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After being caught in the polar vortex for months now the idea of global warming may seem inconceivable to students braving frigid temperatures to walk class.
The audience chatted away prior to the performance of the Perugino String Quartet on Feb. 19. With the first strike of the violin though the auditorium of Grand Valley State University8217s Cook-DeWitt Center fell silent.
On June 15 2011 an anti-discrimination ordinance failed to pass in Holland Mich. The 5-4 vote made it legal to fire or evict someone who is homosexual. Following the decision individuals from the Grand Rapids and Holland communities such as Wealthy Theatre artistic director Erin Wilson came together to form Until Love is Equal. The organization fights against homosexual discrimination in Holland.
A student film faces a multitude of difficulties. Lack of funding for instance can tarnish the films overall quality. So when Grand Valley State University students Shae Spencer and Jeffrey Butler conceived the idea for Tattered Canvas which serves to fulfill Butlers senior thesis and Spencers honors senior project they knew what they were in for.
Urinetown. One can only imagine the fowl attributes of a town with such a name.Urinetown The Musical acknowledges this less-than-flattering name but the production is anything but unsettling.
It begins with a barren stage a blank canvas ready for transformation. The addition of props costuming staging and actors blend together to create the Grand Valley State University production of Urinetown The Musical.
STAGEs Student One Act Plays SOAPs are coming back for another year in a series of theatre acts by the students for the students. On Dec. 5 the club will take the stage in Grand Valley State Universitys Kirkhof Center and from Dec. 6 through 7 the students will perform in the Cook-Dewitt Center.
Of Stephen King8217s Night Shifta compilation of 20 horror stories Children of the Corn became a fan favorite and later a feature-length film.Joel Schindlbeck has taken the twisted tale and adapted it to the stage for this years Stark Turn Players8217 Halloween Horror Musical Parody. Children of the Corny The Musical will premiere at The Dog Story Theater on Oct. 24.
A cello plays an important role in keeping the beat and sound of a band but it tends to fly under the radar in the background. Cello Fest 2013 will bring the overlooked instrument center stage.
Grand Valley State University music professor Min Jin once studied under Eastman School of Music professor Robert McIver who specializes in Germanic music French melodies and Italian love songs.
The fears of attending college haunt all students. Affording tuition picking a good professor or liking a roommate all come to mind. The members of Midwest Skies quickly received a sense of relief when the trio found themselves as roommates at Grand Valley State University. Since then the rest is history.
Can you imagine spending over seventeen hours in a car with little to no sleep only to arrive to three air mattresses with an itsy-not-so-bitsy spider lurking to fulfill its maniacal purpose This experience along with a lobster burn from the Florida sun began the long journey to West Runs new album New Kid.
Shaking hands sweaty palms. The song youve been practicing all week repeats in your head but the ability to play the guitar the piano or any other instrument will not save you. Your voice is the only thing that will carry you through under the blaze of those lights.
It didnt take days it didnt take months it took years to sculpt Grand Rapids newest and only fashion magazine A La Mode.
The roaring 20s known for its rebellion and ingenuity swayed with the beat of the ever-progressing world. During this era of jazz swing dancing integrated into the culture. Swing dancing didn8217t fall into oblivion as time went on but it evolved to work with the music of today.
Its off to the races but instead of revving engines reaching the fans ears the familiar notes of country artists will boom from speakers. B-93.7FM will transform US 131 Motor Speedway on June 8 and 9 into a two-day music festival featuring 12 musicians.
Have you ever imagined hanging out receiving a personal birthday phone call or receiving a signed gift from your favorite musician Singer Teddy Geiger who took the stage at the Intersection in Grand Rapids on May 5 satisfied these requests and more to fund his newest album The Last Fears with Pledge Music.
Childhood slowly falls through the fingers of a college student as they grow up becoming a memory as their wild ideas and imagination are washed away.
When Grand Valley State University senior Robert McFletcher was in sixth grade his teacher asked him to write a letter to himself including what he wanted to be after graduating from college and why.
When Lindsay Fisher and Brent Westrick entered the foundation classes in Grand Valley State Universitys art and design program they didnt think the road to their senior showcase would arrive so quickly.Fisher a metalsmith major and Westrick a ceramics major spent hours working on their pieces for the gallery which runs until April 12.They practiced their problem-solving skills as they tried to piece together the Padnos Art Gallery showcase of their work.