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Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Gertrude Van Houten was a local celebrity during the 1920s & 1930s, and she was almost lost to history.
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 04-05-2016 under VOICES
Ernesto Pulido trains in Clemente Park in the Roosevelt Park neighborhood and runs on Kent Trails to prepare for tryouts in his parents' home country, Mexico.
Submitted 04-05-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Grand Rapids Trans Foundation, introduced to the community on March 31, 2016, will be offering scholarships to local low-income trans students to remove educational barriers.
Submitted 02-29-2016 under NEWS
Host Jessica Young talks to Mike Saunders about how he uses his passion for art and equity to break down barriers to education and create unique learning opportunities.
Submitted 02-04-2016 under NONPROFITS
A Q&A with Maggie Marcinkus, the brand-new volunteer coordinator at Feeding America West Michigan.
Submitted 01-26-2016 under NONPROFITS
Mitten Brewing Co. and brewer Rob "Wob" Wanhatalo are taking a stand against domestic violence. The local brewery and pizzeria is donating a portion of sales--and some extra incentives--to help serve woman and children in their community.
Submitted 01-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Michele Fife speaks with Carol Manos of Carol's Ferals, a West Michigan feline trap-neuter-return and adoption program, on the occasion of their 10th anniversary.
Submitted 12-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Shamar Alef, Grand Rapids native, ballet dancer and hip-hop artist, offers spiritual solutions to social issues, discusses his recent tour and reflects on his upcoming album, "God is in your Belly."
Submitted 12-10-2015 under NEWS
Students lead initiative to create space to overcome anti-Blackness in academic settings held their first event last night at Kent District Library in Kentwood.
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