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Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS
Open May 21-September 4, 2016 and free with general admission, the exhibit follows National Geographic explorers, bringing their adventures to life.
The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art's Film Coordinator, Nick Hartman talks about the difference between independent cinema and indie films, inviting community to join the conversation.
Submitted 05-24-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The event will feature a variety of music including headliner Joshua Davis, interactive entertainment and food for guest of all ages on Saturday, June 4, 2016.
Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Gertrude Van Houten was a local celebrity during the 1920s & 1930s, and she was almost lost to history.
African American Hair has a long cultural history and as the surge of natural hair had begun to resurface all across the globe, Grand Rapids creatives decided to align and form Natural Hair GR. NHGR is more than a cultural movement about hair but rather empowering all to embrace their authentic self
Submitted 05-20-2016 under NONPROFITS
More than 3,500 students celebrated their involvement in hands-on environmental learning projects this year at the seventh annual Groundswell Student Showcase
Submitted 05-19-2016 under NEWS
The Well Being, The Collaborative Wellness Center, and GR Center for Healing Yoga join forces at the GoSite on Thursday, May 26 to discuss services and participate in wider dialogue about Grand Rapids’ wellness offerings.
Submitted 05-18-2016 under NEWS
Holly Bechiri, former Managing Editor of The Rapidian and Marjorie Steele, an independent consultant and copywriter, combine their backgrounds in writing, fine arts and marketing to form new public relations company, Honest PR + Creative.
Submitted 05-17-2016 under NEWS
More than 50 vendors will be present for the first event, taking place Sunday, May 22 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Submitted 05-17-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Grand Rapids has had a long (and sometimes painful) history of dental care, but progress and better treatment for its citizens has been steady.
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