Make Magazine editor convenes brief town hall meeting among makers

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 04-26-2011 under NEWS

Placed symbolically on each table in the GRid70 cafe (70 Ionia SW) was a board game—Jenga, Mancala, Cribbage, Scrabble—around which 25 people gathered to hear Dale Dougherty share the history of Make Magazine and the eminent Maker Faire...

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The Michigan AIDS Coalition

by (The Grand Rapid...)

Submitted 12-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

  In 1989 a group of committed leaders and the Council of Michigan Foundations came together to form the Michigan AIDS Fund (MAF) in response to the devastating AIDS crisis. Its creators were philanthropic leaders who rallied the state’s grant...

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Say nice things about Detroit

by (brianjbowe)

Submitted 10-05-2010 under OPINION

The philosopher William James once wrote that it is important to ask not what reality is, but “under what circumstances do we think things are real?” That question came to mind when viewing Ludington artist Ryan Spencer Reed’s photographic suite “...

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ArtPrize artist profile - Emily Moiseeff: Capturing the Aging Beauty of a Great American City

by (jd03214)

Submitted 10-02-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Artist Emily Moiseeff quotes an article in which Mitch Albom says Detroit “is a place where living, breathing giants, die a slow and painful death.” Moiseeff wants people “to see the beauty behind the destruction of the great city of Detroit.”...

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