Review: ‘A Doll’s House’ is a tremendously moving examination of love and freedom

Written by Marin Heinritz | Wednesday, 07 November 2018 11:34 |

Nora slammed the door on her husband and three children more than 140 years ago when she walked out of her married life in Henrik Ibsen’s proto-feminist masterpiece “A Doll’s House.” But now she’s back in Lucas Hnath’s critically-acclaimed and Tony Award-winning “A Doll’s House, Part 2” to answer and raise further questions in a tremendously moving yet remarkably unadorned production of the 2017 play at Farmers Alley Theatre in Kalamazoo.

Sip, munch and cheers: Cocktail Week GR

Written by Elma Talundzic | Friday, 02 November 2018 14:37 |

Grand Rapids proudly holds the title of Beer City, but it’s safe to say there is some major talent in crafting other libations. If you prefer a stiffer drink, throw on a suit or your little black dress and join Cocktail Week GR as it enters its fourth year of celebrating Michigan craft spirits.

Grindhouse Film Festival comes to Comic Con

Written by Kara Toay | Friday, 02 November 2018 13:06 |

The lights dim and cameras roll as people settle into their seats once again for the sixth year of the Grand Rapids Comic Con Film Fest, where local independent filmmakers can show off their short films. This year, however, the Grindhouse Film Festival is joining the lineup.

Holiday Gift Guide: Bookworm

Written by Missy Black | Tuesday, 30 October 2018 15:17 |

Book lovers never go to bed alone — they fall asleep with heroes from another time and creatures from other worlds. Here’s to always having a companion at the ready.

Holiday Gift Guide: Art Enthusiast

Written by Michaela Stock | Tuesday, 30 October 2018 15:08 |

Galleries, sketchbooks, indie films — the Art Enthusiast loves to create and consume alike. You can help them do both with a workshop, gallery visit or movie ticket.

Holiday Gift Guide: Fitness Guru

Written by Kelly Brown | Tuesday, 30 October 2018 14:58 |

To the friends and family who never slow down, can’t stand the idea of skipping leg day, and eat raw vegetables like candy — we salute you. Even with packed schedules, especially around the holiday, they still find time to hit the gym, strap on their cycling shoes, lift weights and meal prep. Time to give them something to do other than posting gym selfies on Instagram. 

Holiday Gift Guide: Teen

Written by Missy Black | Tuesday, 30 October 2018 14:48 |

Perfecting the not-so-subtle eye roll and casual disdain since, like, forever. Teens love gifts, whether they show it or not. Anything that enhances their cool factor is the way to go.

A showcase of solos, marimba and tuba concertos put the spotlight on a host of West Michigan Symphony musicians during this season’s second masterworks concert.

With every Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra performance he conducts, Daniel Brier attempts to transport the audience to another realm.

Holiday Gift Guide: Fossil

Written by Kelly Brown | Tuesday, 30 October 2018 14:37 |

The Fossil is resolute: They still use a VHS player, their 1980s Tom Petty shirt is thin enough to be used as cheesecloth, and they love to whine about the rise of technology. While we might sigh and roll our eyes at their archaic ways, we also find the Fossil charming. They’re our own mini time capsule and a constant reminder of the past. 

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