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Record Store Day Puts a New Spin on Buying Local

Record Store Day Puts a New Spin on Buying Local

From REVUE:

On April 16, independent record stores across the country will celebrate Record Store Day. Though this "holiday" is young, it remains the best way to support the best places to find music: local, independent record stores.

"If you look at a lot of national press on music sales in record stores, it's always negative. However, the secret here is that within the independent sector of record stores, a lot of us are thriving," said Chris Brown, vice president of New England's Bull Moose Records.

Brown is also responsible for first proposing the idea of Record Store Day.

"You know how an idea pops out of your fingers while you're typing?

Grandville High School Theater presents "Little Shop of Horrors"

Grandville High School Theater presents "Little Shop of Horrors"

GRANDVILLE, Mich. - The Grandville High School Theater will present Little Shop of Horrors March 24 through 26 at 7:00 PM in the high school auditorium.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $7 for students and seniors.

Call 253-6334 for tickets and visit http://www.grandville.k12.mi.us/ for additional information.

"Fiddler on the Roof" at Jenison High School

"Fiddler on the Roof" at Jenison High School

From Jenison Public Schools:

Jenison High School Thespians and Music Department proudly present Fiddler on the Roof March 23 - 26 at the high school auditorum. For tickets and times call 457-6110.

KDL presents "Magical Creatures"

KDL presents "Magical Creatures"

Wave a magic wand and enter a fantastical realm of magic, wizardry and other-worldly fun. Families are invited to attend our Magical Creatures program, taking place at many KDL branches this spring. Bring the whole family to enjoy crafts and games with elves, giants, fairies, unicorns or other fabulous creatures! Imagination and creativity required.

Grandville branch – Tuesday, April 19, 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM

Hudsonville High School presents "Annie"

Hudsonville High School presents "Annie"

The seven-time Tony Award winning musical "Annie" is coming to Hudsonville High School this week.  The story of little orphan Annie will be brought to life by one of Hudsonville's most talented casts.   You don't want to miss the opportunity to see one of the most beloved musicals of all time, with it's inspiring message of hope. 

The first showing will be the final dress rehearsal on Wednesday, February 2 at 7:00pm.  This special performance will be open to the public with tickets sold at the door for $5.00 a ticket (no advance ticket sales for this show). 

The regular show times are as follows:
Thursday, February 3, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, February 4, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, February 5, 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 5, 7:00 p.m
Sunday, February 6, 2:00 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased in advance in the Hudsonville High School main office.  Prices are $10.00 per adult and $8.00 per student.

 

The Foremost Insurance 28th Street Metro Cruise® Planning Begins

The Foremost Insurance 28th Street Metro Cruise® Planning Begins

News Release:

The Foremost Insurance 28 th Street Metro Cruise® Planning Begins

Chamber prepares for the annual end of summer event

Wyoming-Kentwood, MI (January 12, 2011) – The annual event has grown through the years to over 300,000 visitors and over 15,000 vehicles. Last year, with beautiful weather, the event hosted record breaking numbers. Organizers are looking for an even larger turnout this year. There has been momentum within the 28th Street merchants’ community to increase event participation. Many of the businesses are reaching out to the visitors and welcoming them with specials, activities and event oriented activities. The Metro Cruise® was started as a method of helping businesses along the 28th Street corridor when highway M-6 opened.

This year’s venues are currently under development.

Georgetown Twp. Library presents Magician Maciek Biezunski

Georgetown Twp. Library presents Magician Maciek Biezunski

JENISON, Mich. - The Georgetown Twp. Public Libriary once again presents Maciek's Magic Show on Saturday, January 15th at 2:00 pm.

This show is appropriate for ageas 6-16 and requires registration by Friday, January 14th.

Visit http://www.georgetown-mi.gov/library/ for additional information.