Central Park Players will perform the play, “A Piece of My Heart,” at the Grand Haven Community Center, 421 Columbus Ave., this coming Friday and Saturday, May 20-21. Performances are at 7:30 p.m.
MUSKEGON — The 58th annual Muskegon Community College Student Art and Design Exhibition in the Overbrook Art Gallery begins Monday, May 16, and runs through Sept. 8.
The Summer Sessions Waterfront Concert Series will return to the Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium with an expanded lineup of four concerts, beginning in June.
MUSKEGON — At one time William Grant Still’s 1930 Symphony No. 1 “Afro-American” was among the most frequently performed symphonies in the repertoire. Music Director Scott Speck and the West Michigan Symphony will bring this magnificent blues-infused work to the Frauenthal Center stage at 7:…
FRANKENMUTH — Tourism industry leaders gathered in Frankenmuth on Monday to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week. They recognized the collective strength of Michigan’s travel industry and the contributions of the U.S. travel industry in driving economic recovery growth and building the…
Hollywood is bringing out some of its biggest and most reliable players for the 2022 summer movie season, which unofficially kicks off this weekend with the help of Marvel and Disney’s “Doctor Strange and the Multitverse of Madness” and runs through the end of August.
MUSKEGON — Catholic Charities West Michigan will hold its second annual Holy Smokes BBQ fundraiser on Saturday, May 7, at Pigeon Hill Brewing Co. in downtown Muskegon.
HOLLAND — Tulip Time is just around the corner and Holland is readying to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors to its celebration of the tulip and the city’s Dutch heritage.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — In early 2020, Spring Lake High School choir students traveled to New York City to gaze upon the Big Apple’s glitz and glam, and witness one of the longest-running musicals on Broadway.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — As high school freshmen, students nationwide take a swing at unraveling one of the most famous stories in all of English literature. Albeit tricky, it’s a standard part of the curriculum.
HOLLAND — The Department of Theatre at Hope College will present Steve Martin’s and Edie Brickell’s musical “Bright Star” on April 22-24, as well as April 28-30, in the main theatre in the DeWitt Student and Cultural Center.
Muskegon Community College will be launching an Esports intercollegiate athletic program in the fall 2022 semester — but will begin the recruiting process immediately.
Since its release on Feb. 18, “Dog” featuring Channing Tatum has seen a positive turnout in the box office, raking in $14 million on its opening weekend alone. However, the film may have also garnered some misguided popularity toward its canine star, Lulu, a Belgian malinois.
NORTON SHORES — A Great Michigan Read book discussion of “The Women of Copper Country,” Mary Doria Russell’s account of the valiant effort in 1913 to unionize the copper miners in Calumet, will take place on Thursday, April 14, at 7 p.m.
As COVID-19 cases drop, mask protocols ease and more Americans venture out to beaches, theme parks and other tourist destinations, travel is bouncing back to levels not seen since the pandemic took hold, industry experts say.
WEST OLIVE — The Lakeshore Visual Arts Collective will transform the Nature Center at Hemlock Crossing County Park into a one-night-only, pop-up art venue on Saturday, April 16.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 94th Academy Awards that steadily maintained a buoyant spirit was rocked by an unbelievable exchange after Will Smith took offense to a joke made by Chris Rock about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.
After having to cancel the Fruitport Old Fashioned Days festival the past two years due to COVID-19, the Fruitport Lions Club say the festival will return this May.
In Disney/Pixar’s new animated film, “Turning Red,” a 13-year-old Chinese Canadian girl named Mei Lee comes into puberty and turns into a giant, furry red panda whenever strong teenage emotions overwhelm her.
BALTIMORE — Growing up in Canton, Maryland, in the 1950s, Maria Kaczaniuk embraced her Ukrainian heritage, learning to embroider traditional dresses and pillows, dance in the Ukrainian style and cook Ukrainian food. When she married a fellow Ukrainian American in Baltimore, they spoke to the…
FRUITPORT — Two years ago, the Fruitport school district's theater program was gearing up toward one last shebang — a final performance of “The Little Mermaid” in the auditorium the program called home for more than 60 years.
Every Friday during Lent, Grand Haven’s local Knights of Columbus holds a fish fry – but the fish are hard to come by this year.
HOLLAND — The Hope College Chapel Choir and SPERA vocal ensemble will perform a joint concert on Saturday, March 12, at 6 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The rock band Tool visited Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on Tuesday night, March 8. The band's lineup includes vocalist Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones and drummer Danny Carey, along with bassist Justin Chancellor.
HOLLAND — Several St. Patrick’s Day events are planned for Saturday, March 12, in downtown Holland, including the return of the Leprechaun Chase 5K and the St. Patrick’s Day parade.
PHILADELPHIA — As Russian forces were closing in on Kyiv last Thursday, Oksana Maslova, a Philadelphia Ballet dancer from Ukraine, was exchanging text messages with friends and family nearly 5,000 miles away. Her mother, who had gone to Kyiv to be with Maslova’s sister, spent the previous tw…
Local author Melanie Hooyenga said she plans to donate all March proceeds for her gratitude journal, “The Book of Good,” to Mosaic Counseling’s youth counseling and programming.
Summoning a deep breath during a distressing situation can be demanding. But asking a child to perform that task? That was a former Lakeshore resident’s biggest pet peeve.
HOLLAND — The annual campus-wide, 24-hour Dance Marathon fundraiser organized by Hope College students is returning to an in-person format — although still with adjustments – when it runs on Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, in the Dow Center.
HOLLAND — The Department of Dance at Hope College will present its major annual concert, Dance 48, on Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, as well as Thursday through Saturday, March 10-12, in the DeWitt Center main theater. Each performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.
HOLLAND — Hope College’s Knickerbocker Theatre will feature Steve McQueen, nicknamed the “King of Cool,” in its One Night Only Series that focuses on classic films.