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Jackie’s Behind The Scenes Video Clip

Well we have finished two weeks of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at Grand Rapids Actors Theatre. A lot of stuff happens off stage and "behind the scenes." Example, just the other night in the dressing room, I was dancing around with a fork I stole the night before (don't ask) and singing to Alicia Keys... it was captured as an awkward video, check it out.

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Photo Courtesy of Amway
Photo Courtesy of Amway
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City of Grand Rapids Embraces New Fourth of July Weekend Festivities

The City of Grand Rapids today announced that Celebration on the Grand and the Fourth of July fireworks are being combined into a two-day event to be held annually the first Friday and Saturday of July.

With the shift, this year’s Celebration on the Grand activities will be held the evening of Friday, July 4. The Amway Family Fireworks event will cap off the event shortly after dusk Saturday, July 5. In addition, admission remains free to both downtown Grand Rapids events.

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Photos From ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’

This past Thursday, Grand Rapids Actors Theatre opened the doors of Spectrum Theatre for the first performance of "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson."

Opening weekend went great. I didn't forget my lines, I didn't mess up any of the dance numbers. All in all, I am feeling on top right now! You can even check out our stellar review on MLive HERE.

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Part of my solo during the song, "Ten Little Indians"
Part of my solo during the song, "Ten Little Indians"
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Opening Weekend of ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’

Holy sh*t! So the weekend went pretty damn fast. It was opening weekend for "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" at Actors Theatre in Grand Rapids. If you aren't familiar with this show here's a quick rundown.

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Promo Video for ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’

We filmed a commercial the other day for the show I am in at Grand Rapids Actors' Theatre, "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson."

Check it out here and come see the show!

We open tonight at 8 p.m. and run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through Feb. 22 at Grand Rapids Community College's Spectrum Theater, 160 Fountain St. NE in Grand Rapids.

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‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ Opens Thursday

I am so excited to be involved in this musical at Grand Rapids Actors Theatre.

"Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" is a farce musical on the history and legacy of President Andrew Jackson. It is a comedy that I think anyone in the mood for a good laugh will enjoy. It's a rock musical, the music is good and it's funny. Come on now!

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Motley Crue Kicking Off The Final Tour on July 2 in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena! [Video]

Motley Crue announced its final tour today, and the best part is that it kicks off right here in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on July 2 with Alice Cooper!  Get ready to buy your tickets, which go on sale this weekend, at all Ticketmaster locations. 

This will be your last chance to see Motley Crue live!

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Grand Rapids Gus is quite the bad ass groundhog
Grand Rapids Gus is quite the bad ass groundhog
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Grand Rapids Get Ready For The Groundhog’s Day Marathon

Every year in February we wait for that little ground hog to come up and either see his shadow or not, and make us know whether spring is in the horizon or if we'll be suffering through more winter!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Special Treat: Canned Berries or Infused Water?

On "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" this week, our intern, Math Damon, brought in a treat. His mother had canned some raspberries and sent in a jar for each of us!

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Greater Grand Rapids: Top 5 Weather Events of 2013 [Video]

It was a year for the record books in 2013 in West Michigan.

At least so says the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office, which issued its annual climate summary report this week.

There was the April flooding that swamped locales along the Grand River and other area tributaries

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Weather Alert: It’s Still Winter [Video]

The arctic blast gripping Grand Rapids and West Michigan is expected to loosen today, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office and WZZM-TV, Channel 13.

The temperature reached a high of 8 degrees and a low a minus-1 degree Tuesday, with wind chills as low a 20 degrees-plus below zero at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids.

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Detroit Deals With Heavy Snow And Bitter Cold
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Greater Grand Rapids: Stuck in Polar Mode [Video]

Good morning. Welcome to the artic. You've been officially temporarily moved to a polar region.

Michigan and the Midwest are stuck in a polar vortex, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office. Typically, such an arctic blast -- or wintry hurricane -- only hits northeastern Canada a la Ontario, Quebec and regions further north.

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