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2016 Oscar Nominations: ‘The Revenant’ Leads with 12 Noms, ‘Mad Max’ with 10

We made it! Oscar nominations day has finally arrived, putting to rest all of your endless predictions about the most ambiguous awards season in decades, until, of course, we start prognosticating about the nominees. The 2016 Oscar nominations will be announced at 8:30 a.m. E.T. and you can watch them live below.

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Festival of the Arts Performance Application Deadline is Near

Are you a singer, dancer, solo, group, choir, whatever? Do you have a desire to be on the "big stage?" Festival of the Arts 2016, the annual first of June entertainment and food extravaganza in Grand Rapids is accepting applications from all hopeful performers, but the deadline is near.

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Want to Spend Summer Creating Art in the Porcupine Mountains? Apply Here

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced applications are being accepted for the Porcupine Mountains Artist-in-Residence Program for the 2016 spring, summer and fall and 2017 winter residencies.

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Detroit Artist Suing Building Owner to Protect Mural She Created, Should the Mural be Protected? [Poll]

The Detroit News reports that artist Katherine Craig is suing building owner, Princeton Enterprises, to ensure that her 100-by-125-foot mural is protected at 2937 East Grand in Detroit.

Princeton Enterprises is considering redeveloping the property on which Craig created The Illuminated Mural in 2009.

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Broadway Season Closes With Record Attendance And Sales Numbers
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Broadway’s “The Book of Mormon” Tickets go on Sale February 1st

The producers of the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, and Broadway Grand Rapids announced that single tickets for the Grand Rapids engagement at DeVos Performance Hall, will go on sale February 1st at 10:00 a.m.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Features the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Performing “Piano Extravaganza”

Another exciting concert for Grand Rapids.

Four internationally renowned pianists from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will perform in concert at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, January 21st entitled “Piano Extravaganza”. Two pianos will be played by multiple pianists throughout the performance. In Bartok’s The Miraculous Mandarin for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 19, two pianists will perform together on one piano. Now that's exciting.

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Applications Open for 2016 Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts Performers

Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts is now accepting applications for music, theatre and dance performances.

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73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations Announcement
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The Golden Globe Nominees are Announced

Angela Bassett, America Ferrera, Chloë Grace Moretz and Dennis Quaid have just announced the nominations for the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards, which will be held January 10th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and broadcast live on NBC. Ricky Gervais will host. Denzel Washington will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

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Blue Man Group's 20th Anniversary Reunion Show
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Blue Man Group Returning to Grand Rapids in February

Broadway Grand Rapids is excited to announce that after six successful years on the road, Blue Man Group will circle the United States one more time and return to Grand Rapids on February 2nd and 3rd.

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Grand Rapids Native Jerry Gretzinger Artwork Featured at UICA

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will present Coming Home: Jerry Gretzinger opening this Saturday, November 21, 2015 – February 28, 2016. The centerpiece of the exhibition, Jerry’s Map, is a massive map created with a variety of mediums and dictated by an elaborate set of rules and randomly generated instructions created by Gretzinger himself.

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Phantom of the Opera Tickets on Sale Tomorrow [Video]

All of West Michigan has been waiting for this, and finally the moment has arrived. Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA go on sale tomorrow, Thursday, November 19, at 10:00 am for the premiere Grand Rapids engagement at DeVos Performance Hall.

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Night at Your Museum Coming Back to Grand Rapids Public Museum

Your favorite characters come to life at the Night at Your Museum on a very special night. Hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), mother's, father's, and children of all ages will have a blast of a time on Sunday, December 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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