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Citi Military Appreciation Day Honors U.S. Veterans & Service Members
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She “Wow’s” the Crowd at the Lincoln Memorial [Video]

By now, you have surly heard or seen the story from ABC News, of the woman who recently visited the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and was coaxed into singing the Star Spangled Banner. In case you missed it, I thought it only appropriate to re-visit that moment on this 4th of July.

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Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum's 2012 Artist-in-Residence - Kenny Rogers
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Kenny Rogers Says it’s Time to Fold ‘um

America’s favorite Gambler’s career spanning over half a century, is on his farewell tour. Kenny Rogers is retiring after performances covering the United States, Ireland, Philippines, Thailand and the United Kingdom.

A career that began in the 1950s as a teen rocker and a folk singer in the ‘60s is folding his cards, The Gambler's Last Deal tour, as one of the best-selling country musicians of all time.

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Downtown Grand Rapids Jazz Fest Needs Your Help

Want to have some fun this August, enjoy some Cool Jazz, and help with a wonderful event? Volunteer for the GRandJazzFest!

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Kelly Clarkson Confirms New Atlantic Signing, ‘Soulful Album’ + Free Performance Site

'I'm so excited I can't stop smiling,' Clarkson said after the announcement.

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Love Michigan and Save a Life With a Blood Donation

A Michigan summer is a beautiful thing. So is saving a life.

That is why Michigan Blood is inviting all of us to celebrate both during Michigan Blood’s ‘Love Michigan’ blood drives throughout the state over the Fourth of July weekend, June 30 – July  4.

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Kelly Clarkson Tears Through ‘I Want to Know What Love Is,’ Cries Over Orlando Tragedy

Earlier this week, Clarkson said the 'coolest' announcement of her career is on the horizon.

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Aretha, The Queen of Soul, at DeVos Performance Hall in October

Known around the world by her first name, and as the undisputed, reigning "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin is coming to Grand Rapids DeVos Performance Hall on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM.

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President Obama Sings Rihanna? Well, kind of! [Video]

These video "mashup's" are pretty funny, not to mention very entertaining.

This time, President Obama performs Rihanna's "Work." All right, I wouldn't exactly call it a performance, but the latest in a series of "Barackdub's" is very good.  Take a look.

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Civic Theatre has Powerful Musical Comedy-Tragedy on Stage

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Grand Rapids Urban League, and Warner, Norcross and Judd have partnered to be the first to bring the Tony Award Nominated Musical "Caroline, or Change" to West Michigan audiences. Caroline, or Change shows the bittersweet world of a black maid and the hard life she knows and her community’s shifting hope in the 1963 Era of JFK, Martin Luther King, and Motown.

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47th Annual Festival of the Arts is Next Weekend

It's hard to believe, but Festival is just days away...next weekend!

2016 will be the 47th Festival of the Arts, making it one of the longest-running festivals in the state.

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Tears for Fears Cancels Meijer Gardens Concert

Tears for Fears has announced that they are postponing their US summer dates "due to unforeseen and unhappy circumstances."

Full refunds are now available for the Meijer Gardens show which was scheduled for June 6.

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Courtesy Van Singel Fine Arts Center
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Van Singel Fine Arts Center has Exciting Lineup for Next Season

 

The Van Singel Fine Arts Center just announced an UNFORGETTABLE series of shows featuring three national touring musicals, four great concerts and a fun family comedy for their 2016-17 season.

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