What's Going On: May 2019

Written by Revue Staff | Wednesday, 24 April 2019 13:52 |

Here are our best bets for May 2019

Don't Freak out: Freaky Friday teaches empathy with music, comedy and magic

Written by Kayla Sosa | Wednesday, 24 April 2019 13:47 |

When you get older, it’s hard to remember what it was like to be a teen. Meanwhile, teenagers can’t even imagine what it’s like to be a full-grown adult. Sometimes you just have to put yourself in the other person’s shoes.

Extra! Extra!: Newsies hits the stands at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

Written by Kayla Sosa | Wednesday, 24 April 2019 13:43 |

Step back into the late 1800s and follow a group of rowdy newspaper delivery boys and their misadventures in New York City as they fight to have a better future.

World-class ballet training, unrestricted access to the arts and a strong work ethic define the Michigan Ballet Academy’s mission for its nonprofit ballet school. 

Parting is such sweet sorrow, but before a new and exciting journey can begin, the old must come to a close. The Grand Rapids Symphony is going above and beyond with three very different, but very special shows for the 89th season, closing out in May.

Inspired by nature and water, artist and designer Maya Lin makes thoughtful sculpture that asks viewers to look at their environment in an entirely new way. 

Picture Perfect: MMA showcases decades of iconic West Michigan concerts

Written by Marla R. Miller | Wednesday, 24 April 2019 13:10 |

A great concert combines artistry, entertainment and energy to the fullest effect — some might even say it’s magical. 

Art Amplification: Inaugural prize for female figurative painters debuts at MMA

Written by Marla R. Miller | Wednesday, 24 April 2019 12:57 |

As avid collectors of figurative paintings, Steven Bennett and Dr. Elaine Schmidt wanted to learn more about the artists they were collecting.

State lawmaker reintroduces ‘yes means yes’ bill to address campus sexual assault

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Tuesday, 23 April 2019 16:39 |

State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, last week reintroduced legislation he hopes will address the sexual assault crisis on college campuses by better educating grade-school students about consent.

Wharton Center announces 2019-2020 season

Written by Revue Staff | Tuesday, 16 April 2019 11:38 |

The Wharton Center has announced yet another stacked season of incredible Broadway shows, dance troupes, jazz and classical music, and a variety of other events coming to Lansing.

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