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An Alternative View Of The 2016 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival
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Americana and Country Swing Artist Pokey LaFarge Coming to Grand Rapids

Early jazz, ragtime, country blues, and Western swing will explode on the Royce Performance Hall stage at St. Cecilia Music Center February 9 at 7:30. How so? Pokey LaFarge comes to Grand Rapids!

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Video Games Live! With the Grand Rapids Symphony Tonight

If Video Games are a part of your life, especially the classics Mario™, Zelda™, Halo®, Final Fantasy® and more, tonight will be a little bit of heaven for you.

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Top TV Sports Commercials are the Best [Video]

We're in one of the great sports weekends of the year, with the last week of the regular season of the NFL, come on Lions, beat the Packers, and loads of college bowl games. Watching all that football means you will also be watching tons of commercials. So, I thought it would be fun to take a walk down memory lane…

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New Year’s Resolutions a Success or Bust?

Are you making a New Year's resolution? Did you know that about 60% of us do make New Year's resolutions, but statistics show that only about 8% of us follow through. I'm there. Still, year after year, we keep making them – hoping this is the year we will make it happen. Is that you?

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National tour of Pump Boys & Dinettes makes a pit stop in West Michigan

More great theater is coming to West Michigan, Byron Center, actually.

On January 26th, 2017, Pump Boys and Dinettes, moves into the Van Single Fine Arts Center for a one-night only performance of the “friendliest, happiest show in town.”

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Lots of fun in Grand Rapids for the Kids and Family During Christmas Break

Are you looking for things for the family to do over Christmas break? This might be your answer. How about a Snowflake Break?

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is once again hosting family-friendly fun over this year’s holiday break! Now through January 3, the GRPM will celebrate Snowflake Break with additional hands on activities, all included with admission.

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A Beer Lovers Paradise at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Beer Lovers rejoice! The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) continues its very popular Beer Explorers program next year, actually just a few weeks away, on January 12, 2017. Held in partnership with Founders Brewing Company on Thursday evenings, it gives Grand Rapidians a new twist on a Founders beer tasting.

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How About Some Fun for New Year’s Eve in West Michigan?

Christmas is almost hear and there is still so much to do. But, let's not forget the New Year follows close behind. Whether you chose to quietly ring in the new year, or blow it out, here are some ideas for you that the West Michigan Tourist Association has put together.

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Gilda’s LaughFest Announces First Round of Talent and Introduces New Festival Badges

Joanne from the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, stopped by The River on Wednesday, December 7th and announced the first round of talent and shows scheduled for the festival’s seventh year to be held March 9 to 19, 2017, in downtown Grand Rapids, and surrounding communities. New this year, details were released regarding LaughFest Badges, which allow individuals access to various aspects of the festival depending on the level of badge purchased.

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Annular Solar Eclipse Observed
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A Complete Solar Eclipse is Coming

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse is coming, and you'll want to make plans now to see it.

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Opera Grand Rapids presents The Student Prince
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Opera Grand Rapids Gets Excellence Nominations for Student Prince

Congratulations to Opera Grand Rapids. They received word that their June production of “The Student Prince” was recently nominated for five awards by Broadway World Detroit, a leading resource for news on Broadway, theatre, and entertainment.

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Whitecaps Making a Few Changes to Fifth Third Ballpark

The players have all packed up and returned home for the off-season. Road construction season is winding down with the coming freeze, but that never stops the West Michigan Whitecaps, because construction season at Fifth Third Ballpark is just beginning.

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