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5 Reasons Golf is the Greatest Sport Ever

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 08:18
Sometimes, the grass really is greener on the other side ... when the other side is a golf course, at least. While a golf course might not be boundless, the benefits of the game certainly are! Read more...
Ready, set ... Mark your calendars! May signals the return of two popular events at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market—the Vintage Street Market and Made in Michigan Pop-Up Marketplace. Both events occur once a month, May through September. And this year, they're bigger—and better—than ever. Read more...

It All Began with One Bold Visionary

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:24
What do two female art directors and one photographer have in common? Pure determination—and a vision toward celebrating a cultural legacy. In the most ambitious undertaking of its 105-year history, the Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) will display all 723 photogravures of Edward Curtis' The North American Indian collection, beginning this May. Read more...

When the Stars Align

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 11:05
Grab a blanket and spend the warm glow of summer evenings listening to music in the midst of spectacular gardens. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park recently announced its 2017 Outdoor Summer Concert Series lineup, featuring 30 eclectic shows for music fans across all genres and all generations. Read more...

50 Years of Opera

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 08:43
On June 2, 1967, West Michigan audiences were given their first opera. This year, Opera Grand Rapids is celebrating 50 years—128 operas later. Here's what they have planned. Read more...

Healing Through Art

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 06:21
Art is integral to the human experience—a truth never more manifest than in artist Ted Meyer's work. Meyer has dedicated his life to championing the power of art to help patients, students and medical professionals see the positive in the worst life can offer. Now, in collaboration between Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) and The Bonnie Wesorick Center for Health Care Transformation at Grand Valley State University (GVSU), Meyer and his work are coming to West Michigan. Read more...

West Michigan, You're Brilliant!

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 07:01
When Kasie Smith, President and Publisher of West Michigan Woman, was nominated for the 2016 class of Top Women in Media by Folio Magazine, she walked away thinking, "We need to do this in West Michigan." Read more...

Get Your Girlfriends Weekend On!

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 04:58
Ladies, mark your calendars! Downtown Holland's Girlfriends Weekend is Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 5, 2017. Celebrate your friendships while shopping, wining and dining in Downtown Holland's unique boutiques, restaurants and pubs. The $50 per person registration for the three-day event includes a swag bag stuffed with goodies and a coupon book full of savings. Read more...

Where Art Thou?

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 08:31
What drives the human impulse to collect things? What social justice issues are humans facing—and what are we doing to better the lives of men, women and children everywhere? New exhibits at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) explore human nature and identity. Read more...

Something New is Brewing

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 05:50
Grand Rapids is about to get hoppin' with beer dinners, tap takeovers and other events for Beer Month GR: Savor the Craft, a monthlong celebration of Grand Rapids' 60-plus craft breweries. Read more...