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Locals can join national minute of silence at Apartment Lounge

Submitted 01-12-2017 under NEWS

On January 21 at 1:00 p.m., women across the nation will be observing a minute of silence in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington. Locals can participate and view a live stream together at the Apartment Lounge from noon to 3:00.

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Equity issues: Entrepreneur Adriane Johnson speaks out

Submitted 01-10-2017 under OPINION

At a roundtable discussion, small business owners raised their concerns about equity issues in West Michigan. As we head into 2017, how is systemic bias perpetuated, even as our awareness of barriers grows? This is the last in a series of four articles.

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Catalyst Radio: ServeGR, connecting volunteers to meaningful service

Submitted 01-06-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Heather Colletto, the coordinator of ServeGR, a new online tool that connects volunteers to meaningful service opportunities in Grand Rapids.

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Equity issues: The role of mentoring

Submitted 01-05-2017 under OPINION

At a roundtable discussion, small business owners raised their concerns about equity issues in West Michigan. As we head into 2017, how is systemic bias perpetuated, even as our awareness of barriers grows? Part 3 of a series.

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Equity issues: West Michigan businesses should measure progress

Submitted 01-04-2017 under OPINION

At a roundtable discussion, small business owners raised their concerns about equity issues in West Michigan. As we head into 2017, how is systemic bias perpetuated, even as our awareness of barriers grows? Part 2 of 4.

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Equity issues: Concern for West Michigan businesses

Submitted 01-03-2017 under OPINION

At a roundtable discussion, small business owners raised their concerns about equity issues in West Michigan. As we head into 2017, how is systemic bias perpetuated, even as our awareness of barriers grows? Part 1 of 4.

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Connection through expression: Building community through art

Submitted 01-03-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

An update on Avenue for the Arts and a look at what’s to come ahead. This Friday, January 6, Avenue for the Arts becomes "South Division Avenue becomes "the ultimate destination to find artwork by local artists, handmade goods, and food and drink specials."

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GRAAMA Royal Opening centers offerings of local African-Americans

Submitted 12-20-2016 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids African-American Museum and Archives holds its Royal Opening on December 26. Food, music, and an official ribbon-cutting will be followed by a Kwanzaa ceremony.

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Movie Review: "The Brand New Testament" at UICA

Submitted 12-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

"The Brand New Testament" is screening at UICA January 6 - January 19, 2016.

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Grand Rapids Ballet's 'The Nutcracker,' featuring the Grand Rapids Symphony, is a West Michigan tradition

Submitted 12-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Ballet's new production of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," featuring the Grand Rapids Symphony, is back for its third year in DeVos Performance Hall

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