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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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