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Creating happiness: ACT apprentice Alison Ching

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at art apprentice Alison Ching – her inspiration, her creation, and her goals.


Meijer Gardens' butterfly exhibition highlights patterns found in nature

Submitted 02-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Escape into a living kaleidoscope as thousands of butterflies fly freely in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory March 1 through April 30.


Civic Theatre to host immigration panel at Grand Rapids Public Library

Submitted 02-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

To keep our community engaged, Civic Theatre has partnered with the Grand Rapids Public Library and area experts to engage in community conversation on immigration on February 15, 2017 at 7 p.m.


Tactile Creations: ACT Apprentice Jasmine Kelley

Submitted 02-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at art apprentice Jasmine Kelley – her inspiration, her creation, and her goals.


"God of Carnage" will take the stage at Dog Story Theater this Friday

Submitted 02-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

A set of parents gather together to calmly discuss their sons unruly behavior at the playground. Uproarious havoc ensues when the parents become inherently childlike throughout their intended civil discussion.


The Rapidian visits GRAM to explore two new exhibits

Submitted 02-07-2017 under NEWS

Members of the media were invited to tour two new exhibits at the Grand Rapids Art Museum on Friday, February 3.


Inside the Grand Rapids Ballet - "Black & White: Swan Lake"

Submitted 02-06-2017 under NEWS

This performance is choreographed by Mario Radacovský, a Czechoslovakian-born dancer turned choreographer who based this rendition on a very personal life experience.


GRAAMA to sponsor Ali exhibit, local oral histories for Black History Month

Submitted 02-02-2017 under NEWS

The recently opened Grand Rapids African-American Museum and Archives (GRAAMA) is hitting its stride in providing insight into local culture as the nation celebrates Black History Month.


Hip-hop camp brings happiness to kids at Cook Arts Center

Submitted 02-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

Two-week pilot camp was a clear success and stirred excitment for hip-hop culture among students at the Cook Arts Center.


Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition welcomes national judge, rewards local talent

Submitted 01-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Kent County's local poetry competition, now hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Library, features National Judge Oliver de la Paz, is free to enter