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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Hits Theaters in March, 2016 [Video]

If you were a fan of the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, you're in for a treat. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is coming out next year.

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Nemo and the Gang are Coming Back in “Finding Dory” [Video]

The Finding Dory trailer is here and it looks like a ton of fun.

It's the 3D computer-animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a sequel to the 2003's Finding Nemo.  The film is scheduled to be released on June 17, 2016, and the characters from the first film will appear in the sequel, including Dory, Nemo, Marlin and the "Tank Gang".

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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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New Peanuts Movie Looks Like a Hit [Video]

Have you gotten to the movies this weekend? What did you see? The new Peanuts movie?

Just in case you didn't make it but are thinking about taking the kids to see it, this make help you make up your mind.

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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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Deer Wanders into Baby’s Photo Shoot, Creates Best Photobomb Ever

Deer. They're not known for being wildly curious, but maybe this doe's maternal instinct was kicking in? Whatever. It's the best photobomb ever.

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A Great Moment from Steve Martin on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson [Video]

I ran across this classic bit from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and had to share it. It is a supreme bit of magic and humor from Steve Martin.

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LaughFest 2016 is Getting Ready to Burst With Laughter

It's coming sooner than you think, so, prepare to laugh! Gilda’s LaughFest!

The sixth annual LaughFest is set in March, 2016 from the 10th to the 20th. eleven days of laughter and fun to support Gilda's Club.

In anticipation of the event, they just announced that they are now accepting sign ups for its Community Showcases, 5k FUNderwear Run, and LaughFest Friends memberships.

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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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While Enjoying a Bit of Brew at Founders an Opera Breaks Out. Say What? [Video]

What a cool "happening" this was at Founders Brewing Saturday night, October 3, during ArtPrize! People were enjoying their favorite brews, watching the Bluegrass band Trout Steak Revival, when all of a sudden some people in the crowd began singing.  Check out what happened.

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Boldly Go Where No Orchestra Has Gone Before with “Star Trek: Live in Concert,” Saturday, Oct. 17

In 2009, director J.J. Abrams re- envisioned and re-invigorated the Star Trek franchise with a brilliantly casted ensemble, stunning visual effects and action-packed plot. Michael Giacchino’s, Grammy-nominated musical score contributed in no small part to the film’s success. At “Star Trek: Live in Concert,” the Grand Rapids Symphony orchestra brings to life Giacchino’s score as “Star Trek” (2009) is screened simultaneously in high definition. This will literally be in true surround sound as you're transported into the futuristic world of Captain Kirk, Spock and the rest of the U.S.S. Enterprise crew.

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