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The KHHS Fine Arts Department presents 'And Then They Came for Me'

The KHHS Fine Arts Department presents 'And Then They Came for Me'

November 15-17, 7:30pm, Kenowa Hills Performing Arts Center

And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank is a multimedia play that weaves videotaped interviews of Holocaust survivors, Eva Schloss and Ed Silverberg, with live actors, recreating scenes from World War II. Part oral history, part action, part direct address, part remembrance, this play has been acclaimed by audiences and critics in productions worldwide.

Tickets are $6.00 in advance and $7.00 at the door.

Advance tickets may be picked up at the door starting 1 hour before show time. Please call 784-2400 ext. 3424 or email theater@khps.org with questions.

Subject matter may not be appropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised.

November Hot Titles at KDL

November Hot Titles at KDL

If you want it, we’ve got it! At KDL, we are committed to providing the popular materials you want to read, listen to or view. Look what’s new this month:

The Forgotten by David Baldacci
The Black Box by Michael Connelly
The Perfect Hope by Nora Roberts
Brave (DVD)
Men in Black 3 (DVD)

Write Michigan – 30 Days To Go!

Write Michigan – 30 Days To Go!

The word is out about Write Michigan, the short story contest sponsored by KDLSchuler Books & Music and the Grand Rapids Public Library.

As of the end of October, hundreds of Michigan residents had uploaded drafts to the Write Michigan website. We expect a deluge of entries as we approach the submission deadline on November 30.

KDL - Attention Teen Filmmakers!

KDL - Attention Teen Filmmakers!

Thousands of Kent County teens will soon have the opportunity to channel their inner Academy Award contender at their local library.

Kent District Library has received a $6,000 Community Grants award from electronics retailer Best Buy to purchase film editing software and hardware.  The film editing suite, which includes two editing stations, will be housed at KDL’s Cascade Township branch and is scheduled to be installed sometime in NovemberKDL was one of more than 3,600 organizations that applied for the most recent round of grants from Best Buy’s Children’s Foundation.

Blandford Nature Center Harvest Festival 2012 - Oct 20, 11am-5pm

Blandford Nature Center Harvest Festival 2012 - Oct 20, 11am-5pm

From the Blandford Nature Center Facebook page:

It's almost time for our Harvest Festival! Come out on October 20th to have some fall fun! There will be live music from four local bands. From 11 am-12:30 pm enjoy the musical soundings of Susan Picking. From 12:45-2:15 Nicholas James and the Bandwagon will take over the stage. Last but not least, at 2:15-4:00 B Side Growlers and The Porters keep your toes tappin'.

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

Are you a teen who loves movies? Here at KDL we love films and we want to see your movie on the big screen. That’s right! A screen at Celebration Cinema is waiting to premiere your short film. The Kent County Teen Film Festival is coming in February 2013 and submissions are due on January 7. Are there rules to this festival? Of course… but there are also prizes!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity, brought to you by Grand Rapids Public Library, Celebration Cinema and us! Get all the details you need here.

Now get filming!

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

Are you a teen who loves movies? Here at KDL we love films and we want to see your movie on the big screen. That’s right! A screen at Celebration Cinema is waiting to premiere your short film. TheKent County Teen Film Festival is coming in February 2013 and submissions are due on January 7. Are there rules to this festival? Of course… but there are also prizes!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity, brought to you by Grand Rapids Public Library, Celebration Cinema and us! Get all the details you need here.

Now get filming!