John Denver tribute concert features former band member, Denver’s final, never recorded song

The music of John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time. The greatest hits of this beloved American troubadour will be presented as singer/guitarist Jim Curry joins the Grand Rapids Symphony for its third D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops concert this summer. Two performances of “A Tribute to […]

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EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

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OBITUARIES — Mr. James Coleman

James Coleman

Coleman Mr. James Francis “Cy” Coleman, passed away Monday, July 16, 2012, eight days after his 77th birthday. A charming, gregarious young man, he excelled in basketball, baseball and golf. Jim lit up the small town of Belvedere , Ill., where he pulled pranks and entertained the locals. Before high school, he moved to Wisconsin […]