• Michelle Facer: Dreaming big in Creston

    Michelle Facer: Dreaming big in Creston

    Heavily inspired by the emerging art scene in Grand Rapids’ Creston neighborhood, muralist and printmaker Michelle Facer is ready to make her mark in West Michigan. A 2017 graduate from Kendall College, Facer works in printmaking, illustration and large-scale mural art. Drive through the Creston neighborhood and you’ll have the chance to view not one but two of her beautiful and dreamy murals. Read More
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    One of the most beautiful aspects about live theater is its ability to take people back to a moment in their own lives, a memory that’s ingrained in their brain from long ago or an event that recently happened. With the Wharton Center’s season opener, Come From Away, most members of the audience will probably have at least one memory or two of the event at the center of the musical: 9/11.

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  • Review: Barn Theatre’s ‘Evil Dead’ is an instant cult classic Review: Barn Theatre’s ‘Evil Dead’ is an instant cult classic

    The Barn Theatre has a way of playing to its strengths, which turns out to be all kinds of things, from big sweeping musicals to off-color farces to classic dramas to rock operas to family friendly comedies and beyond. They’ve offered much of that this year in their 73rd summer stock season, but to bring this excellent season to a close they’re offering something completely different—that yet also plays to their strengths as comedians, character actors, as well as phenomenal singers and dancers.

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  • Review: Actors' Theatre proves ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ was ahead of its time Review: Actors' Theatre proves ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ was ahead of its time

    It’s a very different world today than the one in which “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” burst onto the Off-Broadway scene in 1998. This critic was tits-deep in queer theory and Judith Butler’s ideas about gender identity formation as a wide-eyed undergraduate, and mainstream culture wasn’t in any way ready for a rock musical/cabaret featuring a heart-broken, foul-mouthed, East German, gender fluid rock star who suffered from botched sex reassignment surgery. But the theater world was — as it always is for a brilliant character with righteous dramatic flair.

    Read more...
  • Review: ‘Come From Away’ looks at tragedy from every angle with soul-stirring talent Review: ‘Come From Away’ looks at tragedy from every angle with soul-stirring talent

    One of the most beautiful aspects about live theater is its ability to take people back to a moment in their own lives, a memory that’s ingrained in their brain from long ago or an event that recently happened. With the Wharton Center’s season opener, Come From Away, most members of the audience will probably have at least one memory or two of the event at the center of the musical: 9/11.

    Read more...
  • Review: Barn Theatre’s ‘Evil Dead’ is an instant cult classic Review: Barn Theatre’s ‘Evil Dead’ is an instant cult classic

    The Barn Theatre has a way of playing to its strengths, which turns out to be all kinds of things, from big sweeping musicals to off-color farces to classic dramas to rock operas to family friendly comedies and beyond. They’ve offered much of that this year in their 73rd summer stock season, but to bring this excellent season to a close they’re offering something completely different—that yet also plays to their strengths as comedians, character actors, as well as phenomenal singers and dancers.

    Read more...
  • Museum Preview, 2019-2020 Museum Preview, 2019-2020

    A preview of exhibitions and events coming to West Michigan museums in the near future.

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