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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.
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 05-17-2016 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 05-03-2016 under NEWS
A new podcast, iheartGrandRapids, is published twice a month by local residents Luke Ferris and Tiffany Szakal. It's recorded throughout the city and focuses on the conversations Grand Rapidians are having with each other.
Vault of Midnight celebrates Free Comic Book Day with an all-day sidewalk festival on Monroe Center featuring cosplay contests, video game tournaments, trivia games, and many other activities for kids and adults.
Submitted 04-27-2016 under NEWS
Local indy-folk artist Quinn Mathews will host GRLive from The B.O.B. starting April 28 at 12 p.m..
Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Jessica Young talks to Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing about the landscape of modern religious storytelling, including festival guests Tobias Wolff, George Saunders, Zadie Smith, Sarah Bessey, and Nadia Bolz-Weber.
Submitted 03-21-2016 under NONPROFITS
The Wednesday Workshop Series is a collection of fun, imaginative, and inspiring writing workshops, taught by celebrated authors and performers, for students in grades 3-12.
Submitted 01-22-2016 under OPINION
When I moved to Grand Rapids in 2005 from Mexico, diversity and inclusion were not such buzzwords like they are today. But even in today's focus on talking about diversity, a recent video doesn't do the work to represent our diverse community.
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