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Chiaroscuro International Film Series connects world cultures through award-winning films

Submitted 01-09-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The season begins on January 14, 2018 at UICA. The program is free and open to the public.

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Sharing resident voices through storytelling

Submitted 12-19-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Storytelling shapes our perceptions of the world; sharing your story can inspire others and bridge empathy gaps by encouraging deeper thinking.

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Enjoy family fun during Snowflake Break at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 12-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

December 23, 2017 through January 7, 2018 the Grand Rapids Public Museum is hosting family-friendly fun over the holiday break including take-home crafts, a LEGO display, and a holiday themed planetarium show.

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Grand Rapids Children's Museum breaks barriers between play and learning

Submitted 12-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Children's Museum offers hands-on experiences to encourage exploration and learning-through-play

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Open the Door: The art of placemaking

Submitted 12-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

From creating your own business to living in the same place you work, millennials are shifting the way we view placemaking and the arts.

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Open Projector Night Spotlight from UICA: Jose Jimenez, People's Choice Award winner

Submitted 12-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

Jose Jimenez short film Dreamer is the most recent Open Projector Night Peoples' Choice Award Winner. UICA sat down with the filmmaker to learn more about his work, inspiration, and future projects

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Concerts Under the Stars returns to Grand Rapids Public Museum's Chaffee Planetarium

Submitted 12-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

Live concerts begin on January 18, 2018 and will be held through April, 2018, with five concerts total. Visitors can sit back and experience the wonder of the cosmos and the wonder of music to five different performances featuring pop, jazz, folk and rock sounds.

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Open the Door: Community gardening as personal growth

Submitted 12-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Community growth through sustainable neighborhood revitalization and community gardening at the new Roosevelt Apartments in Muskegon Heights

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New virtual reality, touchscreen experience at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 12-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is bringing a new virtual reality experience to the Museum opening Saturday, December 16, 2017 featuring Finny, the Museum’s iconic 1905 finback whale skeleton that hangs above the first floor Galleria.

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Local artist feature from UICA: Erin Schaenzer

Submitted 12-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Erin Schaenzer moved to Grand Rapids, MI five years ago to attend Kendall College of Art and Design and graduated with a BFA in Printmaking. Schaenzer’s poetic works are influenced by identity and relationships.

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