GVL / Courtesy - Sidney Selvig

Kalamazoo Nature Center holds beekeeper gallery

Collaboration and individualism are the driving forces behind a new exhibition produced by Ladislav Hanka at the Glen Vista Gallery in Kalamazoo’s Nature Center (KNC). By combining forces with honeybees, Hanka has created "The Great Wall of Bees" to showcase his artwork's uniqueness that comes with partnering with nature. The exhibit is on display from May through July at the KNC; it is being held upstairs in the interpretive center at the Glen Vista Gallery.

GVL - Courtesy of Shea Sarns

Laker Marching Band drumline auditions to kick off this month

The Grand Valley State University Laker Marching Band (LMB) is one of the largest and most visible NCAA Division II marching bands in the country and has provided music and entertainment for football fans since 1977.  This year's auditions for the LMB drumline will begin Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and continue Sunday, May 21, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 1515 of the Performing Arts Center on the Allendale Campus.

GVL/Kevin Sielaff - The GVSU marching band marches around the clock tower before kick-off. Grand Valley defeats Tiffin with a final score of 45-7 on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Lubbers Stadium.

GVSU color guard and drumline camp to kick off in July

The discipline of being a part of a team like a marching band or color guard is an experience that students will take with them through life. The Laker Marching Band (LMB) color guard and drumline summer camp at Grand Valley State University gives students an opportunity to fine-tune skills that reach far beyond musical notes, instruments and routines.