- Extremely Close. See things from an unexpected angle with the mystical Extremely Close by Hubbard Street Chicago’s internationally renowned resident choreographer, Alejandro Cerrudo; Val Caniparoli‘s, Ibsen’s House—a portrayal of strong female characters from Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most well-known plays including A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabler, set to a live performance of Dvorak’s compelling Piano Quintet No. 2; and a second new piece by James Sofranko. April 12 – 14 at Grand Rapids Ballet. For tickets.
- Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival will feature Chavela Vargas. Entrance is free and open to the public. Chavela will be playing on Saturday at 8 pm. For more information.
- Westside Outside. The cleanup efforts now expand from Richmond Park down to Roosevelt Park and include sidewalks, streets, and alleys. April 13 from 9 am to 2 pm at John Ball Zoo. For more information.
- Michelle Wolf. Comedian Michelle Wolf was a correspondent for ‘The Daily Show’ with Trevor Noah and hosts the Netflix show ‘The Break with Michelle Wolf.’ She’s received both criticism and praise for her monologue at the 2018 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. April 14, The Pyramid Scheme at 9 pm. For tickets.
- Lowell Arts invitational exhibit, Artemis, Eve, Frigg and Beyond – A Contemporary Eye. Women artists in the exhibit were asked to widely interpret the theme of women in myth and legend and are exhibiting work in a wide variety of media, style, and approach. April 14 from 2 – 4 PM at Lowell Arts. For more information.