Holly Bechiri is a local arts writer, editor, and artist. She's been writing for Experience Grand Rapids since 2016, first under her previous publication, culturedGR. When not writing about or making art, Holly can be found scouring the farmers market for local goodness or getting out into the Michigan forests with her husband and son. You can find her online at handwrittenstudio.com.
The award-winning Grand Rapids Symphony led by Music Director and Maestro Marcelo Lehninger, has expanded beyond its classical music roster to play contemporary hits such as Harry Potter screenings,... Read More ›
Within the past two years, six galleries have opened in the Grand Rapids area. Each are finding new ways to support their missions and build appreciation for the arts. Learn more about them here:... Read More ›
There’s possibly no greater cultural tradition for the holidays than seeing The Nutcracker with a talented ballet company. Luckily, the Grand Rapids Ballet is Michigan’s only professional ballet... Read More ›
Opera Grand Rapids Artistic Director, Maestro James Meena, is bringing international opera stars to the local opera stage. Opera Grand Rapids attendees can experience big-stage talent, without the... Read More ›