Heated Patios

Written by By Jennifer Cuffman and Stephanie Kang | Friday, 21 December 2012 16:54 |

Food and drinks just taste better outside. But winter always seems to ruin this luxury by making it unbearably cold. Defy Mother Nature this winter by going to any of these four locations that harmonize our love for the outdoors with our love of reasonable levels of body heat.

The Winter Issue: Fire(place) Escapes

Written by Meaghan Minkus | Friday, 21 December 2012 16:49 |

It's a bit of a bookworm-y stereotype to be curled up next to a fireplace with a mug of warm coffee, cocoa or tea and a good book during long, cold winter months.

January Sink's Spins on Music: Four Finger Five; Kris Hitchcock; An Dro

Written by John Sinkevics | Friday, 21 December 2012 16:40 |

There are as many endings as beginnings on West Michigan's music scene, sparked by the ups and downs of venues and clubs or the germinations and gyrations of local bands. Such is the case with Muskegon's popular Four Finger Five, an uber-talented trio.

Q&A with Victoria Upton, former art director for Music Revue

Written by Lindsay Patton | Friday, 21 December 2012 16:19 |
Q&A

Sometime in the '80s. Doug Fast asked me to work for his publishing company. I was involved in design at the time and I thought, 'I could make this into a cool-looking magazine.'

Q&A with Tim Pratt, Music Revue editor from 1998-2000

Written by Lindsay Patton | Friday, 21 December 2012 16:14 |
Q&A

I had been working for the Grand Rapids Press as a music writer for some time. I believe I had done a few things for Revue, and then I was contacted by Doug Fast about coming on board.

Q&A with Paul Jendrasiak, writer/photographer 1990-94, editor 1994-96

Written by Lindsay Patton | Friday, 21 December 2012 16:07 |
Q&A

It was May 1990 and I was fascinated by Music Revue. I played guitar and realized I wasn't going to become a musician for a career and I thought it would be cool to interview musicians. I called up Music Revue and talked to [editor] Bruce Madden and told him I could get an interview with Gene Simmons of KISS.

Q&A with Revue founder Doug Fast

Written by Lindsay Patton | Friday, 21 December 2012 15:59 |
Q&A

I got a degree from Thomas Jefferson College [at Grand Valley State University] and my majors were communications and music. I had been traveling with my act, Fast & Missad. I did musical comedy, political satire kind of stuff. At the same time I was doing that, I was writing for a lot of publications.

Dance Triumphs in Wharton Center's Billy Elliot

Written by Allison Parker | Friday, 21 December 2012 15:55 |

The inspiring story of an unlikely dream steals the stage at Wharton Center with Billy Elliot, winner of 10 Tony Awards. Based on the 2000 film, the show focuses on aspiring ballet dancer Billy, an eleven-year-old diamond in the rough.

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