A Roundup of Openings, Closings and other Local Business News
The Grand Rapids Public Museum is offering free entry from 12 to 5 p.m. on July 16. Explore the fun, hands-on learning opportunities on all three floors by getting transported back to the 19th century streets Grand Rapids or the wildlife of Michigan at the West Michigan Habitat.
Carla Hill, the president and CEO of Muskegon’s West Michigan Symphony, is stepping down from her position.
Just announced: Rock and post-hardcore group Circa Survive will return to perform at Grand Rapids' The Pyramid Scheme on Aug. 12. Tickets will be on sale at 10 a.m on Friday, June 16.
20 Monroe just announced six new shows, one of which features classical/pop artist Ben Folds in Ben Folds Five, who will perform on October, 29. His solo career has seen multiple studio albums, a remix collection, music for film and TV, an all acapella record along with numerous collaborations with a wide spectrum of artists.
Digging deep into its place within the West Michigan music scene, The Intersection plans to expand its current location by renovating its lower level.
Aiming to start work in the very near future, The Intersection will open two new venue spaces underneath its existing building. The conversion is taking place sometime this summer, with plans to open both new venues by fall.
“This building is poised for a big comeback,” Melanie Dorshimer-Lewis said. “I’ve been told by several sound engineers that our sound is better than any room in the area, and our sight lines are phenomenal. That hasn’t changed. And that we would not mess with. You don’t mess with magic when you’ve got that.”
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