Grand Rapids’ Virtual Arts Festival streams June 5 & 6

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On Saturday, Spanish closed captioning will be available during the encore performance of the Virtual Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

This livestream channel is being provided by WOOD-TV as a free community service to the Festival of the Arts – a 501c3 organization. All production, editing, performance rights and content playback is the sole responsibility of the Festival of the Arts – a 501c3 organization and its participating organizations.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — WOOD TV8 is teaming up with Grand Rapids’ Festival of the Arts to bring you a different kind of festival this year — one you can experience on your computer or mobile device.

The traditional festival, which would have been in its 51st year, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In its place will be the Virtual Arts Festival, which streams on on June 5 and June 6.

The virtual festival will include performances by:

  • Ebony Road Players
  • The Grand Rapids Ballet
  • The Grand Rapids Symphony
  • Opera Grand Rapids
  • The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ

>>PHOTOS: 2019 Festival of the Arts

Watch the Virtual Arts Festival stream on Friday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and an encore presentation on Saturday, June 6, on

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