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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.
Submitted 05-23-2016 under NONPROFITS
Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan has merged with Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan to form Planned Parenthood of Michigan (PPMI) to better serve our state.
Earlier this month, more than 1,000 students joined Artists Creating Together at Lincoln Campus to celebrate arts, abilities, and community.
Submitted 05-20-2016 under NEWS
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Dr. Sam Attal and Dr. Mohammad Saleh, Syrian-born American doctors who have been helping Syrians affected by the conflict both in Grand Rapids and internationally.
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 NONPROFITS
In Season, Farm Fresh, Local Food, Farm to Table, Fruits and Vegetables, Fulton Street Farmers Market,
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 PLACE-MATTERS
Kiran Sood Patel joins The Rapidian this week, excited about citizen journalism as an in-depth way to pursue engagement with the communities we live in.
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.
The 47th annual Heritage Hill Weekend Tour of Homes showcasing 11 houses will be Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22.
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.
Submitted 05-16-2016 under NONPROFITS
Letter carriers nearly double the amount of food collected for those in need during this year's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
Submitted 05-13-2016 under NONPROFITS
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Jim and Linda Jones about the local cooperative economy, including housing and food co-op opportunities.
Submitted 05-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Circle Theatre offers a two-hour cat dance soiree invitation with their 2016 season opener of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS. Performances are May 6 & 7, 11-14, 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and May 15 at 5 p.m at the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center
Submitted 05-12-2016 under VOICES
In anticipation of the Fifth Third River Run this Saturday, May 14, Iracema Garcia shares why she began running and now runs with her family and in races on a regular basis.
Submitted 05-11-2016 under NONPROFITS
Some 200 musicians including soloists, Grand Rapids Symphony and Symphony Chorus and Youth Chorus will be on stage Friday and Saturday, May 13-14, 2016.
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