Rethinking how we describe news categories

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 04-20-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian is chock full of arts and entertainment content. Is it fluff or does it signal a new way of thinking about news, community and dialogue? In the last six years, I've had numerous conversations with journalists, bloggers, web developers...

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Grand Rapids Reading Series Puts Fresh Spin on Literature

by (Amanda Hogan)

Submitted 02-22-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Writers and enthusiasts of fiction will gather at  Bar Divani in downtown Grand Rapids on April 4th for a unique combination of literature, entertainment and surprise, courtesy of Grand Rapids fiction reading series Cherry Bomb. The brainchild...

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Heartside’s Got Talent: Visionary Heartside Performers take the stage at The Ladies Literary Club!

by (heartsidedna)

Submitted 12-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Heartside Downtown Neighborhood Association is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Heartside Neighborhood Talent Show on January 14th at 8PM! The night will be a showcase of talent from the most diverse and vibrant Neighborhood in Grand Rapids!...

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Super Happy Funtime Burlesque Christmas Special: Santa's Sleighride review (photostory)

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 12-21-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

   Super Happy Funtime Burlesque has been around for quite a while now, entertaining audiences and offending critics. Friday night was no exception to the high standard they have set for themselves, when the Grand Rapids troupe put on...

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Holiday Avenue for the Arts Market at Founders Brewing Company

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 11-16-2009 under NONPROFITS

The Avenue for the Arts Market will extend their summer session to include a Holiday event being held at Founders Brewing Company in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday November 21, 2009. The Holiday market will be an indoor, all day event, featuring...

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Secluded Paradise - Thornapple Pointe

by (jtstrait600)

Submitted 10-09-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Drive down interstate 96 near where it meets the Paul Henry Freeway and find a brief view of lush green fairways. Blink and miss a chance to see one of the great beauties that Grand Rapids has to offer. Located on the backside of Gerald R. Ford...

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Media Personalities Showcase Talents to Support Girl Scouts

by (banderson)

Submitted 09-23-2009 under NONPROFITS

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore announces the premier of That’s Entertainment, a special fundraiser showcasing West Michigan media personalities’ hidden talents. The event is on Thursday, October 29, 2009 from 6-9:30pm at Wealthy Theatre (...

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Grand Rapids Flaunts Variety With Super Happy Funtime Burlesque

by (drewsa9)

Submitted 09-18-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Is Grand Rapids prepared to strip down to the bare essentials? Ready or not, the Grand Rapids art scene has grown to include revealing the unclothed human body paired with provocative social and political commentary. Residents of West Michigan...

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