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Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

International food and beer tastings, music, dance and crafts will highlight the diverse cultures in West Michigan on Saturday, February 6.


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.


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.


Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Hundreds of local food pantries and after-school programs have a hidden connection: Feeding America West Michigan.


Healthy U Lecture: Caring for Your Skin

Submitted 11-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

United States Navy Commander, author, professor, surgeon and dermatologist Dr. Douglas Winstanley will offer valuable insight about how to keep your skin healthy


Tanglefoot artists throw open studio doors to public for 24th year

Submitted 11-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Eight local artists with studios in the local Tanglefoot building are inviting the public to peek into the working worlds of artmaking, celebrate their local art community and support it with purchases of work during the two-day event.


"Native Kids Ride Bikes" artist to talk on gentrification, public space at Civic Studio

Submitted 11-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

On November 2, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., Civic Studio will present Dylan A.T. Miner for a free public talk entitled "All space is public. All land is Indigenous. All ownership is violence."


SiTE:LAB community creates one more surprise at final performance of grand prize winner

Submitted 10-12-2015 under OPINION

At the end of the marathon that is ArtPrize, the true test of the SiTE:LAB community was met: to make sure long-time volunteer Toni Bal could swing right along the rest of the women in Kate Gilmore's winning "Higher Ground."


"For the Toward" channels raw energy into athletic grace

Submitted 10-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

[VIDEO] "For the Toward" was selected as a Top 5 Jurors' Shortlist in the Time-based Category and was captured in this film by ArtPeers Erin Wilson and Seth Thompson.