Fourth annual LadyFestGR returns to empower girls and women

Posted at 9:49 AM, Mar 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-28 09:49:02-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- The fourth annual LadyFestGR takes place in downtown Grand Rapids April 4.

The daylong experience will begin at 12pm with workshops that are free and open to the public, along with a variety of performances that will take place throughout the day.

Both the workshops and performances will be held at various Heartside neighborhood locations. Workshop venues will be free to enter during the day, while a wristband will be necessary to enter venues where artists are performing.

The Pyramid Scheme, Have Company and Heartside Studio and Chapel, Lantern Coffee Bar and Lounge and Parliament Boutique will be hosting free workshops, while performances take place at private artists lofts on Avenue for the Arts. Workshops this year will include brewing beer, writing rhymes, drawing and collage, signing up for healthcare, fat positive education and more. .