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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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The 67th Annual Tony Awards - Show
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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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Standard Bank Joy of Jazz: Day 2
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Acclaimed Jazz Musician Anat Cohen at St. Cecelia December 10

Fantastic jazz is coming back to St. Cecelia Music Center.

Dynamic Bandleader and emotionally passionate clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen and her Quartet will open St. Cecilia Music Center’s eighth season of their Jazz Series  with  “Celebrando Brasil: From Rio to Minas” on December 10, 2015.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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A Christmas Story Next Production at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

It's not often a local, community theatre is offered production rights to a much coveted musical that is on a professional national tour, but Grand Rapids Civic Theatre got that call several months ago. The question? We would like you to produce "A Christmas Story." Are you interested? The answer? Are you kidding? How soon can we get it?

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David Finckel/Wu Han/St. Cecilia Music Center
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St. Cecilia Music Center and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Beginning New Season

St. Cecilia Music Center is bringing Artistic Director of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, cellist David Finckel and world-class string musicians, violinists Benjamin Beilman, Sean Lee and Danbi Um and violist Paul Neubauer, to Grand Rapids for a concert on Tuesday, November 12, 2015.

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Is it Too Soon to be Thinking About Festival, 2016?

It's not Halloween yet, and Festival 2016 is already getting their act together. Of course they are since it truly is a year-round effort for that fun filled, tummy filled, community arts event that takes over downtown Grand Rapids for an exciting June weekend.

With Festival's planning underway, now is the time to submit applications for food booths. Applications can be found online at http://www.festivalgr.org/applications.

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Organ Concert Lovers Will Love This

The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ at the Grand Rapids Public Museum fires up again with a  concert by Justin Stahl on Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24. Performing his work, “A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That,” Stahl will feature a variety of theatre organ works that he has played for thousands before.

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Zoe Bultman “Flower Power”/Courtesy Consumers Energy
Zoe Bultman “Flower Power”/Courtesy Consumers Energy
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SmartArt Competition Winner From Grand Rapids Public Schools is Announced

ArtPrize has just announced the top 20 in the public voting for the top prizes in 2015, however an art winner has already been announced in another art competition.

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ArtPrize Music Competition Alive and Well at St. Cecilia Music Center Hub

St. Cecilia Music Center, as the Official ArtPrize 2015 Music Hub, is organizing busking sites, which means to entertain by dancing, singing, or reciting on the street or in a public place, featuring ArtPrize musicians who are entered in the competition. This year’s ArtPrize music performance element includes busking sites at five locations throughout the city, with over 150 live performances during the first 12 days of the event from September 23 – October 4, 2015.

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