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Community garden grant recipients announced by World Renew

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Five community gardens projects in Kent, Muskegon, and Ottawa counties received funding and training grants of $1250 this month to grow their projects and increase their benefit to local community members.

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St. Cecilia hosts wine tasting in newly restored historic building

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Eat. Drink. Be Merry! is on Saturday evening, starting at 6 p.m. on April 29, 2017 at St. Cecilia Music Center in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Elevating Voices: Community Media Center showcases locally produced videos exploring identity, race, disability at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 04-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Wednesday, March 19, 2017, Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC) will present a special showcase of video productions created during the Elevating Voices project. Elevating Voices is a multi-year project created to raise the visibility of diverse voices in our community.

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UICA hosts founder of Jim Crow Museum to discuss race, art

Submitted 04-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

On April 27th, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., UICA will present a panel talk featuring Dr. David Pilgrim, founder of the Jim Crow Museum, and invites the public to join the conversation.

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Staycation: Kendall College, Cook Arts Center partner for Spring Break Art Camp

Submitted 04-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Over the first week of April, a group of Cook Arts Center students enjoyed their spring break by attending a four-day art camp. The camp was held in partnership with Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD)

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Center for Inquiry Michigan sponsoring March for Science on Saturday

Submitted 04-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

The March for Science works to encourage evidence-based thinking when forming public policies. The march will be held in Lansing.

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North Korea: Peaceful solution presented by conflicts expert

Submitted 04-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

Peace expert presents Wednesday, April 27, in a free, public talk, co-presented by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan and the Kent District Library.

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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Submitted 04-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will present William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' at the Dog Story Theater April 21-30.

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Mike Hessman song chronicles his storied 20-year career

Submitted 04-14-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

New West Michigan Whitecaps coach set the all-time minor league record for home runs. A recently released tune by Howie Newman explores his baseball exploits.

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Catalyst Radio: New City Neighbors

Submitted 04-14-2017 under NEWS

Host Leah Schumaker speaks with Alaina Dobkowski, Executive Director of New City Neighbors, and student staff member Rileigh Haan.

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