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German band EINSHOCH6 on U.S. tour, will perform at Aquinas on November 1

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Engaging, fun, a musical feast! The German band EINSHOCH6 stands for a culturally unique performance of music, language, and word play by combining elements of classical music with hip-hop lyrics in a remarkable musical form!

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Grand Rapids Public Museum looks inside brain, shows off subatomic discoveries

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

New exhibit provides a hands‑on and up‑close look at the human body’s most essential and fascinating organ. A brand new original production in the Chaffee Planetarium opens October 21, 2017, taking visitors through the discovery of the Higgs boson, a scientific quest solved in our lifetime.

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Friends of GR Parks is dedicated to enhancing and expanding the city's public spaces

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Friends of GR Parks has a long-term commitment to improving and expanding Grand Rapids' park system

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Holiday season in Grand Rapids begins with Beneath the Wreath

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Annual Junior League pop-up market on November 3-4, 2017 benefits local children's health programs.

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Isn't my dog cute? No!

Submitted 10-16-2017 under OPINION

I used to dislike dogs; now I realize who I really dislike are some dog owners!

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is stealing signs in baseball unethical?

Submitted 10-16-2017 under OPINION

A baseball ethics question: Is it morally wrong for a team to steal the other team's signs?

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The Rapid seeks partner for naming rights to the Silver Line

Submitted 10-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Rapid's Silver Line is offering to rename Michigan's first BRT line based on an advertising partnership to diversify revenue streams and continue to support its balanced budget.

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Grand Rapids Housing Commission offers housing solutions for homeless and low-income community members

Submitted 10-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Housing Commission provides housing, resources, and education for the homeless and low-income population, as well as property owners

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Documentary highlights harms of "Conversion Therapy"

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Center for Inquiry Michigan and the Grand Rapids Pride Center are hosting a one-day premiere screening and panel discussion of the documentary film THE SUNDAY SESSIONS to raise awareness about the harms of “Conversion Therapy.”

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Breathing life into "The Characters that Lived"

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center created a show that brings students' creations to life. Third through fifth graders invented wacky characters that local improv actors will interpret in Grand Rapids' only all-ages improv show!

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Join Us for Alternatives in Motion's 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion would love to count you in for our 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards benefiting persons with disabilities in west Michigan.

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Support Grand Rapids' community-powered radio station WYCE this Fall Fund Drive

Submitted 10-10-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Don't miss your opportunity to support WYCE this year during the Fall Fund Drive, October 6-13.

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Cultura Collective commemorates Roosevelt Park neighborhood at ArtPrize Nine

Submitted 10-09-2017 under NEWS

Cultura Collective's exhibition "Documented/Undocumentado" stood as a testament to Roosevelt Park residents affected by development.

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Electronics Recycling & Data Security

Submitted 10-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

With so much of our personal and financial information being held in computer databases today, data security has become a necessity.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should congregations welcome sexual offenders?

Submitted 10-09-2017 under OPINION

How would your congregation receive sex-offenders as participants in worship and other activities?

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In Season: October 7, 2017

Submitted 10-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.

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Is ArtPrize hurting our homeless population?

Submitted 10-05-2017 under OPINION

As an outreach worker to homeless youth here's how I saw ArtPrize impacting our homeless community.

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2'

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NEWS

The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience members after the event to get their reaction to the critics thoughts on the public's and jurors' 3D and time-based choices in the Top 20.

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2': Kulapat Yantrasast

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Founder of wHY Architecture and designer of the Grand Rapids Art Museum Yantrasast discusses how he enjoys returning to Grand Rapids for ArtPrize and his thoughts on a couple of the pieces

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2: Kyd Kane

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize artist and spoken word poet Kane reacts to the critics comments on her entry and about bringing poetry into a typically visual art arena.

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