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Strength of 30,000 nerds: Grand Rapids Comic-Con begins to flex its muscle

Submitted 10-24-2016 under NEWS

With this year's attendance again breaking records, Grand Rapids' annual geek gathering at DeVos Place gears up for not only for event expansion, but for more powerful community impact.


GR Ladies Rock Mulligan's for Halloween benefit concert

Submitted 10-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Tonia Bug, PARTS, FLUSHED and Blanca Luz perform in Eastown for girl's rock camp benefit


West Michigan native lives the dream with Grand Rapids Symphony debut in DreamWorks Animation in Concert

Submitted 10-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

Rockford's George Goad, newly named principal trumpet of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, performs for the first time with his hometown orchestra in DeVos Performance Hall


Alternatives in Motion announces endurance award winners

Submitted 10-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

The AIM High Awards will feature a Paralympic medalist, a new volunteerism award, and a prize auction.


In Season: October 22, 2016

Submitted 10-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.


Grand Rapids Improv Festival brings comedy into the present

Submitted 10-19-2016 under NEWS

From October 17 to 24, the third Grand Rapids Improv Festival has shows every day, an improv bar hop, workshops and Improv Chaos.


"Geek culture meets high culture" in "DreamWorks Animation in Concert" with the Grand Rapids Symphony

Submitted 10-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

DreamWorks Animation films are fun for everyone. But they're even better with live music from your Grand Rapids Pops


Rachmaninoff Rhapsody delights, but Concerto for Orchestra delivers brilliant Grand Rapids Symphony performance

Submitted 10-18-2016 under OPINION

Guest pianist Joyce Yang entertains with Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, but Grand Rapids Symphony delivers with challenging Concerto for Orchestra by Lutosławski.


Catalyst Radio: Creative Youth Center & centering student voices

Submitted 10-17-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

A conversation with the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center, an organization that prepares kids for life’s adventures by supporting their writing and amplifying their voices.


The University Wit's production of "Escanaba in da Moonlight" opens at Dog Story Theater

Submitted 10-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

When the Soady clan reunites for the opening day of deer season at the family's Upper Peninsula camp, thirty-five-year-old Reuben Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the oldest Soady in the history of the Soadys never to bag a buck.