MSU Be-Bop Spartans, Renee Rosnes to perform at Frauenthal October 10

MSU Be-Bop Spartans, Renee Rosnes to perform at Frauenthal October 10

Michigan State University’s Be-Bop Spartans, a 22-member student jazz orchestra, will perform selections from their repertoire of jazz, soul, swing, blues, and gospel in the Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western, in downtown Muskegon. Joining the MSU performers will be special guest, Renee Rosnes, one of the premier jazz pianists and composers of her generation, along […]

West Michigan Symphony announces $5 million campaign to build endowment and expand educational programs

West Michigan Symphony announces $5 million campaign to build endowment and expand educational programs

MUSKEGON—The leaders of the West Michigan Symphony (WMS) announced the Play Your Part campaign, a $5 million fundraising effort to build their endowment while investing in music education programs for underserved area children. Celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2020, WMS annually presents an 8-concert series of classical masterworks and lively pops at the Frauenthal Center for the […]

Muskegon’s Lakeshore Trail Reopens

Muskegon’s Lakeshore Trail Reopens

MUSKEGON– The Muskegon Lakeshore Trail – the 12-mile bike and pedestrian pathway from the Muskegon River to Pere Marquette Beach – has fully reopened since high-water damage closed a portion of it early 2020. The trail between Hartshorn Marina and Lakeside received extensive damage from high water and battering storms in the winter of 2019-20. […]

1st Annual Black Business Expo on June 19

1st Annual Black Business Expo on June 19

By M.J. Walker Tribune Writer On June 19, 2021, Black business advocate Black Wall Street Muskegon presents the 1st Annual Black Business Expo at VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center in Muskegon, MI. BWSM CEO and founder Lashae Simmons II, a financial advisor and influential community leader, organized the expo. “This is a great opportunity for community […]

Taste of Muskegon Kicks off this week

Taste of Muskegon Kicks off this week

Muskegon, MI (June 9, 2021) – Taste of Muskegon Tour 2021 begins this Saturday, June 12, the first of two major events Taste is hosting this year. Taste Tour will be a week-long food festival celebrating restaurants and food trucks throughout the county. Local restaurants will prepare a Taste menu of up to four feature […]

Muskegon Clippers kicks off opening season

Muskegon Clippers kicks off opening season

MUSKEGON – Muskegon’s summer collegiate baseball team, the Muskegon Clippers, will be returning for another exciting season of baseball at historic Marsh Field in Muskegon. Opening day will be Tuesday, June 3, 2021 at 7:05pm.  The Clippers are members of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League which is a developmental League for college athletes from […]

The Muskegon Summer Wine Up Announces Seminar Schedule

The Muskegon Summer Wine Up Announces Seminar Schedule

The second annual Muskegon Summer Wine Up will include 10 seminars on a variety of wine related topics at Hackley Park in downtown Muskegon on Saturday, June 12th from 2 pm – 8 pm. The wine festival, which pays homage to the beginning of summer, and the re-opening of outdoor activities, will feature a wide […]

Lakeshore Art Festival offers colorful collaboration for local residents

Lakeshore Art Festival offers colorful collaboration for local residents

Lakeshore Art Festival (LAF) announces this year’s community art initiative, the LAF Community Mosaic Project! Each year the Lakeshore Art Festival engages the community in a public art project. Guests of the show have participated in the Community Canvas Project, Chalk-The-Walk, The Door Project, and many more artful adventures! Each of these interactive art projects […]

Frauenthal Center Announces Public Phase of The Next 90 Years

Frauenthal Center Announces Public Phase of The Next 90 Years

 In an effort to preserve the historic Frauenthal Theater, the Frauenthal Center, along with the Community Foundation for Muskegon County, has launched the public phase of their Preservation Campaign to raise funds to support the necessary renovations. Earlier today, an event was held in front of the Frauenthal Center’s marquee to announce the work that has been completed and the […]

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