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City announces new Neighborhood Match Fund

Submitted 03-09-2017 under NEWS

Residents of Grand Rapids can apply for the first season of funds in amounts from $200 to $2,500 now through March 30, 2017.

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Grand Rapids' first annual Asian Festival debuts in summer 2017

Submitted 03-07-2017 under NEWS

To raise awareness about and share the food, entertainment, and traditions of Asian culture, a team of eight Grand Rapids community members has come together to plan and execute the City’s first Asian Festival.

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Growing community through art: Heartside Gallery and Studio

Submitted 03-07-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Heartside Ministry opened its doors in 1983 as an outreach program to homeless in the community. In 2001, the Gallery and Studio opened to provide a place for neighborhood residents, or rather, Neighbors.

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Marcelo Lehninger leads orchestra in picturesque adventure into the future

Submitted 03-06-2017 under OPINION

Marcelo Lehninger, with 'Pictures at an Exhibition,' Adagio for Strings, leads Grand Rapids Symphony in epic adventure with guest violinist Stefan Jackiw

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The Right Now returns to Founders Brewing to kick off eight show tour

Submitted 03-03-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Soul pop band The Right Now kicks off an eight show tour at Founders Brewing on March 25 to debut their new album: Starlight.

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Symphony celebrates music of J.S. Bach at eleventh Grand Rapids Bach Festival

Submitted 02-28-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The eleventh biennial celebration of the music of J.S. Bach, founded by Linn Maxwell Keller, opens March 5 with multiple events in Grand Rapids

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"Let's Talk GR Music" latest meeting covers marketing, promotion

Submitted 02-28-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

I look back at recent meeting with John Sinkevics of LocalSpins.com.

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Premiere of WMCAT student-produced documentary will highlight local social justice and equity

Submitted 02-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

The documentary, in partnership with the Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives, will premiere on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at UICA. Admission is free, and a panel discussion will follow.

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Building community by supporting our refugee neighbors

Submitted 02-23-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Through textile work, community engagement, and sustainability, Treetops Collective is a valuable resource for refugee women and bridging the gap between refugees and locals to better support each other.

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Public Museum presents "Great American Eclipse" forum in anticipation of August solar event

Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is teaming with eclipse activities media sponsor WZZM-13 to present a “Great American Eclipse” information forum at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, March 1 in the Meijer Theater at the GRPM. The event is free and open to the public.

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