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"Radio on the TV" series returns to GRTV with new hosts, editing styles

Submitted 02-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Bringing new creative approaches and a wide variety of the past year's music videos from both local and national acts, co-hosts Ben Weissenborn and Ross Turcotte will be premiering season four in early 2016.


Women of Color Cook Eat & Talk: How white allies can help undo racism

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

Women of Color Cook, Eat & Talk kicks off with an exciting program facilitated by two veterans of the Civil Rights movement. Lila Cabbil worked alongside Rosa Parks for 40+ years. Barbara Roos traveled to the South in the ‘60s to stand with African Americans working for civil rights.


Brewery Vivant recognized for focus on locally-sourced French, Belgian-inspired food

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Magazine has awarded the neighborhood craft brewpub with their first annual Best Brewery (Cuisine) Dining Award.


Data reveals need for creative solutions as Eastown rent, home ownership costs rise

Submitted 01-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

As walkability and safety continues to trend in real estate desirability, forecasted data shows that Eastown's renters are spending about 45% of their monthly income on rent.


Catalyst Radio: Partners for a Racism-Free Community

Submitted 01-22-2016 under NEWS

Host Jessica Young speaks with Breannah Alexander from Partners for a Racism-Free Community about eliminating institutional racism, building racial equity, and the Flint water crisis.


For Valentines: an evening of music and dance at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 01-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers and Dance in the Annex (DITA) present "transcend," an evening of music and dance at Wealthy Theatre, Saturday, Feb. 13th. Tickets on sale now. Made possible by The Robert D. Mieras Fund for Dance and Music at Grand Rapids Community Foundation, and New Holland Brewing.


Annual Abrahamic Dinner at local mosque to encourage interfaith dialogue

Submitted 01-19-2016 under OPINION

This Thursday, January 21, the Niagara Foundation and Kaufman Interfaith Institute are hosting the annual Abrahamic Dinner, which will foster dialogue around interfaith understanding, religion and violence and using religion for peace.


Plaster Creek restoration project planned for Dutton Shadyside Park in 2016

Submitted 01-19-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

It is our hope that a large-scale restoration project at Shadyside Park, currently slated for construction in summer 2016, will improve the beauty of the park and will function as a big step forward in the long-term work of restoring the watershed.


Artists Creating Together's Arts & Mentoring: Learning through "Music Around the World"

Submitted 01-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

ACT's Arts & Mentoring program highlights music, art, and creativity for students with disabilities in the Kent County Community Transition Program


Artists Creating Together seeks artwork entries for the 7th annual ACTion Art exhibit

Submitted 01-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together (ACT) is seeking professional, gallery-ready artwork in any medium by artists with disabilities. This artwork will be showcased in the ACTion Art exhibit, March 29-31, 2016, at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.