Miller Offers a Wicked Good Show

Written by Allison Parker | Friday, 22 March 2013 10:18 |

There's no hero more unlikely than the Wicked Witch of the West, who is arguably one of the most epic villains ever. This iconic baddie arrives at the Miller Auditorium to tell her TRUE story in the smash hit musical Wicked, Broadway's highest-grossing show for an unprecedented eight consecutive years.

April Sink's Spins on Music:

Written by John Sinkevics | Friday, 22 March 2013 10:17 |

In 2011, the dreams and musical potential of new club/concert venue The Pyramid Scheme were huge. Many hoped it would become a sought-after destination for local bands, as well as national touring acts.

Hip Hop Best Bet: Dead Prez

Written by Emma Kat Richardson | Friday, 22 March 2013 10:17 |

Hey you guys! Guess what's happening on April 27? No, it's not the last day to turn your taxes in – and if you thought it was, well, you're screwed. Something much better, much more monumental is taking place: It's the second birthday of The Pyramid Scheme.

Literary Best Bet: David Sedaris

Written by Emma Kat Richardson | Friday, 22 March 2013 10:16 |

After more than 20 years in the public spotlight as a renowned essayist, humorist and all-around lovable weirdo, David Sedaris remains to this day a commanding force who can outsell the Rolling Stones (or close to it) while wielding sharp turns of phrase like a machete.

Indie Best Bet: Andrew Bird

Written by Emma Kat Richardson | Friday, 22 March 2013 10:13 |

Ask one out of any 10 hipsters mulling around these days (aren't they just everywhere, like crab grass? Or nitrogen?) and you could probably find more than a few witnesses willing to testify that seeing Andrew Bird live is like a religious experience.

April Movie Previews: Evil Dead; Oblivion; Pain and Gain

Written by Diana Nowak | Friday, 22 March 2013 10:13 |

Featuring everything from zombies to one of the biggest icons in baseball, this month's movies have something for every cinematic palate.

Disabling Disabilities

Written by Alexandra Fluegel | Friday, 22 March 2013 10:10 |

The abilities of art are endless. It can teach, inspire, challenge, and in the case of local organization Artists Creating Together (ACT), it can heal. ACT has been bringing art to children, youth and adults with disabilities since 1986 and is the largest organization of its kind in Michigan.

The Land of the Free

Written by Missy Black | Friday, 22 March 2013 10:03 |

The following events require zero dollars. So keep that wallet right in your jeans or purse. OK, you might incur some parking fees at the library or drop cash for popcorn at the movies but for the most part, our free April event round up provides a group of activities sans cover charge.

The cozy South Haven performance venue has been going strong with a steady diet of local and national acts. All the while, the building has been up for sale, and one local band is making sure it becomes the venue's permanent home.

Broadway Grand Rapids Announces 2012-2013 Season

Written by Lindsay Patton | Friday, 15 March 2013 17:13 |

For years, Broadway Grand Rapids has given us New York-quality shows right in Grand Rapids. The company's 2012-2013 season – announced today – shows the commitment to quality and buzz-worthy shows.

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