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Institute for Global Education hosts Week of Peace events

Submitted 09-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

For the last seven years the Institute for Global Education has commemorated the United Nations International Day of Peace on September 21st.

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Experience ArtPrize 9 at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Submitted 09-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

Located both indoors and outdoors, this year’s art installations at the Market feature artists hailing from as far away as Paris, China and New Zealand, alongside several artists from Michigan, including Godwin Heights Public Schools students.

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Local artist Stafford Smith exhibits new artwork at Studio 341

Submitted 09-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Trapped Between Memory and Desire is on display at Studio 341 and will be open on weekends.

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ArtPrize artist feature from UICA: Michael Peoples

Submitted 09-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

Michael Peoples is a self-taught artist whose works reflect on the cultural history of the Midwest with a comedic bend. Each work explores the significance of number, color, and form upon cognitive and emotional experience. Perchance to Dream reflects the idea of food as memory.

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Lipstick Jodi will release its debut album September 28

Submitted 09-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Lipstick Jodi Band members Karli Morehouse, Luke Rockhold, Jamie Baarman and Camille Hoorn deliver a new upbeat sound to Grand Rapids music lovers.

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Grand Rapids Ballet dances its way to ArtPrize Nine

Submitted 09-19-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

This September 22nd to the 24th, check out the Grand Rapids Ballet’s ArtPrize Nine submission piece, “Beethoven’s 5th Symphony,” as they perform around downtown at four different locations.

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Call for entries for the annual Ray and Nancy Loeschner Art Competition at Meijer Gardens

Submitted 09-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is accepting entries for the annual Ray and Nancy Loeschner Art Competition

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does religious freedom mean exemption from the law?

Submitted 09-18-2017 under OPINION

Proponents of "religious freedom" say that they should not be required to comply with laws that compel them to violate their religion (i.e., Obamacare requiring payment for birth control) divorce, contraception, abortion, marriage

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In Season: Sept 16, 2017

Submitted 09-15-2017 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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Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian celebrates eighth birthday

Submitted 09-15-2017 under NEWS

The Rapidian marks its eighth birthday on Friday, September 15, 2017. The Rapidian is also joined by Rabbi Krishef during this episode to talk about the Ethics and Religion Talk column.

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