Best Bets: What's going on in March

Written by Nicole Rico and Revue staff | Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:36 |
Revue recommends: Top events to check out this month

Whether it be a performance hall, cathedral or taproom, the most divine acoustic experiences occur in spaces where the very inner workings of a human ear are taken into account. But that’s not exactly a simple science, according to West Michigan audio engineers.

A Roundup of Openings, Closings and other Local Business News

Big, Squishy Art: Inflatable exhibition takes over Muskegon Museum of Art

Written by Marla R. Miller | Wednesday, 01 March 2017 09:00 |

Pink bunnies, a life-size Trans Am, reclining Buddha — they have more in common than you think.

After watching ArtPrize explode as an international art competition, West Michigan native Tyler Loftis wanted to find a way to connect the art world in New York City, where he now lives and works as a painter, with his Midwestern roots.

Behind the Camera: Racheal Floyd

Written by Josh Veal and Justine Burdette | Tuesday, 28 February 2017 09:42 |

Back when the state of Michigan had a tax incentive for films, people like Racheal Floyd had it a little easier. Big-screen movies like End of the Tour, with Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, came to Grand Rapids, but now Floyd has to go to them. After working abroad on films like Fast & Furious 8 and All Eyez On Me, and shows like Being Mary Jane, Floyd is returning home (at least, for a moment) to work on her own projects. We talked with Floyd about her aspirations for the future and her take on the film industry at large.

Lil Wayne announced for 20 Monroe Live show

Written by Revue Staff | Monday, 27 February 2017 12:54 |

Lil Wayne is coming to 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids on May 10.

Review: “Ragtime” expertly captures multifaceted, timely story

Written by James Sanford | Monday, 27 February 2017 10:59 |

E.L. Doctorow's 1975 best-seller, “Ragtime,” probably would not rank high on anyone’s list of books that cry out to be turned into musicals. A portrait of America in the early 20th century, it follows an anonymous, well-to-do family from New Rochelle, N.Y., as they make “Forrest Gump”-ian connections with some of the major figures of the day, brushing up against a few controversies along the way.

The Style Issue 2017

Written by Missy Black | Monday, 27 February 2017 10:17 |

The Style Issue is back for round two. This year, Revue talked to seven of West Michigan’s fashion experts, asking what inspires them, what’s in right now and what they’re passionate about in life. We also talked shop with five more local creatives and trendsetters and feature a roundup of the hottest items from West Michigan clothing and accessory stores. 

Revue Taste-Off: The ‘What’s New’ Edition

Written by Joe Boomgaard | Thursday, 23 February 2017 16:32 |

We define “new” loosely at Revue. Some of these beers have been around before, but they’re new to us, so that’s reason enough to check them out and let you know what we think. (Note: This was not a blind tasting.)

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