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Speaker from U.S. Institute of Peace discusses achieving peace in conflicted world

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 04-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

“What role can everyday people, especially young people, play in building peace in our world?” Ann-Louise Colgan, Director of public education, United States Institute of Peace (USIP), answers that question in a public talk on...

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European Union expert discusses impact of Brexit at Aquinas

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 03-23-2017 under NONPROFITS

“Brexit may seem to be only a distant concern to most Americans, but it has direct implications for our economic and security interests,” says Dr. John McCormick, Professor of European Union Politics, Indiana University-Purdue University...

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Grand Rapids Public Library covers a lot of ground in book clubs, both geographically and topically

by (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 10-14-2016 under NEWS

As the leaves continue to fall and the nights become a little longer, patrons can check out two different book clubs at the Grand Rapids Public Library—one in which readers travel around the Great Lakes through selected books and one that...

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Writers Squared: Iliana Rocha & W. Todd Kaneko

by (Write616)

Submitted 06-14-2016 under

Writers Squared is an original series at Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL) wherein two authors, well-known to one another, read from their own work as well as each other’s. They will engage with the audience in a dialogue revolving...

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New Community Media Center club unites lovers of film

by (Briana)

Submitted 05-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, I joined a small group of movie and media lovers and a handful of fellow CMC employees in the Koning Micro-Cinema inside of Wealthy Theatre to watch Rouben Mamoulian's pre-Code era film "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" for...

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Monthly forum aims to educate, strengthen ties in Grand Rapids' music community

by (Briana)

Submitted 03-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

On Monday, March 28, 2016 on the Northwest side, a small, eager group of members of the local music community crowded into a recording space in Grand River Studios. They were gathered to hear the latest in a series of conversations about Grand...

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Writers Squared with Adam Schuitema and Robert James Russell

by (Write616)

Submitted 08-07-2015 under

Two authors, one evening, lots of laughs. Adam Schuitema and Robert James Russell will be here on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 pm, to talk about their own writing, each other's writing, boxing, cats, and whatever else comes up! It's an...

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Writers Squared at GLCL, with Anne-Marie Oomen and Guest

by (Write616)

Submitted 05-12-2015 under

Listen as two authors discuss how they craft their work, find inspiration, and keep writing when the page is so white and blank.  Anne-Maire Oomen, author of "Love, Sex, and 4-H: A Memoir," will be joined by a writer and they will...

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Poetry in Conversation: Keith Taylor, Judy & Charlie Brice

by (Write616)

Submitted 04-29-2015 under

Each poet will read a few poems (back and forth) related to a series of topics such as love, death, politics, nature, etc. During the reading the audience will experience these different perspectives on similar topics and have a chance to ask...

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Foodie Film Series to include food tastings, demonstrations, panel discussions

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 02-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Downtown Market is kicking off their new year with a host of new classes and events. To mix up their usual lineup, the market is now offering a documentary screening once a month called the Foodie Film Series.  Shannon Sadoski,...

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