10:38 AM Sep 23, 2011
Three organists and scholars will perform at Hope College's Dimnent Memorial Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27. The three scholars are Hope alumni Susan De Kam and Richard Newman, as well as University of Toronto alumnus Aaron Tan. The public is invited and admission is free.
6:00 PM Sep 21, 2011
The Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series at Hope College will open its season at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, with the sixth annual Tom Andrews Memorial Reading. It will feature poet Chris Dombrowski and memoirist Mira Bartok, both of whom are former Hope students, in the Knickerbocker Theatre. A performance by a Hope jazz group will precede the reading beginning at 6:30 p.m.
10:44 AM Sep 20, 2011
The Hope College Wind Ensemble will present its first concert of the 2011-12 season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in Dimnent Memorial Chapel. The public is invited and admission is free. "If you've never seen the Wind Ensemble before, this concert would be a great way to introduce yourself to Hope College's premiere wind and brass group,' said director Gabe Southard, assistant professor of music at Hope.
10:32 AM Sep 19, 2011
Spring Lake's varsity boys tennis team scored eight points to place third out of four teams at Saturday's Holland Quad. Mitch Davis scored one point for the Lakers by going 1-2 at No. 3 singles. His win came against Lowell. Harrison Palmer and Stuart Velarde went 2-1 at No. 2 doubles, with wins over Lowell and Holland. Jonah Yoshonis and Erik Johnson also went 2-1 and were declared flight champions at third doubles after scoring wins over Lowell and Holland. Brenden Peel and Josh Cole were unbeaten at fourth doubles.
10:42 AM Sep 15, 2011
Families and students engaged in the college search will have the opportunity to connect with nearly 70 colleges and universities during the Holland Area College Fair on Thursday, Sept. 29. Hosted by Hope College, the event will be held in the Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse from 6:30-8 p.m. In addition to featuring representatives and information from the participating colleges and universities, the fair will include two 30-minute information sessions regarding the financial aid process, starting at 6:45 and 7:25 p.m.
11:24 AM Sep 12, 2011
The Holland Area Historical Society will host a program on the life of a Dutch traveler at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The presentation will be held at the Maas Conference Center, at 264 Columbia Ave. on the Hope College campus. The public is invited and admission is free.
1:00 PM Sep 9, 2011
The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre will continue its tradition of showing contemporary and independent films through its 2011 Fall Film Series - which begins Monday, Sept. 12. The series is scheduled to run through Nov. 12. It will feature a total of four films - beginning with "Rebirth,' a film focusing on the aftermath of 9/11. The other three films in the series are "Midnight in Paris,' "Mozart's Sister' and "Life Above All Else.' All films will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at the downtown Holland theater.
4:00 PM Sep 6, 2011
An exhibition of new paintings by New York City and West Michigan artists opens Friday, Sept. 9, at the Holland Area Arts Council, 150 E. Eighth St. The paintings will be on display at there through Nov. 5. Mike Coleman, Adam Dahlstrom, Derek Johnson, Tyler Loftis, Chris Protas, Dov Talpaz and Ellen Trumbo have shown as a group frequently over the past decade. Based in New York and West Michigan, these artists have worked together since meeting at art school in Greenwich Village in the mid-1990s.
10:26 AM Sep 2, 2011
The ninth annual Le Style de Vie, a wine-and-design event, will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 on Eighth Street in downtown Holland. The Center for Women in Transition will be the beneficiary of this event. Tickets are $50 and may be purchased at www.aplaceforwomen.org/events, Butch's Globe or Studio K in Holland.
10:54 AM Sep 1, 2011
Spring Lake's varsity boys soccer team continued its torrid start to the season with an impressive 4-0 victory at Holland Christian on Wednesday. The Lakers are now 4-0 on the year. "The guys do a lot of hard work,' Lakers' coach Jeremy Thelen said. "Plus, we scored at the perfect times. We scored five minutes into the game, five minutes before halftime, and five minutes into the second half. We really took the wind out of them.'

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