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Grand Rapids Symphony’s virtual ‘Hallelujah’ performance

More than 70 musicians in the orchestra and chorus came together to create a virtual performance of the “Hallelujah” Chorus from Handel’s “Messiah,” now available for viewing online, according to a news release from the symphony. “During these extraordinary circumstances, we need music more than ever,” Music Director Marcelo Lehninger said. “Music sustains us and…MORE

Domino’s is giving away 10 million slices of pizza amid coronavirus outbreak

Domino’s new initiative, Feed The Need, will see the pizza chain teaming up with franchisees to donate 10 million slices of pizza to hospitals and the medical community, students, health departments, grocery store workers, families and more. In a press release Domino’s said they’re letting all 6,000 stores decide where the pizza should go since…MORE

Biggest, brightest supermoon of 2020 arrives tonight

The worse thing about April’s pink moon is it really isn’t pink. However, on Tuesday it will be the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year. The moon’s orbit will bring it closest to Earth at 10:35 p.m. EST Tuesday, according to AccuWeather. It will appear to be larger than it will at any other…MORE

#SharetheLoaf – Arnie’s Giving Free Meals to the Community

The Mission of Arnie’s and Beer City Bread Company is to “Share the Loaf” with their Grand Rapids Neighbors. #SharetheLoaf is a two-fold movement: Firstly, the team at Arnie’s and Beer City Bread Company wanted to serve high quality food for a reasonable price. They created a drive thru at the Leonard Street location of…MORE

Stream HBO for free with #StayHomeBoxOffice

HBO programming will be available to stream from home without a subscription with HBO Now and HBO Go, beginning April 3. The list of free programming includes every episode of nine HBO series including The Sopranos, Veep, Succession, Six Feet Under, The Wire, Ballers, Barry, Silicon Valley, and True Blood. You can also stream 20…MORE

Be a Light – West Michigan Hometown Heroes

Thunder 107.3 is celebrating frontline workers all over West Michigan! To those keeping our communities safe, healthy, and at home – the grocery store workers, delivery drivers, restaurant employees, healthcare workers, gas station employees, factory workers, and ALL ESSENTIAL WORKFORCE – We truly couldn’t do this without you! Nominate a frontline worker below so we…MORE

Paws, Claws & Corks is going virtual!

The Humane Society of West Michigan was planning to host their annual fundraiser Paws, Claws & Corks at DeVos Place on March 18. Unfortunately, their plans had to be changed. While they said they would love to celebrate with you in person, they have made this difficult decision in order to keep the guests and…MORE

It Is Well With My Soul

In the second week of government mandated social-distancing during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, arranger David Wise awoke one morning with an idea. He was missing his Nashville community of studio session singers, and wanted to do something to bring everybody together, virtually. The idea of a virtual choir wasn’t a new idea, but this video…MORE

Free tacos from Taco Bell on Tuesday!

Taco Bell is offering free tacos on Tuesday, March 31! They will give away a free nacho-flavored Doritos Locos Taco to all drive-thru customers, while supplies last.MORE