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Creative Youth Center hosts Story Slam

Submitted 04-04-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapidians will come together to share true, personal narratives at the CYC’s “Story Slam” Competition on April 18, with stories centered on the theme “You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover.”

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Review: Julien Baker transfixes audience with quiet, moving songs at Calvin College

Submitted 04-03-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Julien Baker performed on Friday, March 31, 2017.

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Let's Talk GR Music covering tax, legal issues for artists

Submitted 04-03-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

A look back at our meeting with Glave Business Solutions and our conversation covering taxes and legal information for artists.

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Local musicians talk community, music while preparing for GRPM Planetarium show April 6

Submitted 03-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Local musician Emma Loo of Emma Loo and Sam talk about their band, community involvement, and their performance on April 6 as the final concert in the series at GRPM Concerts Under the Stars.

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Ride The Rapid for access to spring break fun, coffee, art, shopping in April

Submitted 03-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

Using public transportation for a wallet-friendly, hassle-free way to get to fun events taking place in April.

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Expert from Washington D.C. to discuss the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

Submitted 03-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

The presentation on Monday is the final in the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan's Great Decision Global Discussion Series. The title is Shifts in the Sand: U.S.-Saudi Relations.

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Aquinas College spring play opens cast to community members to promote social change

Submitted 03-29-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Randy Wyatt, associate professor of theatre for Aquinas College, discusses the spring 2017 play at Aquinas, Love and Information by Caryl Churchill.

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Blue Star Players specialize in performing new works in intimate settings

Submitted 03-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Blue Star Players, an international performing arts collaborative, specializing in new works performed in intimate and unusual spaces.

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Grand Rapids Maker Faire encourages local makers to sign up to showcase projects

Submitted 03-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Maker Faire is looking for participants who enjoy tinkering, hacking, building and designing new technology-based inventions.

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GRandJazzFest announces 2017 dates

Submitted 03-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Performers will be announced at special event on April 26 as part of International Jazz Day. GRandJazzFest will be held Aug. 19 and 20 in downtown Grand Rapids.

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