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Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.


Family of artists creates city-wide game of 'I Spy' for ArtPrize Eight

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NEWS

Aaron Zenz and his six kids placed a thousand rocks with hand-painted faces around Grand Rapids for visitors to find while they explore the city, which has transformed into one giant venue for displaying and interacting with art.


Young Leaders Against Violence accepting applications for new "agents of change"

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence or YLAV is a youth-led coalition against relationship and sexual violence. YLAV is now accepting applications from high school and college age students in Kent County.


Grand Rapids offers free tours of acclaimed Water Resource Recovery Facility

Submitted 09-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

City’s aim is to help spur understanding of infrastructure’s importance


Why Grand Rapids Public Schools parents should give school lunch a chance

Submitted 09-19-2016 under OPINION

GRPS school meals are usually healthier that lunches from home


"Mr. Burns": Actors' Theatre imagines life after the apocalypse

Submitted 09-17-2016 under NONPROFITS

A discussion with director Randy Wyatt about "Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play" by Anne Washburn at Actors’ Theatre Grand Rapids.


Grand Rapids Symphony's exciting, new season will have you on the edge of your seat

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 opening Sept. 16-17 welcomes Harry Potter, E.T., MercyMe, Lalah Hathaway and new music director Marcelo Lehninger to town


Get cultured: September 15-22

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

It’s time to get cultured, Grand Rapids! Here to help you do just that is our weekly newsletter, highlighting arts and culture events, exhibits and opportunities for the upcoming week.


Catalyst Radio: Actors' Theatre's new, thought-provoking season

Submitted 09-16-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Kyle Los of Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids on the upcoming season and the company's continued efforts to bring entertaining, challenging theatre to west Michigan.


A regular Tuesday night: The evolution of the city narrative

Submitted 09-15-2016 under OPINION

As a city that wants to invite in more art and more innovation, which in turn requires more diversity, is Grand Rapids ready to have more open conversations between folks with wildly different perspectives?