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Culture

Public Museum's newest exhibit invites visitors to explore Earth's wildest places

Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Open May 21-September 4, 2016 and free with general admission, the exhibit follows National Geographic explorers, bringing their adventures to life.

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Contemporary Conversation: UICA discusses independent vs indie film

Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art's Film Coordinator, Nick Hartman talks about the difference between independent cinema and indie films, inviting community to join the conversation.

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Local First hosts 13th annual Street Party, summer celebration

Submitted 05-24-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The event will feature a variety of music including headliner Joshua Davis, interactive entertainment and food for guest of all ages on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

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First woman to be local cartoonist from Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Gertrude Van Houten was a local celebrity during the 1920s & 1930s, and she was almost lost to history.

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ACT's 30th Festival Day brings together all Grand Rapids communities

Submitted 05-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

Earlier this month, more than 1,000 students joined Artists Creating Together at Lincoln Campus to celebrate arts, abilities, and community.

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Catalyst Radio: local connections to Syrian Conflict

Submitted 05-20-2016 under NEWS

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Dr. Sam Attal and Dr. Mohammad Saleh, Syrian-born American doctors who have been helping Syrians affected by the conflict both in Grand Rapids and internationally.

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In Season: May 21, 2016

Submitted 05-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

In Season, Farm Fresh, Local Food, Farm to Table, Fruits and Vegetables, Fulton Street Farmers Market,

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The Rapidian welcomes new Managing Editor

Submitted 05-17-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Kiran Sood Patel joins The Rapidian this week, excited about citizen journalism as an in-depth way to pursue engagement with the communities we live in.

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Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace expands outdoor market to provide platform for artists, entrepreneurs

Submitted 05-17-2016 under NEWS

More than 50 vendors will be present for the first event, taking place Sunday, May 22 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Heritage Hill Weekend Tour of Homes is all in the family

Submitted 05-17-2016 under NEWS

The 47th annual Heritage Hill Weekend Tour of Homes showcasing 11 houses will be Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22.

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