Arts at a Glance

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Purple Passion Talent Showcase

The Purple Passion Talent showcase is an opportunity to highlight a variety of talents of individuals from GVSU and all over Michigan. This free event will feature acts such as Ballet Folkorico Mexicano and the hip-hop stylings of Awkward Theory. Those in attendance will also be able to snack on some free food beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. For more information, email [email protected].

Zac Quist at the Intersection

Local Grand Rapids hip-hop poet Zac Quist is following up his latest hit “Grand Rapids” with a performance at The Intersection in downtown Grand Rapids. Inspired by the city that he loves, Quist wrote the song and is currently working on a full length album. The concert will also feature Bamfomania, Conway and Steven. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the show. For more information, visit

A Night of Belly Dance

Throughout the year, the GVSU Belly Dancing club hosts many events. On March 27 at 8 p.m. they will showcase their talents in “A Night of Belly Dance.” The free event will also offer free food to those in attendance. For more information, visit

Shakespeare Auditions

The auditions for GVSU’s MainStage “All’s Well That Ends Well” with the touring production Bard to Go are being held March 29 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and March 31 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Those looking to audition are asked to prepare a one-minute contemporary monologue and 16 lines of Shakespeare. To sign up, contact the Louis Armstrong Theatre box office at (616) 331-2300 or [email protected]. Callback dates have yet to be decided.

Circa Survive

Taking a break from his solo career, lead singer Anthony Green recently reunited with Circa Survive for a nationwide tour. On March 28 at 7 p.m. at The Intersection in downtown Grand Rapids, Circa Survive will take to the stage with Balance and Composure & CHON. This 5-piece alternative, rock band debuted their first album in 2005. Since then they have produced hosts such as “The Difference Between Medicine and Poison is in the Dose” and “Birth of the Economic Hit Man.” Tickets for the show are $18 in advance and $22 the day of the show. For more information, visit