GR{KNOW} | Ambiance GR – A Unique Urban Metropolitan Lounge

Ambiance GR Kitchen and Lounge is soon to open in Downtown Grand Rapids. Team Ambiance believes that their concept will offer something new to set the establishment apart. Read on to find out more.  Location | 106 Pearl NW {Inside Ledyard Building on the corner of Ottawa and Pearl St.} Estimated Opening Date | Late November Speciality | American Eats […]

DAAC Finds New Location on Plainfield Avenue

  The Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) has been serving the Grand Rapids community as an artistic outlet for over 15 years. Back in 2013, the collective left their location on Division Avenue when the building come under new ownership. They are happy to announce that they have found a new venue! Where | 1553 Plainfield Avenue {Creston Neighborhood} About […]

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring From Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn’s combined mastery of melody, form, counterpoint, and the chamber idiom was admired and imitated by composers for generations to come. In a program bookended by two works of Mendelssohn from 1845, one brief, the other epic, we hear Mendelssohn’s close friend Robert Schumann’s response to Mendelssohn’s piano trios; how, near the end of his life, Brahms recalled Mendelssohn’s lyricism […]

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring From Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn’s combined mastery of melody, form, counterpoint, and the chamber idiom was admired and imitated by composers for generations to come. In a program bookended by two works of Mendelssohn from 1845, one brief, the other epic, we hear Mendelssohn’s close friend Robert Schumann’s response to Mendelssohn’s piano trios; how, near the end of his life, Brahms recalled Mendelssohn’s lyricism […]

Leo Kottke

Leo Kottke is a legendary acoustic guitar virtuoso who has developed a cult following of fellow guitarists and fans over the span of a 30-year career of recording and performing. Blending folk, jazz, and blues influences into a signature finger-picked style of syncopated, polyphonic music, Kottke’s work pre-dated and predicted much of the New Age instrumental music movement, and is […]

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring Russian Mastery

Russian music has told the story of its country and people like no other. The Prokofiev “Two Violin Sonata,” written in 1932, stands apart as an audaciously creative work from the period between the wars, while the remaining works on the program are glorious musical outpourings of the age of the tsars and the Russian Empire. Come hear CMS explore […]

‘Tis the Season to Embellish

The holidays are a time when we love to hear familiar carols, many of which are centuries old. Embellish Handbells will be offering well-loved selections of music at “‘Tis the Season to Embellish,” and breathing new life into some of these classic carols! Everyone loves to hear “Carol of the Bells” during the holidays, but have you ever heard it […]

Tintinnabulations of Terror: A Halloween Handbell Concert

Halloween is in the air, and spooks, ghouls, and goblins start to come out at night. Embellish Handbells welcomes them by creating ghostly, haunting, and upbeat Halloween music at their upcoming Halloween concert on October 30th. Embellish Handbells, the premier handbell ensemble of West Michigan, invites you to celebrate Halloween with their upcoming concert “Tintinnabulations of Terror: A Halloween Handbell […]

Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys – Choral Concert

Grand Rapids Choir of Men & Boys opens its 29th Season with three October concerts titled “On Earth as in Heaven.” Dr. Martin Neary (Westminster Abbey Choir, London) will direct a program of music, art, Scripture and poetic readings centered on the God’s love and how our language either builds up or tears down love. Featured works are English cathedral […]