Arts and Entertainment Briefs 2/21

Sabrina Edwards, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Listen to live music downtown

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc is holding another live performance this week in correlation with their World of Winter events. GR Voice Collective will be performing Thursday, Feb. 24. The group will be performing under “The Singing Tree” outside of the Grand Rapids Public Museum. This concert will start at 7 p.m. and last for 45 minutes. The concert is free to anyone who wants to attend. While the group is performing “The Singing Tree” will be active behind them, following their performance with lights. The GR Voice Collective is a local vocal group that focuses on inclusion hoping to help singers achieve their goals.

Watch an improv show by Subject To Change

On Friday, Feb. 25, Subject To Change is hosting an improv show, “Spring Out of the Cold.” The show will begin at 8 p.m. The goal of this show is to spring into the next season, while making jokes. Tickets should be reserved before attending and reservations will be available until Feb. 25 at 8 a.m. This will be a first come first serve basis so reserving tickets is the best way to secure a spot. Tickets are $1 and can be paid with either cash or Venmo. The show is going to be taking place in the Pere Marquette Room.

GV Performance Studio Series set to host two different plays

Starting on Friday, Feb. 25, the GVSU Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will be hosting two different plays. The productions will take place in the Louis Armstrong Theatre. These plays are fully staffed, performed, designed and produced by GVSU students. The first play that will be put on is “The Most Massive Woman Wins,” which will be directed by Isabella Gielniak. This play is a dark comedy showcasing the way women view themselves and their body issues. The second play is “Welcome to Paradise” and is directed by Tay Shull. This play is about two people coming together and finding a family despite societal norms and pressures.

There are three different dates to see these productions, Feb. 25, 26 and 27. The first two dates will start at 7:30 p.m. and the last one will be starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are already on sale and often times will sell out beforehand. The productions run for about two hours total.

Get noodles at Noodle Fest

World of Winter is hosting a Noodle Fest to support local Asian business as well as entertainment. There will be ten different vendors offering bowls of noodles for $5. Those who attend can vote for their favorite noodle dish via donations. The festival is taking place on Saturday, Feb. 26 from noon to 5 p.m.