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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.

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."

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.

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