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Movie Review: "Peter and the Farm" at UICA

Submitted 11-22-2016 under NONPROFITS

"Peter and the Farm" is screening in the UICA Movie Theater until December 8, 2016.


Partners for a Racism-Free Community host "Loving" movie premiere, post movie discussion

Submitted 11-22-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Sunday, November 27, 2016, Partners for a Racism-Free Community in partnership with Celebration! Cinema will be hosting a screening and post movie discussion on Loving.


Grand Rapids Symphony's David Lockington returns to DeVos Hall for marvelous debut as Music Director Laureate

Submitted 11-22-2016 under OPINION

David Lockington returned to the Grand Rapids Symphony's Classical Series in DeVos Performance Hall for the first time as Music Director Laureate with world premiere by Grand Rapids composer


Local playlist: A world of music through WYCE

Submitted 11-21-2016 under NEWS

Listener sponsored, volunteer powered community radio station WYCE is a mix tape of eclectic sound. Volunteer programmers create shows that feature everything from on-air performances to poetry to public affairs and always a variety of musical genres.


Catalyst Radio: The interfaith movement in West Michigan

Submitted 11-18-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Jessica Gladden speaks with Katie Gordon of Kaufman Interfaith Institute of Grand Valley State University. The organization works to promote interfaith understanding & mutual respect in West Michigan through dialogue and service.


Impact of film: Interview with Nick Hartman, UICA Film Coordinator

Submitted 11-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

UICA begins a new partnership with the Children's Healing Center to provide monthly film-focused entertaintment to provide a safe, clean and engaging environment for kids with weak immune systems.


Eighth annual Take Hold Fest unites local music scene

Submitted 11-15-2016 under NEWS

Bands from around the country united in Grand Rapids for a weekend of music and camaraderie


Mathias Alten painting inspires Grand Rapids Symphony cellist to compose original work for orchestra

Submitted 11-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Mathias Alten's painting "Gathering Pumpkins at Sunset" in the Gordon Gallery at Grand Valley State University inspired Grand Rapids Symphony's Jeremy Crosmer to compose a short work for the orchestra


Coming together, welcoming all: Interfaith gathering of healing, hope

Submitted 11-15-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Monday, November 21, 2016, the 17th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration, planned by the Kaufman Interfaith Institute, will be at the Central Reformed Church.


Aquinas graduate publishes her first book, "Running in Silence"

Submitted 11-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Rachael Steil opens up to tell her story of running in college while battling an eating disorder. What stared as a raw food diet in order to lose weight and gain speed turned into a long road to self-discovery.