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'A Chorus Line' takes center stage

Submitted 07-20-2017 under NEWS

Winner of nine Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1976, “A Chorus Line” remains a classic to this day as the sixth longest-running Broadway show, and this summer, Circle Theatre invites you to experience this enjoyable and humorous musical right here in Grand Rapids.

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Grand Rapids hosts first annual Pro-Am Brewing Competition

Submitted 07-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Twenty local breweries will collaborate with qualifying area homebrewers in a competition designed to promote creativity and strengthen ties in the craft beer community.

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Volunteer at the sixth annual GRandJazzFest

Submitted 07-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Love music and your city? The free, weekend-long event is Aug. 19 and 20 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids and is seeking volunteers to help distribute event programs, work the merchandise tent and assist with other tasks that help the popular summertime event run smoothly.

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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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