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Tuesday Tabletalk - Mystics and Mysticism

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

In celebration of 2012 - Year of Interfaith Understanding, the October Tuesday Tabletalk will be held on October 16, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Dominican Center at Marywood (DCM). DCM is located at 2025 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503....

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Cook Arts Center hosts student exhibit of artwork centered on immigration, injustice

by (GAAH)

Submitted 05-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

Almost three months ago, teacher Alex Escamilla's 8th grade journalism students sat in the art studio at the Cook Arts Center, waiting to be introduced to local artist Reyna Garcia. Some of them chatted while others goofed off, and a few waited...

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Men's Spirituality Breakfast Series

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under NONPROFITS

A new monthly series for men is being offered at Dominican Center at Marywood. Mark your calendars for the fourth Wednesday of every month beginning on May 23rd from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.    This series offers men an opportunity...

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How long will we wait?

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 04-28-2012 under OPINION

From the desk of Darel Ross II, LINC's Co-Executive Director: Looking out of my window onto a street that many youth affectionately refer to as “Mad Ave” (short for Madison Avenue) on the SE side of Grand Rapids, where a 14-year-old...

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Local culture gets H.A.C.K.ed

by (Holly)

Submitted 03-05-2012 under NEWS

Local arts activists Jenn Schaub, Tori Pelz, Emma Higgins and Miriam Slager have been working behind the scenes to create the new website "H.A.C.K." that went public this Monday at 5:00 p.m. Buzz was already building via Facebook: a...

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Michael Pfleghaar: Design masquerading as something else

by (pelz)

Submitted 02-23-2012 under NEWS

The show titled "Michael Pfleghaar: Reinforcing Objecthood" opened at the Grand Rapids Art Museum earlier this month, kicking off the museum's Michigan Artist Series. In this body of work, Michael Pfleghaar pays homage to the mid-...

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Catalyst Radio: Meet citizen journalism reporter Rob Cole

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features one of the citizen journalism reporters publishing on our news site, The Rapidian. With more than a dozen...

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Grand Rapidians celebrate Day of the Dead

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 10-27-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Day of the Dead, despite its somber name, is a big, colorful and fun celebration of life. Each year on November 1 to 2, Mexicans, Mexican Americans and an increasing number of everyone else enjoy remembering loved ones who have died.  Eva...

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Catalyst Radio: Asian Center of West Michigan a resource to many ethnic groups and multiple generations

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-27-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (7:53) Ashok Kumar, president of the Asian Center of West Michigan, explains its part in the Asian Center movement (started right here in GR!) and share the bevy of services that it urges people to utilize.  Music this week comes...

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Slow down for Slow Art Day this Saturday, April 16, 2011

by (cgedeon)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NEWS

Picture stopping at a piece of art. What do you notice: The shape? The color? The size? Eight seconds later, your attention is gone and so are you, on to the next piece where you will spend another eight seconds on its aesthetics. If this is you,...

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