017 11:26 |

Nothing beats a free movie — unless, of course, you add some free food to the mix. Now in its 11th year, the Chiaroscuro International Film series does all of this and much more. 

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