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Jazz at GRandJazzFest This Summer Will be Fantastic and Free

It's one of the most anticipated festivals in Grand Rapids. GRandJazzFest, August 19 and 20 is back for it's sixth year at Rosa Parks Circle, in downtown Grand Rapids.

Presented by DTE Energy Foundation, the FREE weekend of top jazz has a great performance lineup of eleven acts featuring Saxophonist Richard Elliot as headliner.

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GRand Jazz Fest Coming Back This Summer

presented by DTE Energy Foundation, is back for it's 6th year, returning to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids this August 19th and 20th. The Jazz Fest is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival.

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Help LaughFest Break the Mannequin Challenge Record

LaughFest season is approaching, and every year organizers kick off the event with a record-breaking attempt. This year, they're taking a little bit of a different approach with a viral video sensation that flooded the internet in 2016...

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Spend Valentine’s Day in Grand Rapids with these Fun Date Ideas!

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and if you're still trying to figure out plans, here's a guide to help you get started.

It doesn't matter if you're single, in a relationship or just looking for something different to do, a lot of places around Grand Rapids have something for everyone...

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Ice Skating at Rosa Parks Circle Starts Friday!

We have officially entered the month of December and that means a bunch of winter activities to look forward to.

Ice skating is obviously one of the favorites and this Friday, 12/2, ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids will open for the season...

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Second ‘Not My President’ Protest Planned for Saturday in Downtown Grand Rapids

After Thursday night's Not My President Protest in Downtown Grand Rapids, folks have already started planning another protest for this weekend.

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Ice Skating Returns to Rosa Parks Circle December 2

Rosa Parks Circle is preparing to open another season of ice skating in downtown Grand Rapids. Open skating will officially begin on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 6 p.m.

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ArtPrize Eight Opens Wednesday With Celebration at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Valley State University Laker Marching Band, GVSU Dance Company and WGVU Nerd Walk will kick-off ArtPrize Wednesday, September 21, at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Courtesy GRandJazzFest
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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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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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Great Jazz Coming Back in August With GRandJazzFest

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation returns to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, this Aug. 20 and 21, for the fifth annual festival. The popular family-friendly festival, which attracted more than 10,000 people last year, is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival. The two-day festival will again be free because of Presenting Sponsor DTE Energy Foundation, the City of Grand Rapids and other sponsoring organizations and individuals.

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Rosa Parks – An American Legacy Exhibit Opening at Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today a new mini-exhibit titled  - An American Legacy will open this Thursday, February 4, 2016. In this new exhibition, visitors will learn about Rosa Parks’ impact on the Civil Rights Movement and its connection to Grand Rapids.

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