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.
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.
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.
The Musician’s fingers are always twiddling, subconsciously practicing chords or drum fills even while talking about that amazing chorus on the new LP from their favorite band. They’re always thinking about the next show — you can’t go wrong with a concert ticket (or two).
The Foodie is always planning their next meal, going through mental Yelp reviews to find the perfect dining experience. The ingredients must be premium, the service superb, the menu enticing. You can win the Foodie’s affection with gourmet fare and top-of-the-line kitchen tools.
Once one of the elder statesmen of Grand Rapids’ art scene, Armand Merizon continued to paint as his vision failed him, calling on instinct and experience as he put brush to canvas.
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