If ever there were a rock musical fit to be staged in a music venue with a bar, it’s “Rock of Ages”, the hilarious five-time Tony Award nominated 1980s hair metal parody.
Combining the modern convenience of a music streaming service with the real cash compensation local artists should get for their work, the Kent District Library has created the perfect digital chronicle of the West Michigan music scene with its KDL Vibes program.
Without a stage to call their own, it may seem that Betka-Pope Productions is hidden from the view of Grand Rapids’ wider theater community.
Combining cannabis and tourism is a one-way ticket to good times.
We all have to eat. So why not do it on the waterfront? Sitting with friends and family while looking out at the water… something about it just feels right. Luckily, West Michigan has a number of restaurants offering views that are nearly as impressive as the food.
Established in 2018, the biannual Bennett Prize fosters the artistic careers of women figurative artists by providing winners $50,000 and the opportunity to create, over the next two years, a solo exhibition, which afterward tours.
Hitting the road for an adventure this summer? Take along our carefully curated playlist of West Michigan bands and artists to sonically explore with your ears while you’re checking out all the best sights.
For most of us in West Michigan, camping goes far beyond just pitching a tent and lighting a bonfire. There’s so much more to do both in and around campgrounds, especially in the Great Lakes State.
The very best theatre hits you on many levels. Great performances of excellent material that make you laugh, make you feel, make you think, and maybe even make you change are what theatre enthusiasts know is possible—and hope for every time we sit down to see a show.