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UICA Brunch, Brews, and a Movie Begins in June

If you are a movie buff, and a food buff, the UICA has just the "ticket" for you.

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) announced a partnership with Grand Rapids Brewing Company that will give foodies and film lovers something to celebrate. UICA and GRBC are teaming up to offer Brunch, Brews, and a Movie, a new series that incorporates a film school-esque lecture with everyone’s favorite mid-morning meal brunch. The event will take place at both UICA and GRBC on select Sundays throughout the year.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Tomorrowland’ and ‘Poltergeist’ [Video]

Something for everyone at the theater this weekend. This week's new movies are led by a reboot of a classic horror movie and another epic film from Disney.

View full trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Michigan’s Joshua Davis Winds Up Third on ‘The Voice’ [Video]

The goofy dude with the hats, Sawyer Fredericks, bested Michigan roots rocker Joshua Davis to win the NBC vocal competition, 'The Voice' Tuesday night.

Davis, who penned an original song about the people in Michigan for the show, wound up third, and performed a duet with Sheryl Crow on the finale.

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Movie Preview of “The Intern” [Video]

It's difficult to find good 'adult' movies playing these days. Typically, Hollywood make movies for the somewhat younger crowd because they are the ones buying the tickets. And that can cut the rest of us out. By-the-way, I don't mean that kind of adult movie.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ ‘Good Kill’ and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ [Video]

Pitch Perfect 2 and Mad Max: Fury Road lead the way for this week's new movies.

See all the trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes!

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New Latin Restaurant Opening This Summer in Downtown Arena District

A new concept in Latin cuisine will soon be added to dining options in Grand Rapids’ Arena District. Luna is scheduled to open at 64 Ionia Avenue during the summer of 2015. The menu will feature contemporary Latin foods while embracing the rich culinary heritage of Latin America.

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More Fun at Civic Theatre as “Avenue Q” Opens May 29 [Video]

Avenue Q, opening at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre May 29, features a delightful blend of a cast of humans and puppets in a plot that tackles subjects such as dating, racism, internet porn, being gay and finding a purpose in life. In short, Avenue Q is about community, and the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts’ is the first community theatre in Grand Rapids to produce this (2004) Tony Awarding Winning piece.

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Tony® Award Winning Musical ‘Kinky Boots’ Opens June 2 at DeVos Performance Hall

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the DeVos Performance Hall on June 2, 2015, with tickets starting at just $32.50.

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The Most Memorable Catch Phrases from Action Movies [Video]

Everyone knows that the best part of an action movie is the one-liner. You know, the famous catch phrase that the hero utters before or after his big scene? That is unless you’re Arnold Schwarzenegger, then you get about ten memorable quotes per film.

The website Ranker.com has put together a fun list of famous catch phrases from action films.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Characters Khaleesi and Arya Becoming Popular Baby Names

"Game of Thrones" continues to grow in popularity. The HBO show is regularly the highest-rated show on cable, it also beats most broadcast television shows in the ratings.

That popularity is carrying over into baby names.

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TV Special About Bruce Jenner’s Transition Begins This Weekend on E! Network [Video]

This is one of those stories that I have been having a difficult time wrapping my head around - the transition of Bruce Jenner.

Even though the media has been all over this story, and it seems everybody has been talking about it, I haven't discussed it here. This is just such a personal thing, and I have always felt that I didn't want to continue the sensationalization of the story. Plus, Bruce Jenner didn't need one more media person talking about him during, what has to be the most difficult time of his life.

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Circle Theatre Celebrates the Music of James Taylor and Legendary Women of Rock

Circle Theatre, known for their wonderful plays and musicals during the spring and summer season, produces an annual concert series that features many of the area’s best vocalists and musicians. Live music in an intimate setting gives all audience members an up-close and personal experience unique only to Circle Theatre.

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