Arts & Entertainment

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Calvin welcomes Ingrid Michaelson

Many American millennials who have picked up a ukulele have likely tried to learn the six chords necessary to play Ingri...

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“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” a so-so outing for director Tim Burton

Since early childhood, Jake’s grandfather Abe regaled him with fantastical tales of his adolescence spent battling mas...

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Joyce Yu-Jean Lee presents “Verti Call” to art gallery

“Hoof prints? Wait, maybe coffee beans?” We trade guesses as we examine the shape repeated across the long piece of ...

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“22, A Million” a symbolic journey for Bon Iver

Bon Iver, the primary creative vehicle of Justin Vernon, has returned with the follow-up to their 2011 expansive self-ti...

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“Deepwater Horizon” review

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon, a drilling rig located in the Gulf of Mexico harvesting oil for BP Petroleum, ...

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Ingrid Michaelson preview

Singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson began making a name for herself in 2005 when she streamed her first album, “Slow t...

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Joe Swanberg brings arthouse to Netflix with “Easy”

Over the past decade, Joe Swanberg has written, directed and produced seventeen feature films. In 2011 alone, he put out...

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Comedy Showcase brings laughter to the CFAC

Nite Life presented their comedy showcase to Calvin this past Saturday, and judging by the howling laughter and extended...

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Kanye West came to Grand Rapids, and it was lit

There was a brief moment during the Kanye West concert this past Tuesday, after the lights had gone out and the screams ...

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Oliver Stone’s “Snowden” leaks of missed opportunity

Edward Snowden, the man responsible for leaking classified information regarding the NSA to the public, is currently liv...