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Treetops Collective welcomes residents to meet refugee neighbors at new storefront

Submitted 11-17-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Treetops Collective's founders invited city residents to visit their new retail store. Located on Division Avenue, the store sold items produced by refugee women.

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Cultura Collective commemorates Roosevelt Park neighborhood at ArtPrize Nine

Submitted 10-09-2017 under NEWS

Cultura Collective's exhibition "Documented/Undocumentado" stood as a testament to Roosevelt Park residents affected by development.

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Art happens here 365 days a year

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize may only be here for a short time, but local businesses and galleries on the Avenue offer arts programming and community engagement opportunities all year round.

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ArtPrize 2017 top 20 finalist "Lux Maximus" interview with the artist

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NEWS

"They said it couldn't be done, so I did it," states "Lux Maximus" creator Daniel Oropeza of his signature process of fusing glass with metal to create sculptures that are partially translucent.

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Grow, eat, and learn with Urban Roots

Submitted 08-11-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Founder and Executive Director of Urban Roots, Levi Gardner, shares his thoughts on what urban farming means to him and how the community can get involved.

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Local Spotlight: Deavondre Jones motivates through dance

Submitted 07-11-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Lifelong West Michigan resident aims to inspire others and build community through the performing arts.

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Kavy Lenon

Submitted 07-06-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, this series features profiles of community members who have immigrated to Grand Rapids.

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Sandi Broomberg Simms

Submitted 06-30-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, this series features profiles of community members who have immigrated to Grand Rapids.

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Ace Marasigan

Submitted 06-30-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, this series features profiles of community members who have immigrated to Grand Rapids.

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Sana Khan

Submitted 06-29-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, this series features profiles of community members who have immigrated to Grand Rapids.

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