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How to always be seeking: Using zines to find community

Submitted 12-06-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Throughout the year many events and workshops take place to allow zine makers to meet up and share ideas and interview with local makers. We dive into the culture of zines in GR.

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This weekend: 'A Christmas Carol' to take the stage at Dog Story Theater

Submitted 12-05-2016 under NONPROFITS

This hilarious and heart-warming adaptation tells the story of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge who, with the help of some Christmas ghosts, discovers the love and joy of Christmastime.

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Catalyst Radio: Grand Rapids DAPL Resistance Fellowship

Submitted 12-02-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Colby Roanhorse from the Grand Rapids DAPL Resistance Fellowship.

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Once again, "'Tis the Season to Embellish"

Submitted 12-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

A look at the history of tower bell to handbell ringing, including opportunities to catch Embellish Handbell Ensemble in performance during the holiday season.

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Creative writing and music students team up for genre-bending performance

Submitted 11-30-2016 under NEWS

The Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy combine their creativity for a project that merges poetry and music into one show on December 16. The entire collaborative process is being recorded and will be featured on Michigan Radio in 2017.

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Investigate "Science of Snow" at Grand Rapids Public Museum this December

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

Visitors can interact with science through a variety of demonstrations.

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'Light Up Downtown' this Friday with WYCE, City of Grand Rapids, DGRI

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

Community invited to 'Light Up Downtown' and celebrate the season this Friday, December 2 at Rosa Parks Circle.

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Local artist finds inspiration in moths, praying mantises, mysteries of tarot cards

Submitted 11-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The art of Molly Vega Burgess continues to evolve over time and can be found at the UICA gift shop.

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From bartering to banking: A look at the historic money of Old Grand Rapids

Submitted 11-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Have you ever wondered what kind of money people used when they came to Michigan and settled down in what would become the City of Grand Rapids? Here's a hint: it wasn't dollar bills.

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MercyMe joins Grand Rapids Symphony for only Christmas show with orchestra in Midwest

Submitted 11-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grammy-nominated Christian group MercyMe joins the Grammy-nominated Grand Rapids Symphony for the only Christmas show the band performs in the Midwest with an orchestra this holiday season at the one-night only special event at Resurrection Life Church in Grandville.

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