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Grand Rapids Youth Symphony at Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts kicked off the summer June 5 - 6, complete with visual art, music and dance performances and delicious street food. The Grand Rapids Youth Symphony contributed to the cultural celebration with a performance on the Calder Stage. Grand Rapids Symphony Associate Conductor John Varineau led the orchestra as they played a Russian-themed program with Glinka's " Ruslan and Ludmilla ," " Berceuse and Finale " from Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, and the Finale from... Read More
Posted by Sam Napolitan at Tuesday, June 16, 2015

"Brookby Enchanted" brings fun gardening trend to iconic Grand Rapids estate

Among the landmarks listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the John W. Blodgett Estate, also known as Brookby , which stands as a testament to Grand Rapids' own Gatsby-esque era. This coming June, the Grand Rapids Symphony Women's Committee will transform the grounds of the estate with an enchanting event centered around a fun gardening trend: fairy houses.  Over 25 fairy houses were created for this family friendly event. Guests can explore the gardens, view works... Read More
Posted by Sam Napolitan at Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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