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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

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

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