Terry’s Picks: June 2018

Written by Terry DeBoer on . Posted in Local

EVENTSWest Michigan Christian News writer Terry DeBoer surveys the landscape for the area's faith-based arts/entertainment/enrichment events over the coming month. Here are three highlights for June:

"Copenhagen" – This intellectually deep stage play – centering on the 1941 meeting between nuclear physicists Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr – is presented June 7-23 at Master Arts Theatre, 75 77th St. SW. The two researchers, one from Germany, the other from Denmark, had pioneered atomic science during the 1920s, but now find their nations on opposite sides of World War II. They discuss the troubling implications of nuclear power. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with 2 p.m. Saturday matinees. Tickets are $17 adult, $15 senior citizens and students. Available online at https://ticketpeak.com/res/masterarts or call the theatre office at 616-455-1001.

Hawk Nelson – The contemporary Christian pop music band kicks off the annual summertime Worship On the Waterfront (W.O.W.) series at 7pm Sun. June 24 at the newly-renovated Waterfront Stadium in downtown Grand Haven. Hawk Nelson has numerous familiar Christian radio songs over its career, including "Words" and "Live Like You're Loved." Gates open at 6:15pm. There is no admission charge, a free-will offering will be taken. Rain location is at the south campus of Harvest Bible Chapel Spring Lake, 12900 US-31 Grand Haven. The weekly Sunday series runs through August. Sponsored by First Reformed Church of Grand Haven. For more information visit www.worshiponthewaterfront.org.

Brandon Heath – The Christian singer-songwriter performs a pre-game concert at 4:45pm Fri. June 29 at Fifth Third Ball Park, 4500 West River Dr. NE in Comstock Park. Heath's radio hits include "Your Love, "Give Me Your Eyes," and most recently, "Faith Hope Love Repeat." Concert tickets include passes to the West Michigan Whitecaps baseball game (7:05pm vs. Bowling Green). Concert is general admission seating, game tickets are reserved seats. Tickets range from $15 to $23 and are available at the box office or online.  (parking $7).
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Terry DeBoer
Author: Terry DeBoer
Terry is a journalist/feature writer for newspapers, magazines and websites, with a background in radio broadcasting. His usual beat is arts and entertainment, specializing in Christian/gospel music. A married father of two, he is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan Contributing Writer: West Michigan Christian News August 2011 – Present Feature writer: -Mlive.com (website and various newspapers) 1988– 2016 -Spotlight New Christian Music Magazine 1997-2008 -Church News Editor, Church Herald Magazine 2004-2009

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