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2nd Ward candidates show their lighter side in run-up to election

by (awpattullo)

Submitted 08-05-2019 under NEWS

Could plural politics become singular?  Would it be politic to call politics an illusion? Most importantly, can politics be fun? Yes, yes, and yes were suggested by “Democracy at Play,” an election forum for 2nd ward City Commission...

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Unusual forum set for 2nd ward commission race

by (awpattullo)

Submitted 07-17-2019 under NEWS

If you want to feel democracy at play, then loosen your tie, take off your hard hat, and tune into a “seriously absurd” conversation at Dog Story Theater on Wed., July 31, with contenders for the 2nd ward’s open City Commission...

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Lass Laugh Comedy Festival makes its debut this month

by (brittany.devon)

Submitted 05-03-2018 under NEWS

Lass Laugh Comedy Festival is coming to Dog Story Theater this May. Organized by Kristin Hirsch and Amy Gascon, Lass Laugh is a women's comedy festival making its debut with a full weekend to kick off the talents of women in comedy. A fantastic...

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Local playwright talks Lake Effect Fringe Festival and more

by (brittany.devon)

Submitted 02-09-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The Lake Effect Fringe Festival is a great way to showcase the original works written by local community members here in Grand Rapids. Original work is gaining momentum, and Dog Story Theater supports this to its fullest extent. LEFF is showcasing...

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Fifth annual Lake Effect Fringe Festival kicks off at Dog Story Theater February 1

by (brittany.devon)

Submitted 01-30-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Lake Effect Fringe Festival stands by its motto, “Changing the forecast for live local theatre,” as many local West Michigan talent pull together to provide a wide variety of events that span over a month, from February 1 until...

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Catalyst Radio: The University Wits highlights local works, with "In A Single Bound" beginning Thurs.

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is the local theatre group The University Wits. Formed by a team of Grand Valley State University grads who...

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Final Weekend for Play "Marilyn's Kennedy" by University Wits

by (The University Wits)

Submitted 05-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

The new play is brought to life by local theater company The University Wits. A group emphasizing the development of original works by local playwrights and theater professionals.   In April, director Morgan Springsteen devoted their first...

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