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Real Pirates tells the story of the first authenticated pirate shipwreck in U.S. waters, Whydah. Through the diverse stories of the people who lives converged on board, you will be [...]
Real Pirates tells the story of the first authenticated pirate shipwreck in U.S. waters, Whydah. Through the diverse stories of the people who lives converged on board, you will be transformed back into time learning about the fierce storm that sank the vessel in 1717. The ship was located in 1984 off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts where it is still be excavated today. This exhibit will feature over 150 authentic artifacts including treasure, weaponry, everyday objects, and personal items.
The exhibit will go until April 2015. For more details, visit www.grpm.org
All Day (Friday)
Grand Rapids Public Museum
272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids
Artist, Sarah Knill displays paintings, drawings and sculpture inspired by the parallels that exist across nature. This body of work showcases bio organic forms that are reminiscent [...]
All Day (Friday)
4181 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids
See four comedians at each showcase who have been pre-selected for their ability to bring laughter without vulgarity. A perfect showcase bringing laughter to all ages. Showcase I Todd Andrews Erin Foley Andrew Norelli PJ [...]
See four comedians at each showcase who have been pre-selected for their ability to bring laughter without vulgarity. A perfect showcase bringing laughter to all ages.
Audience voting will occur for both showcases and determine who gets the 2015 Gilda’s LaughFest Audience Favorite Clean Comedy Award!
For tickets, more info and specific showtimes visit www.laughfestgr.org.
(Friday) 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bobarino's at THe B.O.B.
20 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Love and romance, war and racial tolerance told through unforgettable music- This is South Pacific A musical romance centered on a group of American sailors and Navy nurses stationed in [...]
A musical romance centered on a group of American sailors and Navy nurses stationed in the South Pacific during World War II. Arkansas native Nellie Forbush befriends and quickly falls for Emile de Becque, a French expatriate and plantation owner, and Lt. Joe Cable finds himself in a passionate affair with Liat, the young daughter of Bloody Mary, the local grass-skirt peddler. As the war against Japan escalates, reality sets in for both Forbush and Cable, who struggle to reconcile their unconventional love affairs with their long-held prejudices and insecurities.
For more information and tickets, visit www.grct.org
Emile de Becque, a French Planter Jose Alejandro Amoros
NGANA, his daughter Olivia Han
JEROME, his son Nathan Furness
HENRI, his Butler Leo Zainea
Bloody Mary, a Tonkinese Trader Eva Switek
Liat, her daughter Dezare Begay
NuNu, her daughter Bethany Furness
Bao, her son Lucas Han
United States Marine Corps Personnel
2nd LT. Joseph Cable (USMC) Casey Johnson
Corporal Jack Waters (USMC) Royce Robinson
PFC Victor Jerome (USMC) Quenton Kimble
PFC Stephen Jackson (USMC) Kobe Brown
United States Navy Personnel
Captain George Brackett Douglas Everse
Commander William Harbison, (& SEABEE) Todd Osbeck
Buzz Adams (&Seabee) Ross Johnson
Dinah Culbert Becky Trierweiler
Ensign Nellie Forbush Jessica Doyle
Ensign Lisa Manelli Bethany Boyd
Ensign Janet MacGregor Brianna Clark
Ensign Connie Waleska Rachael Guenther
Ensign Pamela Whitmore Jacqueline Kirsch
Ensign Cora MacRae Mieke Moll
Ensign Sue Yaeger Sarah Nelson
PO 3rd Class Tom O’Brien/Shore Patrol (USN) Rex Lambert
Radio Operator Bob Macaffrey (USN) Ryan Owen
Yeoman Herbert Quale (USN) Spencer Kruse
Petty Officer 3rd Class Luther Billis (USN) Andrew Schneider
Carpenter’s Mate 2nd Class “STEWPOT” (USN) Davin Lepisto
Carpenter’s Mate 2nd Class “PROFESSOR” (USN) Scott Fesenfeld
(Friday) 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
30 N Division, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Monster Jam tour has been plowing through the United States and arrives in Grand Rapids to bring fans a show featuring more than ever before! More freestyle, more donuts, more [...]
The Monster Jam tour has been plowing through the United States and arrives in Grand Rapids to bring fans a show featuring more than ever before!
More freestyle, more donuts, more wheelies, more competition and the addition of two extreme vehicles, Monster Jam Speedsters and ATVs, that will rip through the arena during combative racing action.
Join the audience! There will be no “shhh”ing in this auditorium as you cheer wildly for the athletes as they contend for their chance at the prestigious Monster Jam World Finals in Las Vegas. Absorb the adrenalin, the excitement and the energy and just have yourself a crushing good time.
Monster Jam Teams
Max-DSM: Morgan Kane
Blue Thunder®: Dalton Millican
Grave Digger®: Colton Eichelberger
Monster Energy: Coty Saucier
Scooby-Doo™: Bailey Shea Williams
New Earth Authority PoliceSM: Aaron Basl
Monster Mutt® Rottweiler: Daron Basl
El Toro Loco®: Becky McDonough
For tickets and showtimes, visit www.vanandelarena.com
(Friday) 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Van Andel Arena
130 West Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI
From David Lockington is thrilled to be presenting Axiom Brass, boasting about how they are individually fabulous musicians. These talents come together as an ensemble that have been winning national and international competitions. The [...]
From David Lockington is thrilled to be presenting Axiom Brass, boasting about how they are individually fabulous musicians. These talents come together as an ensemble that have been winning national and international competitions. The whole program explores the theme of variations and includes the piece that put British music on the map.
For tickets and more information, visit www.devosperformancehall.com
(Friday) 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Devos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids