Artistic Briefs 2/7 – Grand Valley Lanthorn

Make friendship bracelets

Grand Valley State University’s Honors Student Council invites those interested to come make friendship bracelets with them on Monday, February 7. This event will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participation is free, so interested people are welcome. to bring their friends and do crafts. This will take place in the Niemeyer Multipurpose Hall and will be hosted by the Fredrik Meyer Honors College. Supplies will be provided at the event.

Take part in the Brahms Fest

The fourth festival program in the Brahms series will take place on February 7. This is the fourth program in a series of six programs in total. There will be on-campus viewing as well as off-campus viewing.

Both concerts are completely free and open to the public. Throughout this festival, the Grand Valley Department of Music, Drama and Dance presented all of Brahms’ classic works.

On Monday, the event will take place at the Haas Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. It will feature a piano trio and a piano quartet. Sookkyung Cho will play piano with Letitia Jap on violin, Pablo Mahave-Veglia on cello and Barbara Corbató on viola. For those who wish to receive updates and reminders, a mailing list is available for the Chamber Music Series on the Department of Music, Theater and Dance page.

Listen to live music at World of Winter

World of Winter events run throughout the week, but there are certain dates to watch out for in order to catch the live performances. On February 9, there will be live percussion performed by the band Goat Trip. This will take place under “The Singing Tree” installation in front of the Grand Rapids Public Museum. The show will start at 7 p.m. regardless of the weather. Those attending should dress warmly as it is all outdoors. There will be another chance to catch this performance on February 23.

City Built Brewing will have a beer tent at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 11 for those who wish to enjoy a drink and listen to live music. There will be performances by The Legal Immigrants, Conrad Shock + The Noise and King Possum. The tent will be located at 820 Monroe Ave.

There will be a chance to see the pop-up artist on February 11 from 6-8 p.m. There will be performers scattered around Grand Rapids, those looking to see some of these performances should explore the facilities at World of Winter and hope to run into one of these performers.

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