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Rock the Block Street Festival is This Saturday, June 13

This Saturday, June 13, Grand Rapids’ Madison Square neighborhood will be the site for the fifth annual Rock the Block (RTB) Street Festival hosted by LINC Community Revitalization, Inc.

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Sam Smith is Well and Getting Back on the Road [Video]

Sam Smith sure gave fans a scare when he canceled a slew of dates to have throat surgery -- but after weeks of vocal rest, he says he can talk again.

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Kelly Clarkson Sings Karaoke With 10-Year old [Video]

Would you have the nerve to do this? I'm pretty sure I wouldn't. Do what, you say? Ask Kelly Clarkson to sing with me.

Too intimidated? Not this 10-year old at Sam's, a Nashville Karaoke club. Seems Kelly walked into the club with family, and Ava Davis went right up to her and asked if she would sing The B-52s' "Love Shack" with her.  Kelly said YES!  Watch!

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Blodgett Estate, “Brookby” Will Transform Into a Fairy Garden as Fundraiser

The Blodgett Estate, a historical Grand Rapids landmark on the grounds of Aquinas College, will be transformed into a fairy garden during the month of June. The event is “Brookby Enchanted,” the Grand Rapids Symphony Women’s Committee’s annual fundraiser benefitting the education programs of the Grand Rapids Symphony. Guests can visit the estate for a tour of the iconic Broobky House home and grounds featuring fairy houses created by local artists. “Brookby Enchanted” is made possible, in part, through the generosity of the Edith I. Blodgett Legacy Fund of the Brookby Foundation.

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Justin Bieber and Late Late Show’s James Corden do a Mini Road Trip [Video]

Happy Memorial Day, all.  Possibly it's a lazy day, just hanging out, on your computer scanning different web sites. Here's some fun for you.

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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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BB King dead at age 89
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B.B. King, Legendary Blues Guitarist, Dead at 89

B.B. King — singer, songwriter and groundbreaking blues guitarist — died peacefully in his sleep Thursday evening in his home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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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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"Kinky Boots"/Broadway Grand Rapids
"Kinky Boots"/Broadway Grand Rapids
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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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Watch Three Costumed Men Lip-Synch to Pop Hits in a Car

Because men can never let women have anything without trying to one-up them, a group of three guys decided to do their own, male-centric version of that video, Mime Through the Years.

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GRandJazzFest Announces Fabulous Lineup for Fourth Annual Festival This August

Jazz is alive and well in Grand Rapids! GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announced their lineup for the fourth annual festival being held Saturday, August 15, and Sunday, August 16, at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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It’s a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at Civic Theatre [Video]

Alexander is having a bad day. A terrible day. A horrible day. To be quite honest, it’s a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. And, all of it is happening at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

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