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Local artist feature from UICA: Madison May

Submitted 11-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

Madison Nicole May is a printmaker and interdisciplinary artist who graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design in 2016. In the spring of 2017 May opened Bend Gallery on the Avenue for the Arts specializing in affordable gallery space for emerging artists.

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Well-loved musical Annie returns to Civic Theatre

Submitted 11-21-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Annie is making her fourth appearance onstage now at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre through Dec. 17, 2017.

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Michiganders thankful for turkey's restoration

Submitted 11-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Thanks to a massive conservation effort over the last 50 years, wild turkey have made a comeback in Michigan.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Do human rights come from God or from the government?

Submitted 11-20-2017 under OPINION

Where do human rights come from? Are they God-given or are they granted by governments on their citizens, and thus contingent on spirit of the age understandings of justice?

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Catalyst Radio: WMEAC talks watersheds, pipelines, environmental conservation

Submitted 11-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

WMEAC celebrates its 50th anniversary next year and has many accomplishments to celebrate including this year’s Grand River cleanup which included over 1,300 volunteers.

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Focus on Issues - Accessibility & Inclusion

Submitted 11-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

Guests from Disability Advocates of Kent County, Fair Housing Center of West Michigan, and Scott in the System discuss accessibility and inclusion for the disabled community

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Treetops Collective welcomes neighbors to grand opening of new storefront

Submitted 11-17-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Dana Doll, founder and Executive Director of Treetops Collective, invited city residents to visit her new retail store. Located on Division Avenue, the store sold items produced by refugee women.

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In Season: November 18, 2017

Submitted 11-17-2017 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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Equity Service Policy passed without new measures for GRPD

Submitted 11-16-2017 under NEWS

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, while most community memebers voiced their support for the measure as being a step in the right direction, many also expressed their concern over the Grand Rapids Police Department being left largely outside the purview of the new Equal Protection Policy.

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Creative Youth Center helps area kids become published authors

Submitted 11-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

Creative Youth Center supports kids creative writing endeavors, and helps get their voices heard

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