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New live, weekly radio show to showcase Grand Rapids' growing music scene

Submitted 04-27-2016 under NEWS

Local indy-folk artist Quinn Mathews will host GRLive from The B.O.B. starting April 28 at 12 p.m..

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YMCA's Healthy Kids Day aims to keep children active

Submitted 04-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids’ Healthy Kids Day is coming up on April 30! As spring transitions to summer, this free event is a reminder not to let children idle away their days. Instead, we want to keep kids active, learning, and having fun.

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LiveArts 2015 - A look back at Grand Rapids Symphony's multi-genre, multimedia extravaganza one year later

Submitted 04-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

LiveArts put nine performing arts organizations with more than 1,500 performers on four stages in the Van Andel Arena for a single night in April 2015

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Grand Rapids student stars in new PSA with Stormwater Project Engineer

Submitted 04-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

The City of Grand Rapids is partnering with Groundswell to promote the 7th annual Student Showcase.

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City of Grand Rapids takes 2nd Place in Michigan’s “Battle of the Buildings Biggest Loser” competition

Submitted 04-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

City of Grand Rapids takes 2nd Place in Michigan’s “Battle of the Buildings Biggest Loser” competition

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The City of Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department continues to set pace

Submitted 04-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

The City of Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department graciously accepted a PACE Award from the CMPRSA at their April 14 awards banquet held in Lansing.

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Celebrate! Community Day at the Grand Rapids Ballet revitalizes art and culture

Submitted 04-22-2016 under NONPROFITS

How a celebration of art bridged communities in the Grand Rapids area.

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Boston Symphony Orchestra last-minute appearance boosts Grand Rapids Symphony music director candidate's career

Submitted 04-22-2016 under NONPROFITS

Guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger leads Grand Rapids Symphony in second DeVos Hall appearance during local music director search.

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Building community through coffee in Grand Rapids

Submitted 04-21-2016 under OPINION

Specialty coffee shops are cropping up left and right in Grand Rapids. These shops can be yet another inaccessible luxury further driving the wedge between different classes and demographics of people. Or, they can be utilized as a community builder and a tool to help bridge a gap.

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Racial equity, citizen empowerment focus of City's neighborhood liaison

Submitted 04-19-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Stacy Stout looks to implement ways to institutionalize equity and for residents to have more ownership in City decisions.

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