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Things to do 9/2-4


Some things to do this weekend include two concerts, a museum exhibit and a film.

The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave, will presenting rock bands Teething, Ape Not Kill Ape, Rip VanRipper and Old Black at 8 p.m. Saturday. Teething is hardcore/grindcore from Madrid Spain. Ape Not Kill Ape is a local punk band. Rip VanRipper is local stoner/doom metal.Old Black is a rock group from Muskegon. Tickets are $8. Guests 21 and up are welcome.

The Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St, will feature the exhibit “Earth Explorers” through Sept. 4. The exhibit showcases five of the earth’s “eco zones” with interactive displays. The zones include the polar regions, the ocean, rain forests, mountains, caves and the savanna. It features video footage from National Geographic camera crews. The exhibit is included with the general admission charge to the museum. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $11 for adults, $10 for seniors, $6 for children 3-17 and free for GRCC students and children under 3.

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, 2 Fulton, will be screening the film “The Innocents” through Sept. 8. The film takes place during the aftermath of World War II, telling the story of the last of the Nazi death camp survivors, the nuns involved in their care and the nuns’ mysterious pregnancies. Showtimes vary by day. Check the official schedule for specific showtimes. Tickets are $4 for members, and $8 for non-members.  

The Calvin College Covenant Fine Arts Center, 1795 Knollcrest Circle, will be presenting The Soil and The Sun at 7 p.m. Monday. The Soil and The Sun is an experimental, indie/folk rock band from Grand Rapids. The show is free and open to the public.

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