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Displaying items tagged: Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

Thursday, 08 September 2022 14:27

Meijer Gardens CEO to retire after selection of successor 

GRAND RAPIDS TWP. — David Hooker is retiring from his role as CEO and president of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park after leading the organization for 16 years.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:18

People in the news: April, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for April 11, 2022 

Published in Talent
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 05:00

Arts and nonprofit organizations close, reschedule events in wake of coronavirus crisis

During a time when people may need some escapism and laughs the most, the stage is silent. The music has stopped. The curtain has dropped.

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 09 September 2018 21:47

HopCat’s 2nd GR location aims to shine light on local brewing industry

GRAND RAPIDS — HopCat’s 17th location overall — and its second in Grand Rapids — comes as an “experiment” of sorts for the growing chain of craft beer-focused restaurants.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 15 October 2017 20:00

State arts and cultural funding gets $1 million boost for 2018

LANSING — Funding for arts and culture in Michigan received a $1 million bump for 2018. 

Published in Nonprofits
Thursday, 23 March 2017 08:35

Meijer Gardens pursues $115 million expansion

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has launched a $115 million capital campaign to fund the expansion of the art museum, outdoor sculpture park and music venue to meet growing demand.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 19 February 2017 17:43

SETTING THE STAGE: 20 Monroe Live fills gap in local concert market, ramps up competition for existing venues

GRAND RAPIDS — The Verve Pipe had billed its show at 20 Monroe Live, the long-awaited new Grand Rapids concert hall, as a 20th birthday party for the West Michigan rock band’s platinum-selling “Villains” album.

Published in Breaking News
Monday, 04 July 2016 14:39

In doubling concert capacity, Fifth Third Ballpark plans to seek out A-list acts

COMSTOCK PARK — The owners of the West Michigan Whitecaps want to market Fifth Third Ballpark as a venue for big-name acts like Eminem or Bruce Springsteen, perhaps for shows as soon as this fall. 

Published in Breaking News