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New mentoring program seeks to connect local youth of color with Grand Rapids' tech industry

Submitted 02-09-2016 under NEWS

The Midwest Tech Project Mentoring Program, co-founded by Jonathon Jelks and Alvin Hill IV, launches Februrary 11 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

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Madcap Coffee to introduce Belgian waffles at Midtown location

Submitted 02-09-2016 under NEWS

Madcap Coffee will open its new location this spring with a roastery next door and homemade waffles accompanied by a variety of seasonal spreads.

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Land, labor, capital: Looking at root causes of our diseased food system

Submitted 02-09-2016 under OPINION

Lance Kraai of New City Urban Farm proposes a generous reciprocal free market based on Judaic/Christian ideas of Shalom over capitalism and addresses the historical problems that capitalism has created.

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Catalyst Radio: faith, LGBTQ+ communities, and spiritual violence

Submitted 02-05-2016 under OPINION

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Scott Burden about the upcoming Change U Activist Assembly on Spiritual Violence: A Community Experience, a Community Response

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Stella's Lounge gets creative with cocktails at monthly Sovereign Cocktail Club

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NEWS

Two bartenders at Stella's Lounge have created a monthly club that explores new modernized recipes to classic cocktails for patrons to try.

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Meet the woman solving hunger in West Michigan

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

A Q&A with Maggie Marcinkus, the brand-new volunteer coordinator at Feeding America West Michigan.

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Upcoming events with Artists Creating Together

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

This February, ACT is offering a series of exciting events open to the public, including open art studio sessions for adults and youth and a drumming session at Marge's Donut Den as part of Mardi Gras celebrations.

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Tribute concert to celebrate life of David Bowie

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

The Pyramid Scheme is hosting the show at 7:00 p.m. on Feb. 5. designed to raise funds for Girls Rock Grand Rapids, a week-long summer camp that empowers girls and women through music.

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Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

International food and beer tastings, music, dance and crafts will highlight the diverse cultures in West Michigan on Saturday, February 6.

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World Affairs Council of Western Michigan Announces 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

Exclusive Presentations on Foreign Policy Debut Feb. 1, Run Through March

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