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Public Museum partnering with Brewery Vivant, The Cheese Lady for a special Beer Explorers on May 11

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Beer Explorers class will give 40 participants the opportunity to learn about their sense of taste and what combinations appeal to them individually. The class will be led by Brewery Vivant's Wandering Monk and Certified Cicerone, Ryan Engemann, and Grand Rapid’s The Cheese Lady, Heather Zinn.

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See stars, planets during 'Public Observation Nights' at Veen Observatory on April 29

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

The waxing crescent moon and planet Jupiter will be highlights on April 29, with views also of star clusters and galaxies through two of the Veen Observatory’s large telescopes, as well as portable telescopes provided by GRAAA members.

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Kit-A-Gin preschool garden receives Neighborhood Match Fund

Submitted 04-25-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Huron Potawatomi Head Start is one of the first recipients of Grand Rapids' Neighborhood Match Fund. Local preschoolers will get the opportunity to experience the healthy benefits of being out in nature and learning about the origin of their food.

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Living vibrancy: ACT apprentice Colin Vanderveen

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at ACT apprentice Colin Vanderveen - his inspiration, his creation, and his goals.

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Celebrate 50th anniversary of The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' album with Grand Rapids Pops' live performance

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

Hear music from 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with Classical Mystery Tour and the Grand Rapids Pops, April 28-30, 2017.

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Art.Downtown 2017 showcase in pictures

Submitted 04-25-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Did you miss Art.Downtown 2017? We got you covered!

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Beauty, abstract: ACT apprentice Mary Scovel

Submitted 04-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at ACT apprentice Mary Scovel - her inspiration, her creation, and her goals.

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Vagabonds frontman Luke Dean launches tour, full-album release

Submitted 04-24-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Luke Dean of Vagabonds delivers honest lyrics, emotional intensity in his highly anticipated full-album release.

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Catalyst Radio: Anne Elizabeth Moore on media, misogyny and capitalism

Submitted 04-21-2017 under NEWS

Katie Gordon speaks with author and cultural critic Anne Elizabeth Moore about her new book "Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes."

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Native American community feels disrespected over proposed restructuring of educational program

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NEWS

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, community members who support the Native American Education Program of the Grand Rapids Public Schools held a public hearing over concerns for the program's future.

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