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Meijer Gardens' butterfly exhibition highlights patterns found in nature

Submitted 02-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Escape into a living kaleidoscope as thousands of butterflies fly freely in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory March 1 through April 30.

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Interview with Jeff Smith, founder of "The Grand Rapids People's History Project"

Submitted 02-13-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Jeff Smith discusses the inspiration behind the project, memorable reactions and future plans

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Carrying local music's 'do-it together' torch: A look at the Upper Room

Submitted 02-10-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In recent years, a number of smaller, accessible concert venues have shut down or moved away from downtown. The Upper Room hopes to keep Grand Rapids' Do-it-Together music scene going during the downswing.

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Local playwright talks Lake Effect Fringe Festival and more

Submitted 02-09-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Dog Story Theater presents the 5th annual Lake Effect Fringe Festival. A collaboration of artists alike, joining in the intimate space of Dog Story’s black box theater. Stephen Douglas Wright sat down with The Rapidian to talk about his experience with the Lake Effect Fringe Festival.

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The Rapidian hosts Intro to Community Journalism workshop at the Grand Rapids Public Library

Submitted 02-09-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Tuesday, February 7, The Rapidian hosted the first of a two part community journalism workshop series at the Grand Rapids Public Library. The second workshop is February 21 from 12 pm - 1:30 pm for free with lunch included.

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Civic Theatre to host immigration panel at Grand Rapids Public Library

Submitted 02-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

To keep our community engaged, Civic Theatre has partnered with the Grand Rapids Public Library and area experts to engage in community conversation on immigration on February 15, 2017 at 7 p.m.

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Tactile Creations: ACT Apprentice Jasmine Kelley

Submitted 02-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at art apprentice Jasmine Kelley – her inspiration, her creation, and her goals.

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"God of Carnage" will take the stage at Dog Story Theater this Friday

Submitted 02-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

A set of parents gather together to calmly discuss their sons unruly behavior at the playground. Uproarious havoc ensues when the parents become inherently childlike throughout their intended civil discussion.

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Selection of 2017 Oscar nominees for short film screening at UICA

Submitted 02-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Oscar Nominated Short Films will be screening from February 10 – March 29, 2017 from the categories of live-action, documentary and animation.

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The Rapidian visits GRAM to explore two new exhibits

Submitted 02-07-2017 under NEWS

Members of the media were invited to tour two new exhibits at the Grand Rapids Art Museum on Friday, February 3.

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