If there’s anything the past two years have taught us, it’s that the world can be a chaotic place. Thankfully, music can help make sense of it all, in its own harmonic way.
Thirty years into one of the most influential careers in indie rock, Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock still loves making music.
To live in the present you have to imagine a future that is better than the past. And that is a definition of hope.
During his 2017 HBO special “Career Suicide,” comedian Chris Gethard dives deep into his personal struggles with mental health. Divulging some dark secrets, including his ongoing battle with depression, he details how knowing that his therapist sometimes isn’t the best at her job makes him more confident he’s on the right path to recovery.
Every spirit holds the potential to shine — all it needs is the right cocktail. Lucky for us, West Michigan is full of distilleries, cocktail bars, and restaurants with master mixologists at the helm.
Summer is near, which means farmers markets around West Michigan are opening their stalls. When you want the best produce there is out there, along with cheese, dairy, meats and homemade items from crafters and artists, the farmers market is the place to be.
As a boy, Neil Simon would sometimes cover his ears with a pillow, hoping to drown out the sounds of his parents fighting. When the fights got bad enough, his father would take off; he’d be gone for months at a time—not an easy thing for a family to deal with, especially during the Depression.
It’s extraordinary that live theatre has survived. Because of the pandemic, yes, and also thanks to technological advances that have created seemingly infinite entertainment options at our fingertips at any given moment.
The Pablo Ziegler Jazz Trio won a 2018 Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album for Jazz Tango, making it the first ever nuevo tango release to win a major Grammy—and individually, pianist Pablo Ziegler, bandoneon player Hector Del Curto, and guitarist Claudio Ragazzi, are award-winning musicians and composers in their own right.