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From an organizer's perspective: Why the Asian Festival is important

Submitted 05-23-2017 under OPINION

Diversity is beautiful and powerful, and the Asian/Pacific community has so much diversity of which many are unaware. But nonetheless, we’re usually lumped into one giant spring roll of expectations, whether we fit them or not.

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Jazz festival in Grand Rapids this summer has something for everyone

Submitted 05-23-2017 under NONPROFITS

Saxophonist Richard Elliot will headline the free sixth annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation on August 19 and 20.

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Passion brings first Asian Festival to Grand Rapids on June 10

Submitted 05-23-2017 under NEWS

As the Grand Rapids Asian Festival nears, food, performances, vendors, and activities are being finalized by the event organizers.

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Michigan fish hatcheries help balance the ecosystem

Submitted 05-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Sometimes Mother Nature needs a helping hand. That’s been especially true in Michigan when it comes to replenishing lost fish populations and establishing new ones in the Great Lakes and inland waters.

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In Season: May 20, 2017

Submitted 05-19-2017 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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St. Cecilia Music Center announces dynamic 2017-18 concert line-up

Submitted 05-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center's 2017 / 2018 Jazz, Chamber Music and Acoustic Folk Performers will include Judy Collins, Leo Kottke, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, Gregory Porter, Kurt Elling, and the Renowned Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

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Animators Open Mic coming to Wealthy Theatre on May 23

Submitted 05-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Open to everyone and free, see great animation, hang out with animators, talk shop, get advice, and make connections.

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Grand Rapids Public Museum opens new exhibit, 'Mindbender Mansion'

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Mindbender Mansion will be located on the Museum’s third floor in the Lacks exhibit hall and run from May 27 to September 3, 2017.

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'Greatest Symphony of All Time' concludes Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 season

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

A 2016 poll of world-famous conductors for BBC Music Magazine picked Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony to top its list of 20 All-Time Greatest Symphonies

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Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace returns, providing platform for artists, artisans, entrepreneurs

Submitted 05-16-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

More than 50 vendors will be present for the first event of the season, taking place on May 27 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., including local favorites like Hides and Stitches, Albright Lavender Farm, Pink Lemonade, Cutie Pie Craft, Third & Co. Studio and more.

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