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HOLLAND – Tickets for the annual Hope College Christmas Vespers services, an 82-year tradition, will be sold to the public beginning Monday, Nov. 7, at the Events and Conferences Office in the Anderson-Werkman Financial Center, 100 E. Eighth St., Holland.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The Buccaneer marching band will host its 15th annual Grand Haven Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 5:30-9 p.m. at Buccaneer Stadium.

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The “Beat” went on Saturday, despite persistent storms that pounded the Lakeshore.

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SPRING LAKE — Over the past decade, a local concert venue has provided harmonious melodies in a historic Masonic Temple. On Sunday, the owners announced those tunes will prepare for their parting song.

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Some people arrived early and set up chairs to wait, while others were wandering downtown Grand Haven and were simply drawn in by the sounds of the music coming from the Waterfront Stadium.

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More than 30 of Grand Haven High School’s orchestra students recently returned from a nearly two-week visit to Austria.

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The Salvation Army will host a First-Friday dance from 7-9 p.m. this coming Friday. The dance will take place at The Salvation Army’s recently renovated Grand Haven campus at 310 N. Despelder St.

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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:…

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Grand Haven High School senior Ian Bakker was recently named the recipient of the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s Scholar Instrumentalist Award.

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About 30 people formed a line ahead of a Saturday morning opening of a record store in Grand Haven’s east-side Washington Square.

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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.

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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. 

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HOLLAND — The Hope College orchestra will perform with the student winners of the college’s annual Concerto-Aria Competition on Friday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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MUSKEGON — The Muskegon Community College Wind Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Daniel M. Meyers, will perform their Winter Concert on Friday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Orchard View High School Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is a free will donation.

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When Dave Palmer and Rick VanWeelden first dreamed up Walk the Beat, they envisioned a music festival with stops in 10 cities across Michigan.

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It begins with the violins – orderly and baroque. The choir rises. The audience rises. And before you know it, the concert hall, church, rec center or school auditorium fills with the triumphant sound of one of the most beloved musical works of the season: Handel’s “Hallelujah” chorus.

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First Presbyterian Church’s Community Artist Series Concert, “Christmas Cards,” featuring the West Michigan Concert Winds and the Lakeshore Symphony Orchestra, will take place Sunday, Dec. 12, at 4 p.m.

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LOS ANGELES — Supply-chain woes are this year’s Grinch, threatening to steal gifts and good cheer. But TV is overstocked with holiday specials and rom-coms – including the Food Network’s first movie and the rebranded GAC Family channel’s Christmas debut.

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MUSKEGON — The Mona Shores Singing Christmas Tree, known as “America’s Tallest Singing Christmas Tree,” returns to the Frauenthal Center in Muskegon this Christmas after taking a year off for the first time in 36 years due to the pandemic.

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Spring Lake High School’s marching band earned Grand Champion status at both the Grand Haven and Grandville invitationals this fall.