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Local First announces "Small Giants" book discussion series

Local First
Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:39am

NONPROFITS: Local First partners with Books & Mortar and Mayor Bliss to co-host community book discussion on Aug. 1

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'A Chorus Line' takes center stage

Megan Sarnacki
Thu, 07/20/2017 - 9:33am

NEWS: Winner of nine Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1976, “A Chorus Line” remains a classic to this day as the sixth longest-running Broadway show, and this summer, Circle Theatre invites you to experience this enjoyable and humorous musical right here in Grand Rapids.

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See Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State before it leaves

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 9:44am

NONPROFITS: The Ai Weiwei exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will be on display until August 20, 2017. It is the artist's first exhibition at a botanical garden and sculpture park anywhere in the world.

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Stay motivated to create this summer with Workshop Wednesday...

Avenue for the Arts
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:06am

PLACE-MATTERS: Held in the Avenue for the Arts [workshop] Space, this series aims to make learning a new skill or expanding your network of artists and writers easy, accessible, and exciting. It’s never been easier to meet your people.

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services spotlight: Learning to advocate while parenting

Nancy Cluley - 07/11

Our third child, Hannah, is hard of hearing. This caused my husband, Dave, and I to follow a path we likely would not have otherwise traveled. It’s been a journey filled with anxiety, discovery and development of life-long friendships.

Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Kavy Lenon

Allison Bannister - 07/06

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, this series features profiles of community members who have immigrated to Grand Rapids.