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Michigan International Auto Show comes to Grand Rapids

The Michigan International Auto Show will be at the DeVos Place from Feb. 1-4. The annual event encourages West Michigan residents to browse a variety of new vehicles, while also showcasing unique custom vehicles, including muscle cars and antiques.

Tickets for the show are available for purchase online

GV to host auditions for upcoming theatre production “The Rival”

Grand Valley State University’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will be hosting auditions for “The Rival” on Feb. 3 and 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 18th century comedy of manners production will be directed by Visiting Professor of Acting and Directing at GVSU Demetria Thomas. Auditions are open to all GVSU students, regardless of acting or theatre experience.

“The Rival” will premiere at the Linn Maxwell Keller Black Box Theatre in the Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts on April 5 and run through April 14. Tickets for the production can be purchased online.

GV to host collaborative wind symphony concert 

The Grand Valley State University Wind Symphony will perform alongside the West Michigan Concert Winds for a performance at the Louis Armstrong Theatre in the Haas Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 4. The collaboration will be led by Kevin Tutt, Conductor of the GVSU Wind Symphony and chair of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. The concert is free and will begin at 2 p.m.

GV to host conscious-exploring event

Grand Valley State University’s Inclusion and Equity Institute will host “Conscious Uncovering,” an all-inclusive workshop that examines why people conceal their “true” selves. 

According to the event webpage, “Participants in this workshop can expect to learn and explore tools to create ‘brave spaces’ that promote the building of ‘safe spaces’—spaces to empower authentic self, uncovered.”

The event will take place at the Kirkhof Center in Room 2270 on Jan. 31 from 9-11 a.m. 

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About the Contributor
Dylan Hoffius, Arts and Entertainment Editor
Dylan Hoffius is the Lanthorn's Arts & Entertainment Editor for the Winter 2024 semester. He previously worked as an Arts & Entertainment staff writer during the Fall 2023 semester. Dylan is a senior at Grand Valley State University, majoring in journalism, broadcast, and digital media, with aspirations to critique film and write for a sports and pop-culture outlet after graduation. He loves to watch movies at the theater, play disc golf and cheer for Michigan-based sports teams, specifically the Lions and Pistons. Follow his Letterboxd account for unbiased movie reviews and rankings. Graduating Winter 2024 Major: Journalism, Broadcast, and Digital Media