An ice cold beer is just as much a part of Muskegon as the snow. Turns out, brewing reflects a pivotal part of this city’s past, as evident by Lakeshore Museum Center’s (LMC’s) latest exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon, running now through May 18.
“Guided by the Light,” the new exhibit at the Atrium Art Gallery of Second Christian Reformed Church in Grand Haven, contains the art collection of Donna Spaan.
After turning in the first two greatly beloved, operatically souped-up action opuses in the “Bad Boys” franchise, everyone’s favorite gearhead maximalist auteur Michael Bay is no longer behind the camera for the third, “Bad Boys for Life” (though he is in front of it, briefly).
GRAND RAPIDS — The Broadway sensation Hamilton is coming to Grand Rapids at the end of January. Broadway Grand Rapids announced Monday that people could have the chance to see it for only $10.
The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes' technically dazzling World War I tale "1917" won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino's radiant Los Angeles fable "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywo…
MUSKEGON — From Bizet and Rimksy-Korsakov to Led Zeppelin and Les Paul, the guitar duo of Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo take audiences on a journey of acoustic guitar music like you’ve never heard before.
MUSKEGON — Movies+Music, a Wednesday night series that debuted in 2019, is back this winter with “Allegro non Troppo,” “Waking Life” and “Pink Floyd: The Wall.”
A Grand Haven church will be one of 60 remote webcast locations worldwide to broadcast one of the nation’s leading lecture and cultural arts series next month.
(Editor’s note: While every attempt has been made to avoid spoilers, this article does commit the unpardonable sin of discussing the plot of the movie being reviewed.)
Hopper Miller, a graphic design student at the Careerline Tech Center and a Spring Lake High School junior, designed the winning logo for the West Michigan Student Showcase 2020, an annual celebration of excellence for area high school youth held at the Frauenthal Center in Muskegon.
CHICAGO — ’Twas a cold December day when, trudging through the vast expanse of the 900 North Michigan Shops, passing Gucci and hand-woven silk fabrics I could never afford, I noticed the strangest of welcome sights. It was a modest reminder that sometimes things get better. It was the time o…
GRAND RAPIDS — In Act II of “The Nutcracker Ballet,” the Prince whisks the slumbering Clara away to the Land of Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy holds court in a magical land of make believe.
For the 10th consecutive year, a wide variety of area and regional musicians will perform in the For Love of the Sally concert series at Grand Haven’s D&W Fresh Market, 1116 Robbins Road.
HOLLAND — The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre will show four films featuring Barbara Stanwyck during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from Nov. 25 to Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Christmas lights are starting to appear on houses across the area, and the shelves at local stores have been loaded down with Christmas decorations, wrapping paper and more since before Halloween.
WYOMING — Grammy Award-winning recording artist Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming Spectacular at the Grand Rapids First Assembly on Thursday, Dec. 5.
GRAND RAPIDS — Full of clever antics and comical wit, the heartwarming family film “Home Alone” is sure to get everyone into the holiday spirit with a hearty laugh or two along the way.
HOLLAND — This holiday season, the Holland Area Arts Council is reprising their partnership with Grand Rapids Ballet in two special performances for children ages 4 to 10 – and their adult guests – on Sunday, Nov. 17.
MUSKEGON — Celebrating the new Art and Music Building while honoring the memory of two longtime art faculty members, Muskegon Community College presents “Looking Back and Forward: Works by Past and Present MCC Art Faculty” from Nov. 11-Dec. 12 in Overbrook Gallery.
For kids with food allergies, dietary restrictions or Type I diabetes, Halloween trick-or-treating can put kids at risk for serious health issues.
On Halloween, the TV viewer’s thoughts shift from the usual prestige drama to things that go bump in the night. While the likes of “The Walking Dead,” “American Horror Story,” “Castle Rock” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” are among the higher-profile offerings from TV’s ongoing love aff…
From costume contests to fall festivals, spooky performances to trick-or-treat events, West Michigan is celebrating Halloween all month long. You’ll find family-friendly events, adult-only parties, pumpkin carving, haunted trails and more.
For nearly two decades, Dave Palmer has done everything in his power to put musical instruments in the hands of local kids. He now has another goal – to gather a few of the most talented local musicians and help them take the next step in their music careers.
The Atrium Art Gallery at Second Christian Reformed Church is featuring artistic expressions in many media in a new exhibit, “A Myriad of Talents: Art by the members of Second Church.”
Families can get in the fall spirit with a free pumpkin decorating event on Saturday, Sept. 28, during that day’s Farmers’ Market at Grand Haven’s Chinook Pier.
Local artist Lewis Cross was born in Davison, Michigan, in 1864 and moved to Spring Lake in the early 1880s. His love of the outdoors began early in life with much of his time spent outdoors.
Grand Haven’s Central Park will be a hub of cultural celebration on Saturday, Sept. 28, as the city’s first Hispanic Heritage Fiesta is set from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
MUSKEGON — The 91st annual Michigan Contemporary Art Exhibition is now on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art, and it includes the works of nine artists who live in Northwest Ottawa County or have ties to the area.
The crowd may have been down from last year, but the art was shining as kids and families created masterpieces during the Family Art Day on Saturday, an ArtWalk event.
Humanity for Prisoners will welcome best-selling author Alex Kotlowitz to West Michigan to raise awareness of issues within our criminal justice system and to highlight the work of the organization.