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MMA?Exhibit: ‘Bruce McCombs, City Journeys’

The Michigan Museum of Art is hosting the exhibt “Bruce McCombs: City Journeys,” through November 6.

McCombs documents the soaring geometries, transparent glass, and reflected colors of the cityscapes in his highly rendered watercolor paintings. Inspired by photographs taken during his travels, these works reveal McCombs’ eye for the expressive possibilities found in everyday moments, using space and light to create elements of exploration and surprise. McCombs was a professor of art at Hope College from 1969-2021.

Visit https://muskegonartmuseum.org/exhibition/bruce-mccombs-city-journeys/.


Author Visit: Matt de la Pena

Award-winning author, Matt de la Peña, will share his personal journey from reluctant reader to writer, focusing on the barriers many working class boys and young men encounter in the acquisition of literacy, at the Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western Avenue. The event is set Thursday, Nov. 10. Social hour begins at 6 p.m, program begins at 7 p.m,  beginning with the Community Foundation  for Muskegon County's Impact Award.

RSVP encouraged but tickets are not required. Visit www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-heroes-tickets-431214974597.

Presented by Muskegon Area District Library, Lakeshore Big Read, and the Community Foundation of Muskegon County.


‘Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky’ set for November 4

The West Michigan Symphony will present the music of Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 4 at the Frauenthal Center, with conductor Scott Speck, and pianist Gabriela Martinez.

Visit https://westmichigansymphony.org/events/rachmaninoff-tchaikovsky/