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Lowell Showboat Sets Summer Concert Lineup

There is so much fun and entertainment in West Michigan this summer. There is something for everyone. The Meijer Garden's Summer Series, downtown activities including VanAndel Arena with Paul McCartney in August, just to mention one. And don't forget the always popular Lowell Showboat.

The Lowell Showboat Sizzlin' Summer Concerts, presented by LowellArts! and Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is ready to kick off another fabulous season.

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GRandJazzFest has Great Lineup for August Event

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announces the performance lineup for the fifth annual festival being held Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids. Eleven diverse acts are on tap for West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival.

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Courtesy Circle Theatre
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Cats is Coming to Circle Theatre in May

Circle Theatre, will open their Main Stage season with a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS starting on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Aquinas College.

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ArtPrize Artist Registration Now Open

Artist registration opened at noon today for ArtPrize 2016. Registration for the eighth annual event runs until 5PM on June 2.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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A Look Inside ‘UNLOADED’ at UICA [Photos]

UNLOADED is a traveling exhibition which explores the historical and social impact of guns. The exhibition at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts features the work of more than 20 artists, including former ArtPrize juror and ArtPrize award finalist Mel Chin.

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Van Singel Fine Arts Center
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TV Stars Bring “Driving Miss Daisy” to Van Singel Fine Arts Center Thursday

One night, and one night only, the Van Singel Fine Arts Center will host “DRIVING MISS DAISY,” the Pulitzer prize-winning comedy-drama written by Alfred Uhry. And, it reunites TV stars Sheree Wilson and Clarence Gilyard, both of “Walker Texas Ranger” fame.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
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ArtPrize Exhibition Will Feature 50 Artists Including Robert DeNiro Sr.

ArtPrize in partnership with Second Ave Arts today announced a three-day exhibition named Collectors Show / SPRING.

Collectors Show / SPRING will be held at the ArtPrize HUB in Grand Rapids from March 31 - April 2.

The show will feature 30 past ArtPrize artists and 20 artists from New York City, including Robert DeNiro Sr.

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West Michigan Youth Ballet Performing Coppelia Saturday

The West Michigan Youth Ballet is presenting the endearing ballet, Coppelia, at Grand Rapids Christian High's DeVos Center for Arts and Worship this Saturday, March 26, with performance times at 1 and 4:30 p.m.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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UICA Live Coverage Event [Photos]

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts held their 15th annual Live Coverage event on Friday night. Live Coverage featured dozens of artists creating art that is sold via silent auction the same night it is made.

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Courtesy GRandJazzFest
Courtesy GRandJazzFest
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Great Jazz Coming Back in August With GRandJazzFest

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation returns to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, this Aug. 20 and 21, for the fifth annual festival. The popular family-friendly festival, which attracted more than 10,000 people last year, is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival. The two-day festival will again be free because of Presenting Sponsor DTE Energy Foundation, the City of Grand Rapids and other sponsoring organizations and individuals.

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ArtPrize and Michigan House Heading to Austin, Texas During SXSW

ArtPrize and Michigan House today announced that the fourth iteration of Michigan House, a roving pop-up space, will serve as a home away from home for Michigan music and a space for discussion during South by Southwest 2016 in Austin, Texas.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Announces New Curatorial Mentorship Program

ArtPrize, today announced a new partnership with New York-based non-profit Independent Curators International (ICI).

ICI will develop and facilitate a three-part Curatorial Mentorship program in Grand Rapids.

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