Festival of the Arts | A 50 Year Celebration

50.YEARS.STRONG aka HALF A CENTURY! Festival of the Arts is celebrating a major milestone as the longest running festival in Michigan and YOU’RE INVITED! Find out what you can expect when you attend this weekend’s event. The 2019 Festival of the Arts will take place on June 7, 8 and 9. This free event is a celebration of every type of […]

Filipino Lantern Workshop and Parade Comes to Grand Rapids Dec. 2

This holiday season, their Filipino community will be taking center stage with the GR Filipino Parol Lantern Parade and Lantern Workshop. Both events will be taking place on Dec. 2 at Start Garden. Find out more about what you can expect when you attend. The event begins with the Lantern Workshop. The workshop is free to attend, but guests will […]

The Nomad Gallery La Dia De Los Muertos Event to Take Place Nov. 2

Photo courtesy of NOMAD Gallery Facebook page Halloween is an exciting and spooky time, but it is the days after Halloween that can be even scarier. These are the days known as the Day of the Dead, or La Dia De Los Muertos, which span from October 31 to Nov. 2. On November 2, the NOMAD Gallery will be honoring […]

The Tinsel, Treats and Trolley Event Returns to Ada Township Nov. 30

Photo courtesy of Grand Rapids Kids The holiday season is coming to Grand Rapids and it’s time to start marking your calendars for some exciting community events.  One event you should add to your schedule is Tinsel, Treats and Trolleys which will be taking place in the Ada Township on November 30 from 5:30-9:00 PM. Find out more about what […]

Brewery Vivant Holds the 8th Annual Fork Fest on Oct. 26

Photo courtesy of Romence Gardens and Greenhouses Brewery Vivant is well known as the world’s first LEED certified microbrewery. But better than that…it’s a great place for excellent beer and delicious food! On Friday, Oct. 26 join the brewery for their 8th annual Fork Fest. Learn more about what you can expect when you attend. Photo courtesy of Trip Advisor Fork Fest […]

The Lamp Light Music Festival to Take Place at the Wealthy Theater Nov. 2-4

Photo courtesy of Pop Scholars Support the artists in your community by attending the is year’s Lamp Light Musical Festival! This event will be taking place November 2-4 at the Wealthy Theater.  Find out more about what you can expect when you come down. Photo courtesy of Lamp Light Music Festival The Lamp Light Music Festival is an annual event […]

Thriller! Chiller Film Festival and Awards Ceremony at the Wealthy Theater Oct. 23-27

Photo courtesy of Thriller Chiller The arts are so important in our community, it is great to give the people behind the creation of these artistic ventures the recognition they deserve. This is the purpose of the Storey Awards, a community award created by the Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival. This year, the Story Award will be going to Sarah Vesley […]

Art Prize Announces a New Scavenger Hunt Activity

Photo courtesy of X-rite Today marks the beginning of Art Prize and participating Grand Rapids organizations are getting ready by offering a number of activities to residents who will be taking part in the festivities. This year, a new featured activity will be the Scavenger Hunt. Find out more about what the Scavenger Hunt entails and how you can take […]

New Co-Chairs Appointed for the 2019 Festival of the Arts

Photo courtesy of America’s Story As the Festival of the Arts looks forward to its 50th anniversary in June of 2019, the organization is excited to announce its honorary co-chairs for the event. Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director of the Grand Rapids Ballet, and James Sofranko, Artistic Director for the Grand Rapids Ballet have been elected for this honorary position. […]

Napportunity Provides a Chance for You To Relax While Supporting a Worthy Cause

Photo courtesy of Comfort Research Who doesn’t enjoy a nice, refreshing nap? Well, now you can nap to support a good cause by participating in Napportunity, taking place at Rosa Parks Circle on Thursday, Sept. 27. The event is a collaboration between the West Michigan company, Comfort Research, and the non-profit, Artists Creating Together (ACT). Find out more about what’s […]