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Local artist feature from UICA: Esan Sommersell

Submitted 07-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

For Esan Sommersell, making is living. In a world where it's become increasingly difficult to discern fact from fiction, Sommersell's paintings remind us that what we see, hear, touch, and taste cannot be separated from what we feel.

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Stay motivated to create this summer with Workshop Wednesdays

Submitted 07-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Held in the Avenue for the Arts [workshop] Space, this series aims to make learning a new skill or expanding your network of artists and writers easy, accessible, and exciting. It’s never been easier to meet your people.

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See Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State before it leaves

Submitted 07-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Ai Weiwei exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will be on display until August 20, 2017. It is the artist's first exhibition at a botanical garden and sculpture park anywhere in the world.

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Grand Rapids Pops' Music of ABBA has audience dancing the night away

Submitted 07-14-2017 under OPINION

Arrival from Sweden recreates the ABBA experience to open the 2017 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops at Cannonsburg Ski Area

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In Season: July 15, 2017

Submitted 07-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

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

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Join the Grand Rapids Community Media Center in our summertime activities

Submitted 07-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

WYCE, GRTV, our Education Department, our IT department for non-profits, Wealthy Theatre and The Rapidian are all hosting events this summer to help engage you in making and enjoying media.

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Rediscover music of ABBA at Grand Rapids Symphony's Picnic Pops on Thursday, Friday

Submitted 07-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony's 2017 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops opens with 'Music of ABBA' with the best ABBA tribute band in the business

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Local Spotlight: Deavondre Jones motivates through dance

Submitted 07-11-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Lifelong West Michigan resident aims to inspire others and build community through the performing arts.

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First-ever Kitten Cabana Adoption event to be held July 14

Submitted 07-07-2017 under NEWS

This month, support animals in need by attending the first-ever Kitten Cabana Adoption event hosted by the Humane Society of West Michigan and the JW Marriott.

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Stepping into the wild

Submitted 07-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources developed Stepping Stones in 2010 to provide urban youth with fun educational experiences in Michigan state parks.

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