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GVSU students hold 'Art Is a Drag' exhibit in library space

For Grand Valley State University students Rachel Britton and Kaylee Britton, drag has become not only a source of performance and entertainment but a source of artistic expression as well. Highlighting this, their exhibit "Art Is a Drag: The Library Is Open" is being held in the Mary Idema Pew Library’s Exhibition Space from Saturday, Nov. 4, to Wednesday, Nov. 29.

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Annual Lamp Light Music Festival held in Grand Rapids

Music reverberated through the living room of the Sage House, a Grand Rapids location for house concerts, for the annual Lamp Light Music Festival. Packed with people, the space buzzed with an intimate, friendly energy.  The sixth annual festival was held this weekend from Friday, Nov. 3, through Sunday, Nov. 5. Held in the Eastown area of Grand Rapids, the house concert festival offered artists a unique space to perform.

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GVSU piano professor to perform on campus

Sookkyung Cho, Grand Valley State University assistant professor of piano, is an expressive pianist who has traveled around the globe to showcase her talent. Cho will be performing solo repertoire Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sherman Van Solkema Recital Hall in the Haas Center for Performing Arts. 

GVL / Dylan McIntyre. Parker Ykimoff and Jacob Molli acting during the "Bard To Go" play on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017.

Bard to Go brings Shakespeare to life in DeVos Center

While many students may be introduced to the works of William Shakespeare in an English class, Grand Valley State University's student organization Bard to Go is aiming to share Shakespeare the way they think it should be: on the stage. The group performed "The Wonder of Will: This Is Your Afterlife!" at the DeVos Center Loosemore Auditorium Saturday, Nov. 4, as part of GVSU’s Shakespeare Festival. 

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Wheelhouse Talk to feature Steelcase CEO

The Wheelhouse Talks are a series of sessions orchestrated by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies about once a month every fall and winter semester to bring local, cross-disciplinary leaders to speak to the Grand Valley State University community. Jim Keane, the CEO of Steelcase, will speak at GVSU Friday, Nov. 3, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. as a part of the series.


Arts briefs 10/30/17

Rabbi Sarra Lev will be coming to Grand Valley State University to host an interactive discussion about gender in the Jewish creation story. The event, titled "How Many Genders in the Jewish Creation Story?" is LIB 100- and 201-approved and will be held Monday, Nov. 6, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons.