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Grand Rapids Maker Faire encourages local makers to sign up to showcase projects

Submitted 03-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Maker Faire is looking for participants who enjoy tinkering, hacking, building and designing new technology-based inventions.

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GRandJazzFest announces 2017 dates

Submitted 03-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Performers will be announced at special event on April 26 as part of International Jazz Day. GRandJazzFest will be held Aug. 19 and 20 in downtown Grand Rapids.

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'Art & Healing' exhibition at KCAD offers different perspective

Submitted 03-28-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

What is a “healthy body” or a “healthy mind”? Should they be so highly prized? What role can art play in achieving them? These are questions running through my mind after viewing Art & Healing, an exhibition at KCAD's Helen Miller Kendall Gallery through April 8, 2017.

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Special spring break activities at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 03-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Activities will take place Monday, April 3 through Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday April 2 and 9, 2017.

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Catalyst Radio: Grand Rapids celebrates Trans Day of Visibility

Submitted 03-24-2017 under NEWS

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Kayden Grinwis and Ellie Webster, board members with Grand Rapids Pride Center, about International Transgender Day of Visibility, being celebrated in Grand Rapids March 24-30.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park embarks on $115 million capital campaign

Submitted 03-23-2017 under NONPROFITS

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, is excited to announce the launch of a $115 million capital campaign titled Welcoming the World: Honoring a Legacy of Love.

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Celebrating Mexicains Sans Frontieres with ten years of community involvement

Submitted 03-22-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Hugo Claudin, owner of Mexicains Sans Frontieres, discusses the current climate in Grand Rapids, his event space, and events to come. This includes internationally known poet Ana Castillo on March 25.

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West Michigan Growers Group partners with Downtown Market, MSU Extension to host 2017 Growers Fare: CSA Open House

Submitted 03-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

The public event will be held on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Downtown Market for the West Michigan community interested in connecting with and supporting farmers growing and selling local food.

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JoAnn Falletta, trailblazing female conductor, joins Grand Rapids Symphony for concerts in DeVos Hall

Submitted 03-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

Two-time Grammy Award winning conductor returns to Grand Rapids with some of her favorite music this weekend during Women's History Month

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American Music Prize Winner Margo Price to appear at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 03-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center brings rising star Nashville singer Margo Price to Grand Rapids on April 6, 2017 at 7:30. Price recently won the 2017 American Music Prize that recognizes the year's best debut album

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