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Grand Rapids weekend events for March 27


Wondering what to do this weekend? Kayla Tucker, and Arts & Entertainment and Features Editor at the Collegiate has got you covered!


Global Experience Festival in the Grand Rapids Community College Ford Fieldhouse, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Price: $5 for students/community members

Kendall College of Art & Design will hold their 11th annual “Bodies of Art” fashion show at the Grand Rapids Public Museum at 7p.m.

Price: Students $10, Adults $15


The exhibit “Egypt: Be Curious” is a branch off of the museum’s own “Be Curious” exhibit that is devoted to the museum’s collection of historical artifacts. This shows the museum’s collection of Egyptian artifacts like jewelry, funerary masks and a mummy.

Price: free with student ID

Through April 19

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is currently showing an exhibit titled “Real Pirates.” Explore the story of Whydah Galley, a pirate ship that set sail as a slave ship in London, 1715.

Price: $12 with student ID

Through May 15

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts is showcasing an exhibit entitled “Power Objects.” The galleries are open from 12-9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 12-6 p.m. on Sundays.

Price: $5

Through July 5

“Through the Eyes of Weidenaar” is an exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Rey Weidnenaar was a local, but internationally known printmaker who developed a lot of his art based on his own views of the world. Use a magnifying glass to find hidden political messages in his work.

Price: free with student ID

Through April 30

The ‘Butterflies are Blooming’ exhibit at Frederick Meijer Gardens is continuing through April 30.

Price: $9 with student ID

March 28 & 29

Aquinas College Student Art Show will be held at the Aquinas College Art & Music Center this weekend from 2-6p.m.

March 28

Heart and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will perform at Van Andel Arena at 8 p.m.

Price: Tickets run between $20-75