October is the perfect month for pumpkin-flavored everything, football weekends, apple picking and all things Halloween. For me, October also ushers in “Scary Movie Month.”
MUSKEGON — The Muskegon Community College Center for Theater will present a musical adaption of Mel Brooks’ 1974 film “Young Frankenstein,” a parody of the classic horror film genre, in the Overbrook Theater on Oct. 28-31.
With the week of Holland’s annual Tulip Time festival just seven months away, the festival has announced a slate of entertainers, exhibits and community events that looks more like festivals of the past than last year’s pared-down pandemic-era festival.
Spoiler alert: Betty Crocker isn’t a real person. Still, Cathy Swanson Wheaton is making sure that the 100th birthday of General Mills’ fictitious spokesperson is not going unnoticed.
MUSKEGON — Michigan State University’s Be-Bop Spartans, a 22-member student jazz orchestra, will perform selections from their repertoire of jazz, soul, swing, blues and gospel at the Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western Ave. in Muskegon, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10.
MUSKEGON — Dr. Scott Behrens, vice president of enrollment management and student success at Monroe County Community College, will present “Using Data to Inform Growth and Student Success” on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at noon in Muskegon Community College's Stevenson Center, Room 1300.
HOLLAND — A vocal music teacher at West Ottawa’s Macatawa Bay Middle School has been awarded this year’s Calvin Langejans Excellence in Music Education Award from the Holland Chorale.
This year’s weeklong Hispanic Heritage Fiesta – from its authentic food to music and dancing – was an overwhelming success, say the organizers of the event held in Grand Haven.
HOLLAND — Hope College faculty member and flutist Gabe Southard will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The West Michigan Opera Project will perform “From Broadway to Opera and Back Again” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Village at the Pines Retirement Community Courtyard, 1450 S. Ferry St., Grand Haven.
SPRING LAKE — Lloyd’s Bayou Baldwin House Senior Living of Spring Lake is hosting Michael Carluccio, known as “The Man of A Thousand Voices," for a night of musical memories on Thursday, Sept. 23, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Chef Ollie McCain loves the food culture in Peru, calling it a melting pot of several South American foods paired with Asian influences.
HOLLAND — The Hope College Chapel Choir, College Chorus, and SPERA choirs will present the program “Together Again: Songs of Belonging and Becoming” during an outdoor concert on Friday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Pine Grove in the central campus. Bring a chair, blanket and sweater to enjoy thi…
The Big Red Quilters Guild in Holland is welcoming two-time ArtPrize winner Annie Loveless, who will offer a lecture at their meeting on Monday, Sept. 20.
HOLLAND — Dr. Ernest Cole of the Hope College English faculty will present the lecture “Negotiating the In-Between: Colonial Education, Spatial Geographies, and the Postcolonial Body in Transition.”
MUSKEGON — Grand Haven Area Community Foundation has opened a new endowment fund for the West Michigan Symphony (WMS) with a $75,000 gift — part of its most recent round of Community Impact Grants.
The Tri-Cities Puentes Initiative announced that its upcoming concert as part of the Grand Haven Hispanic Fiesta on Sept. 24 will now be free, thanks to the support of event sponsors.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan marching band will perform a halftime show on Saturday — the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks — that its director says will not only pay tribute to the lives lost and impacted that day, but also will be dazzling in its scope.
The four teenage artists who spent the summer creating a mural are excited to see their artwork as part of the Spring Lake landscape. They also hope messages expressed in the artwork resonate with people.
The Scottville Clown Band wrapped up the Dancing into the Sunset season with a surprise concert Tuesday night at Pamona Park in Fruitport. (Tribune photos by Becky Vargo)
When someone thinks of a director or a producer in charge of a musical production, they normally think of someone who has many years of experience in theater.
NEW YORK — Near the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to try something that seemed unthinkable for novelists in its early stages – turn it into fiction.