GRCC In the News, 3-31-16

Love, understanding & a whole lotta dancing: GRCC drag show highlights city’s growing talent

March 24, 2016;

For Beau Laine Vansolkema, the president at the Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) StandOut! LGBTQ+ Student Club, the upcoming drag show he is organizing at GRCC is not only a chance to meet new people, hear some incredible music and, of course, see a dizzying array of intricately made costumes it’s putting love and understanding center stage.

Heritage Theatre Group 2016 season auditions at Saints Peter and Paul Parish Center this weekend

March 30, 2016;

Heritage Theatre Group was founded on the mission of bringing classic plays with classic themes to Grand Rapids and for over twenty-five years, we have been producing compelling and timeless theatre, and this season, we will be producing three wonderful works, The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan, The Good Doctor by Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov, and Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare.

… HTG performs at the Spectrum Theater at GRCC.

Dawn Zuidgeest-Craft’s daughter, Ginger Zee, on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Ginger Zee, daughter of the nursing program’s Dawn Zuidgeest-Craft, is competing on “Dancing with the Stars.” You can vote for her by phone after the show on Monday nights at 1-800 868 3404. You can also go to and click on “vote” in the “Dancing with the Stars” icon and you can quickly set up an account so you can vote every week.