New Kids on The Block: Q&A with Carla Hill, president and CEO of West Michigan Symphony

Written by Alexandra Fluegel | Monday, 26 August 2013 10:35 |
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It's been said that classical music is a fading genre, so what does the West Michigan Symphony do to encourage new generations of listeners and concert attendees? Find out in REVUE's Q&A session with president and CEO of West Michigan Symphon, Carla Hill.

Dance, Dance: Q&A with Rachael Riley, dancer at Grand Rapids Ballet Company

Written by Alexandra Fluegel | Monday, 26 August 2013 10:33 |
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In addition to performing with the Grand Rapids Ballet, you've also choreographed a number of works. What is it like having your colleagues perform your creations? Working with colleagues is always a wonderful experience.

As a choreographer going into the studio, I already have an idea of the dancers' strengths and their style, since I work alongside them every day.

Good Business: Q&A with Alexander Paschka, UICA exhibitions curator

Written by Alexandra Fluegel | Monday, 26 August 2013 10:13 |
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What are your goals as the UICA's first full-time exhibitions curator? My goal as curator is to honor what Charles Eames called 'The Guest/Host Relationship' and make sure the community is invited into the new space, feels comfortable, feels welcome, and wants to return.

Pop quiz: School has started so the party is over, right? Not so. We gathered some activities that are fun (and snuck in some schoolin').

I am not a Juggalo. I have never been a Juggalo. So when I was presented the opportunity to journey to the Mecca for all of Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope’s loyal followers, I was initially hesitant.

Showin' Off Our BEER-ds!

Written by T Stastny | Wednesday, 07 August 2013 14:52 |

What once might have been the mark of dirty hippies and vagabonds seems to have quite suddenly evolved into a pop culture fashion statement. Speaking of the you've-probably-never-heard-of-it-before hipster culture in particular, young folks have recently adopted the iconic and ironically overused mustache as one of its identifiers.

Run for Your Life! Fun runs for kids

Written by Missy Black | Monday, 29 July 2013 16:57 |

Give the littles a chance to run out all that energy with runs featuring zombies and tons of mud! Here is a rundown of all West Michigan's fun runs.

Farce Soars at Circle Theatre

Written by Allison Parker | Friday, 26 July 2013 12:44 |

For Boeing-Boeing’s Bernard, love has always been a smooth cruise through clear skies. As an adroit juggler of three stewardess fiancés, the suave Parisian thinks he knows how to handle women. But fasten your seatbelts, folks.

When a fast new jet changes timetables, the playboy’s plans take an unexpected nosedive and all three women arrive at his apartment at once. Uproarious chaos ensues as Bernard desperately attempts to keep the international beauties from discovering each other.

Sometimes things get so hot they combust. Like a Phoenix, BlackLamb rises from the ashes where Lamb in Grand Rapids closes its doors. The reincarnation is part store/part studio with emphasis on owner Ryann Lambay’s jewelry line, candles and selections that are, “a lot more intentional with fewer categories but better items,” according to Manager Marissa Kulha.

The Appleseed Cast Takes Advantage of its Long and Winding Road

Written by Carly Plank | Friday, 26 July 2013 12:33 |

"Transformative,” is a title that encompasses The Appleseed Casts' longevity, habit of playing musical chairs quite literally and ability to transition smoothly between many genres under post-rock.

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