GR Civic Theatre offering free tickets to furloughed government employees

Written by Revue Staff | Thursday, 17 January 2019 16:45 |

In the midst of a weeks-long government shutdown, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre is trying to ease the pain.

It’s four songs into Anastasia before audiences are really introduced to Anya (Lila Coogan) the show’s female lead. Up until that point, a lot of years go by, and quickly too, jumping from 1906 to 1917 to our final destination, 1927.

The Gilmore Keyboard Festival welcomed Russian piano virtuoso Nikita Mndoyants to the Wellspring Theater in Kalamazoo on Sunday evening for the third installment of its Rising Stars series. Rising Stars offers an opportunity to see small recitals from up-and-coming artists in the world of classical piano, and 29-year-old Mndoyants performed for a full house clearly eager to enjoy his talents in such an intimate setting.

The Who announces summer show at the Van Andel Arena

Written by Revue Staff | Monday, 14 January 2019 13:53 |

The Who is showing no signs of slowing down, touring the country in 2019 with new music and old classics backed by a symphony on its Moving On! tour.

Review: ‘And Then There Were None’ is a thrilling, captivating mystery

Written by Kayla Tucker | Sunday, 13 January 2019 14:11 |

A murder mystery took place at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre for the opening night of “And Then There Were None,” based on the novel and play written by Agatha Christie and locally directed by Bruce Tinker.

2019 election: Competition brewing for open 2nd Ward GR City Commission seat

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Friday, 04 January 2019 15:37 |

The race to fill an opening 2nd Ward Grand Rapids City Commission seat could be hotly contested between at least two candidates with years of public service experience.

In just two short years, the Samsara Family Collective has completely changed the playing field for electronic artists working and creating here in West Michigan.

Last Call: Linear

Written by Nick Macksood | Thursday, 27 December 2018 14:37 |

Linear’s own Cliff Ensing treated us to a bounty of cocktails, on menu and off, while reminding us that Linear’s happy hour (3-6 p.m. every day) is one of the best around. Half off signature cocktails, draft beers and wine glasses is not so bad! You didn’t really mean you were going to the gym more often this year, did you?

Hidden Gems: Creston

Written by Josh Veal | Thursday, 27 December 2018 14:32 |

Culinary treasures in a transforming neighborhood

Table Talk: Matt Overdevest, Marcona on Lyon

Written by Nick Macksood | Thursday, 27 December 2018 14:25 |

Tucked away on Lyon Street, neighborhood establishments like Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket Baking Co. and Lyon Street Cafe serve the many denizens of Heritage Hill and Midtown. All business owner Kameel Chamelly didn’t have on his roster was a full-service restaurant. 

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