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.

Review: Zhang Zuo delights and inspires with ease

Written by Erin Bensinger | Monday, 15 April 2019 13:23 |

The Gilmore Keyboard Festival’s Rising Stars series continued on Sunday evening with a stellar performance by Zhang Zuo, also known as “Zee Zee,” at the Wellspring Theater in Kalamazoo. Rising Stars seeks to offer a chance to see promising performers before their international breakthroughs, and if the audience learned anything from Zuo’s performance, it’s that she’s definitely one to keep an eye on.

Review: GR Ballet’s ‘Extremely Close’ is a soaring medley of range and power

Written by Marin Heinritz | Saturday, 13 April 2019 14:49 |

With house lights up, white feathers float, twirl, glide, dive, and crash onto the black floor during the intermission. So begins the invitation into the hypnotic movement of Grand Rapids Ballet’s “Extremely Close,” the titular and closing piece of their current production, an elegant mixed bill of classical and contemporary dramatic ballet that draws inspiration from literature, Americana and inventive forms.

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