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Grand Rapids Symphony Announces Lineup for 2015 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops

The Grand Rapids Symphony's 2015 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops summer concert series will include Five For Fighting and the music of Neil Diamond, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Billy Joel and Elton John in July.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts’ Traveling Troupe Presents ‘The Hundred Dresses’

For 25 years, The Traveling Troupe has been giving back to West Michigan through theatrical productions starring and aimed at kids.

That includes upcoming performances kicking off Saturday of the musical "The Hundred Dresses."

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Elton John Heads Out on U.S. Tour; See Him in Las Vegas Through 100.5 The River [Video]

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sir Elton John has carved out one of the most illustrious music careers of the past half-century.

He is the third most successful artist in the history of the American music charts, behind only Elvis Presley and The Beatles.

His home away from his United Kingdom home is Las Vegas, where he the resident artist at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace from March 18 to April 14. And you can win a trip to see him in concert there through 100.5 The River!

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Hall & Oates Ticket Details Released for May 9 Grand Rapids Concert [Video]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo Hall & Oates last week announced that Grand Rapids would be a May 9 stop on its spring tour.

Now ticket information for Daryl Hall's and John Oates' Grand Rapids performance has been released -- and those go on sale Friday.

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Announces 90th Season

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts have announced their 90th season, and it certainly has a "wow" factor.

The season is filled with performances reflecting its 90-year history of being one of the top amateur regional theaters in the country.

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100.5 The River’s March 2015 Top Songs Playlist

Rita Coolidge's 'We're All Alone'

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Focus,’ ‘The Lazarus Effect’ and ‘Maps to the Stars’ [Video]

Some big names in this weekend's movie premieres including: Will Smith and Margot Robbie in Focus; Olivia Wilde in The Lazarus Effect; and Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson in Maps to the Stars.

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Binge Watching Stacks Deck on TV Viewing with Shows Like Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’

Binge television watchers just love shows like Netflix's "House of Cards" because the entire series is available all at once.

That means there will probably be plenty of folks watching the third season premiere of the Netflix series, where Kevin Spacey plays fictional Vice President Frank Underwood with presidential aspirations.

Two words: Binge watching, instead of going to the movies. And a new survey out shows binge watching's on the rise.

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Vanessa Williams Joining Grand Rapids Symphony for Symphony with Soul

Special guest Vanessa Williams is joining the Grand Rapids Symphony on Feb. 28 for the 14th annual Symphony with Soul.

The community celebration of African-American musical expression is at 8 p.m. EST at DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids, with tickets still available.

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Mark Herman Plays Jerry Herman Songs for Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s 2015 Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series kicks off on March 5 & 6 with performances by organist Mark Herman as he plays songs from composer Jerry Herman.

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Disney On Ice’s ‘Passport to Adventure’ Skates into Grand Rapids [Video]

Mickey and Minnie Mouse and their Disney pals are coming to town when Disney on Ice’s Passport to Adventure skates into Van Andel Arena from Thursday through Sunday.

Tickets are still available, ranging from $12 to $58, with special deals for children.

Show times are 7 p.m. EST Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday.

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ABC’s ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Announces Cast for Season 20

Dancing With the Stars has revealed the cast of celebrities competing for its 20th season, which kicks off March 16.

Co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews introduced the stars Tuesday on ABC's Good Morning America.

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