Arts & Culture

Feature Story Spectators watch the 2019 Civil War Muster at Van Raalte Farm. (Mary Bale)

Grant helps Civil War muster expand, attract new talent


Feature Story The Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra (HCJO) is a professional jazz band based on the West Michigan Lakeshore.

Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra returns with live concerts


Feature Story Charles Elwood
Feature Story Bentley Weeks, 7, and Lori Appeldorn water the plants in the pockets of a Florafelt in the alley between 18th and 19th Streets along River and Central Avenues in Holland, Michigan, July 30, 2021.

Rally for the Alley transforms neighborhood, neighbors


Feature Story GRCC is sharing its collection of photographs by world-renowned artist and alumnus Peter Fink.
Feature Story Cellist Pablo Mahave-Veglia will be the soloist for the Holland Symphony Orchestra's opening show of the fall 2021 season.

Classics Up-Close brings orchestral music back to Holland


Feature Story Liv Butler is one of the mural artists for the Spring Lake Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design project.

Spring Lake murals celebrate creativity while hindering crime


Feature Story Spring Lake seniors Inez Allard, Haley Brosnan, Eleanor Vega and Victoria Airo spent the summer creating Spring Lake’s newest mural. 

Teen artists create mural to share ideas for a vibrant world


Feature Story Sangeeta Kar, of Sangeeta's Dance & Music of India in Midland, Michigan, performs a classical odissi dance at the International Festival of Holland in the Holland Civic Center, August 21, 2021.
Feature Story Pulitzer Prize-winner Nikole Hannah-Jones and Emmy winner John Leguizamo among the 2021-2022 GRCC Diversity Lecture Series and Latino Heritage Month speakers.

Pulitzer Prize and Emmy winners headlining GRCC speakers series


Feature Story Dancers pose during the 2019 Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta.

International festival returning to Holland


Feature Story Novice canner Erin Berens is happy with her first attempt at food preservation and is prepared to tackle it again with more quantity and variety for this season.

Pandemic spurs renewed interest in home canning


Feature Story The Joe Marcinek Band and Benzing Graves Collective recently played Holland's Park Theatre.
Feature Story Lakeshore storyteller Mike Lozon authored 12 historical books over his career.

A tribute to Mike Lozon: The Lakeshore’s storyteller