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Catalyst Radio: One Billion Rising Valentine's Day dance party to celebrate women, rise up against violence

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-08-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about One Billion Rising – an event to address violence against women. Set for Thursday –...

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Call For Musicians: Trip The Light 2013

by (DITA)

Submitted 12-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Dance in the Annex (DITA) & ArtPeers invite local composers, musicians and singer-songwriters to submit original pieces of music for TRIP THE LIGHT 2013 (May 11, 2013). Submission deadline for musicians: January 18, 2013. TRIP THE LIGHT...

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Dance dance rehearsal at Calvin

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Giselle Age 11 On Thursday November 15th, at 8:30 p.m. the GAAH Press Club went to a performance called "Skills Dance" at Calvin College Covenant Fine Arts Center. They were doing a dress rehearsal by Calvin College dancers. The GAAH Press...

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Live.Dance.Move inspires change in our community

by (Raheeq Al-Zaidan)

Submitted 12-03-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Kate Rehmus, creator of Live.Dance.Move, is using her own life experiences to help build confidence and community across the Grand Rapids area. She teaches 15 classes a week, and she’s been doing it for six years. While dancing was something...

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"Salmagundi: calm seas" Friday at Wealthy Theatre - live modern dance, music and film

by (DITA)

Submitted 11-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Artists from Ann Arbor to Nebraska are collaborating with their counterparts in Grand Rapids, live on stage at Wealthy Theatre on Friday, for"Salmagundi: calm seas" - the fourth annual fall concert by Dance in the Annex (DITA). This event...

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Dance program makes art more accessible to children

by (lizstudt)

Submitted 08-06-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Hearts in Motion Dance Project was founded two years ago with a simple mission: make dance more accessible for families with children. Alison Brown, founder and head instructor of the project, felt the need for a new type of dance studio: one in...

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DITA, ArtPeers launch presale for Trip The Light 2012

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 04-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

TRIP THE LIGHT 2012 tickets are live as you read this article in The Rapidian - click here for presale tickets. More on TRIP in a moment. We have a video to debut, thanks to Michael Cook and Scopitone VidBox - this Rapidian feature is the premiere...

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Trip The Light 2012: Music submissions wanted

by (DITA)

Submitted 01-02-2012 under NONPROFITS

In 2012, DITA's seminal event "Trip The Light" will add a second night and be bigger than ever. Currently we're accepting submissions of music from bands and musicians interested in being part of it. We're also looking for...

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Grand Rapids native teaches West African dance

by (AMENA)

Submitted 10-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids native Jewellynne Richardson, 43, spent eight years in Atlanta learning West African dances such as Kakilambe, a traditional dance that calls on the healing spirit of the Kakilambe during harvest time. Now she wants the West Michigan...

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Trip The Light: Ephemeral

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 05-04-2011 under OPINION

On behalf of the artists involved in Trip The Light: Ephemeral I'm privileged to premiere, here on The Rapidian, the only video you'll ever see (above) from this most groundbreaking live event. Most sincere thanks to our friends at...

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