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Aquinas College spring play opens cast to community members to promote social change

Brittany Devon
Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:06am

LOCAL LIFE: Randy Wyatt, associate professor of theatre for Aquinas College, discusses the spring 2017 play at Aquinas, Love and Information by Caryl Churchill.

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GRandJazzFest announces 2017 dates

Molly Klimas
Tue, 03/28/2017 - 12:49pm

NONPROFITS: Performers will be announced at special event on April 26 as part of International Jazz Day. GRandJazzFest will be held Aug. 19 and 20 in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Blue Star Players specialize in performing new works in intimate settings

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 9:50am

NONPROFITS: This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Blue Star Players, an international performing arts collaborative, specializing in new works performed in intimate and unusual spaces.

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Grand Rapids Maker Faire encourages local makers to sign up...

Grand Rapids Public Museum
Tue, 03/28/2017 - 1:39pm

NONPROFITS: Maker Faire is looking for participants who enjoy tinkering, hacking, building and designing new technology-based inventions.

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Trans Day of Visibility enters ninth year of observance

Finn Marcks - 03/28

TDoV is an annual holiday celebrated around the globe, dedicated to celebrating the successes and accomplishments of trans and gender non-conforming people, while also raising awareness of the work that is still needed to save trans lives.

Faces of the Grand Rapids housing crisis: Carla Dentmond

Amy Carpenter - 03/21

In this five-part series, residents of the greater Grand Rapids area share their personal stories of housing insecurity and homelessness. Part 2.