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Grand Rapids Symphony plays 'Star Wars & More,' film music of John Williams to close 2...

Grand Rapids Symphony
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:20am

NONPROFITS: John Williams is the most successful film composer in the history of cinema. The Grand Rapids Symphony plays music from a dozen of his films on May 6-8

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When free college is not enough

Benjamin Oliver
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 2:57pm

OPINION: Free college alone is not the cure to poverty. To address one inequity, we must address them all by authentically engaging those who have been marginalized. Only then is there hope for inclusive growth that benefits all.

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Celebration of Free Comic Book Day on May 7 in downtown Grand Rapids

Marjorie Steele
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 1:20pm

NEWS: Vault of Midnight celebrates Free Comic Book Day with an all-day sidewalk festival on Monroe Center featuring cosplay contests, video game tournaments, trivia games, and many other activities for kids and adults.

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New podcast features Grand Rapids locations and issues

Luke Ferris
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 3:30pm

NEWS: A new podcast, iheartGrandRapids, is published twice a month by local residents Luke Ferris and Tiffany Szakal. It's recorded throughout the city and focuses on the conversations Grand Rapidians are having with each other.


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When free college is not enough

Benjamin Oliver - 05/03

Free college alone is not the cure to poverty. To address one inequity, we must address them all by authentically engaging those who have been marginalized. Only then is there hope for inclusive growth that benefits all.