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Lipstick Jodi will release its debut album September 28

Ron Lemmon
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:15am

LOCAL LIFE: Lipstick Jodi Band members Karli Morehouse, Luke Rockhold, Jamie Baarman and Camille Hoorn deliver a new upbeat sound to Grand Rapids music lovers.

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Experience ArtPrize 9 at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Downtown Market
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:57pm

NONPROFITS: Located both indoors and outdoors, this year’s art installations at the Market feature artists hailing from as far away as Paris, China and New Zealand, alongside several artists from Michigan, including Godwin Heights Public Schools students.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does religious freedom mean exemption from the law?

Rabbi David J.B. Krishef
Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:34am

OPINION: Proponents of "religious freedom" say that they should not be required to comply with laws that compel them to violate their religion (i.e., Obamacare requiring payment for birth control) divorce, contraception, abortion, marriage

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Local artist Stafford Smith exhibits new artwork at Studio 3...

Matt Oberski
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:30pm

LOCAL LIFE: Trapped Between Memory and Desire is on display at Studio 341 and will be open on weekends.

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"Saturday Morning at the Farmers Market" by John Rothwell

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ArtPrize artist feature from UICA: Michael Peoples

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) - 09/19

Michael Peoples is a self-taught artist whose works reflect on the cultural history of the Midwest with a comedic bend. Each work explores the significance of number, color, and form upon cognitive and emotional experience. Perchance to Dream reflects the idea of food as memory.

First Generation Student: College life

Lisa McNeilley - 09/12

Each new student has a number of opportunities to get involved in college life and to use their experiences for better learning and networking.

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