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Civic Theatre Announces a Whopper of a new Season Beginning in September

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, one of the top local, amateur theatre company's in the US, has had, and continues to present, a fabulous season of musicals and plays. Far from over, the current season continues with Sister Act, opening this Friday night for a months run. As they finish out the 2015-16 season with Freckle Face Strawberry, for the kids, Caroline or Change opening in June, and the School of Theatre Arts, Summer Repertory performances of Into the Wods, Jr. and Sideways Stories from Wayside School, they are already planning for next season.

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Fuller House Cast has Heart-to-Heart With Donald Trump…sort of

You may have seen this on Jimmy Fallon the other night or over the web, but this was just too good not to share.

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Sister Act, The Musical, Opens at Civic Theatre Next Friday

Who didn't like Sister Act, the movie with Whoopi Goldberg. In fact Sister Act and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, were great movies, and were rated as two of the top comedies in movies, ever! They spawned Sister Act, The Musical, and Grand Rapids Civic Theatre has the pleasure on presenting it for a months run, opening next Friday night, February 26.

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ELLE's 21st Annual Women In Hollywood - Arrivals
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Juilanne Hough Leaving Dancing with the Stars

A judge for Dancing With the Stars has decided to hang up her judging paddle. Julianne Hough has said this is it.

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Grand Rapids Boat Show Open This Wednesday at DeVos Place

It's back for it's 71st year, the Grand Rapids Boat Show! The broadest array of power boats ever…almost 5 acres of them, especially for the Great Lakes, are at the show this weekend!

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New England Patriots v Baltimore Ravens
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The NFL Season and Super Bowl Ends With a Hysterical Bad Lip Dub [Video]

All right, the football season is now officially over. The Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50 24 - 10 over the Carolina Panthers. But, it can't just end like that, game over, no football until the end of summer. What are we to do?

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Economic Downturn Prompts Economy Shopping In American Southwest
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Snickers Super Bowl Ads Are Always the Best [Video]

Super Bowl commercials are usually among the best created ones of the year. With millions of people watching, advertisers pull out all the stops in hopes of rising to the top, and, sell lots of product.

Snickers has always been one of my favorites, year after year using celebrities, old TV shows, and movies. Last year it was the Brady Bunch, "Marsha! Marsha! Marsha!" Before that, Betty White got trampled on the football field, and so on.

This year, it's Marilyn Monroe, and it's a classic!

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67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Show
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Jimmy Kimmel, George Clooney & Hugh Laurie do ER Reunion [Video]

Here's a super fun clip for Jimmy Kimmel's show the other night. He had an ER Reunion, of sorts, with George Clooney, and House star, Hugh Laurie.  Have fun.

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Netflix Documentary “Making a Murderer” Attorneys Coming to DeVos Performance Hall

An evening of conversation with two of the most compelling figures featured in the Netflix documentary, ‘Making a Murderer,' makes its way to Grand Rapids on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 7:00 PM in DeVos Performance Hall.

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Opera Grand Rapids Presenting Orpheus and Eurydice in April

April 8 and 9, at the DeVos Center for Arts and Worship, 2300 Plymouth Ave SE, Grand Rapids,  MI  49506, Opera Grand Rapids presents it's next opera, Orpheus and Eurydice by Gluck.

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Yanni performs the National Anthem
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Yanni Coming to DeVos Performance Hall in July

 

Internationally renowned composer and multi-instrumentalist Yanni rings in the New Year with a new album and the news of a major North American tour, embarking February 2nd in Sarasota, FL, with stops in cities including Atlanta, Denver, Nashville, New Orleans, Los Angeles and Grand Rapids, of course.

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Grand Rapids Best Improv Comedy at Dog Story Theater Wednesday

LaughFest is just around the corner, early in March. It will be ten-days of nearly non-stop comedy. You can get a head start on your laughing at the Dog Story Theater in downtown Grand Rapids this Wednesday night.

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