Arts & Entertainment Briefs 9/6 – Grand Valley Lanthorn


GRAM welcomes women to the art gallery chat

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is hosting a gallery discussion on September 6 from 1-2 p.m. Led by docents from the museum, the event will highlight works of art created by women on display at the museum.

The event aims to showcase the unique perspectives of women and their stories. The gallery chat is free with the cost of entry and there is no registration required.

Easttown Fair 2022

The 49th Annual Eastown Street Fair will take place on September 10 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature arts, crafts, food and music from across the Eastown neighborhood.

The event takes place on Wealthy Street between Giddings Avenue and Lake Drive. The fair aims to bring the community of Eastown together and show what the area has to offer.

There will be live music from bands such as PotatoeBabies, Lynn and the Moonshine runners, Low Phase and more.

Pets are not allowed at the street fair.

Open Mic Party at Flanagan’s Irish Pub

Every Tuesday, Flanagan’s Irish Pub in downtown Grand Rapids hosts an open mic night from 9 p.m. to midnight.

People can bring their own instruments and interact with other musicians and performers. Those wishing to perform are encouraged to arrive early to register for a one hour performance.

The event is free and there will be food and beverages available for purchase.

The GV Dance Program will perform in Detroit

The GVSU Dance Program is scheduled to perform at the Detroit Dance City Festival on Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the college showcase.

The dancers will perform a piece called “Just” which was choreographed by guest artist Paul Singh during the college showcase.

The festival will take place September 9-11 in downtown Detroit and will feature various performances, celebrations and dance films. The event will bring together more than 94 artists from 12 states and 15 countries.

Pup Returns should play The Intersection

Pup Returns are a punk band from Toronto, Canada performing at The Intersection in downtown Grand Rapids on September 6 at 8 p.m.

They will be performing from their new album completed in the summer of 2021 titled “THE UNRAVELING OF THE PUPBAND”.

Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.

River City Improv Show at Listening Room

River City Improv is set to have its first performance at the Downtown Grand Rapids Listening Room on September 10 at 7:30 p.m.

The group was founded by Calvin College graduates in 1993. They perform improvisational comedy based on suggestions from the public.

This is the first of four events the band will bring to the Listening Room and they will return with performances in October, November and December.


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