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New Community Media Center club unites lovers of film

Submitted 05-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

Cinema Lab is a new Grand Rapids Community Media Center intiative aimed at creating a space for area film lovers to learn, talk and commune while watching movies.

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Nonprofit sustainability in West Michigan

Submitted 05-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan is a region known for its philanthropy. How can nonprofits ensure their sustainability as the sector grows and changes?

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In Season: May 28, 2016

Submitted 05-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

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

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Southeast Area Farmers' Market opens at new location June 17

Submitted 05-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Southeast Area Farmers' Market opens June 17. The market operates Fridays 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Public Museum's newest exhibit invites visitors to explore Earth's wildest places

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.

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Contemporary Conversation: UICA discusses independent vs indie film

Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

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.

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Local First hosts 13th annual Street Party, summer celebration

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.

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First woman to be local cartoonist from Grand Rapids

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.

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Local Black Hair group hosts second annual hair show "Spring is in The Hair"

Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

African American Hair has a long cultural history and as the surge of natural hair had begun to resurface all across the globe, Grand Rapids creatives decided to align and form Natural Hair GR. NHGR is more than a cultural movement about hair but rather empowering all to embrace their authentic self

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Planned Parenthood is now a unified, statewide organization in Michigan

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.

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