Local artists band together for typhoon relief

Written by Nolan Krebs | Wednesday, 11 December 2013 12:37 |

It’s been more than a month since Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, claiming the lives of more than 5,600 people and displacing an estimated 4.4 million.

GIFT GUIDE: Parent

Written by Missy Black | Tuesday, 10 December 2013 11:13 |

The parent requires a stiff drink — something to transport them to another place — away from the soccer fields or two-hour tantrums. The Hemingway Daiquiri does this. Made up of Clement Martinique Rum that only comes from Martinique Island and Maraschino Liqueur out of Italy, every sip feels like you’re going places.

Add some fresh-squeezed lime juice and seasonal fruits like strawberry or watermelon and you get a taste of “clean but sweet notes,” according to bartender Rob Hanks.

Blues Best Bet: Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials

Written by REVUE Staff | Monday, 09 December 2013 15:07 |

Ed Heads rejoice. Chicago’s Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials brings its gritty, house party blues sound to Grand Rapids’ west side this month. Featuring the legendary slide playing of Lil' Ed Williams, the Blues Imperials have been creating quintessential Chicago blues for nearly 30 years.

West & Run defines itself with latest release, New Kid

Written by Jayson Bussa | Monday, 09 December 2013 12:41 |

Ryley Grayson doesn’t like to get caught up in discussion about labels or musical genres. Him and his band, West & Run, just want to play the music they like and let the cards fall where they may. Alive and kicking in one form or another for the last three years, West & Run has toiled away in the West Michigan music scene, slinging a high-energy, peppy brand of rock that many might call pop rock.

TRACK OF THE WEEK: "Hesitating Hands" by The Wallace Collective

Written by REVUE Staff | Monday, 09 December 2013 10:45 |

If you're strolling through The Wallace Collective's most recent EP, be prepared to get hit with a cornucopia of sounds. The Grand Rapids-based folk rock outfit features full versatility on their latest release, put out in May of this year.

WEEKEND WARRIOR: A rundown of the weekend for theater nerds

Written by Barbara Jandernoa | Thursday, 05 December 2013 17:52 |

This week, Barbara the web minion is focusing in on all the great theater action going on around West Michigan. Whether you want to get into the Christmas spirit, or just enjoy some classical performances, she has you covered.

Grand Rapids Public Museum Plays With LEGOs This Spring

Written by Barbara Jandernoa | Wednesday, 04 December 2013 12:30 |

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will be opening a new exhibit on March 1, 2014, called Dream it, Build it: A LEGO Certified Professional Exhibit.

TRACK OF THE WEEK: "(s)he said" by The Cardboard Swords

Written by REVUE Staff | Monday, 02 December 2013 15:22 |

This week's Local Track of the Week comes from indie rock outfit The Cardboard Swords out of Grand Rapids. Wielding a Mike Mains & The Branches-esque sound, the band recently released a single from their brand new EP.

Electronic dance music is a hot commodity, with twenty-something audiences selling out venues coast to coast and hitting the dance floor at Monte’s, Tavern on the Square, Billy’s and Grand Woods Lounge, to name a few.

REVUE's 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

Written by REVUE Staff | Sunday, 01 December 2013 20:08 |

If you’ve exhausted your holiday gift ideas, let us help. We’ve collected a slew of quirky characters that show up in everyone’s life and paired them up with local gift ideas. Got a creepy uncle? There’s a great little cinema you can send him.

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