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Icon writing retreat open to the public

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

When people hear the word icon,  they typically think of a person - one  who has excelled in a particular field such as sports, politics or entertainment.  An icon, in Christianity,  is a religious work of art,...

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PechaKucha to visit Stella's on Devil's Night

by (Ryan Mac)

Submitted 10-24-2012 under OPINION

PechaKucha (PK) takes its name from the Japanese phrase meaning “chit chat," such as the din of background noise. Originally devised in Tokyo in 2003 as an opportunity for networking and sharing, PK has now taken off worldwide. In...

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Drink beer, support our creative youth

by (edelsteven)

Submitted 09-05-2012 under OPINION

This summer, Grand Rapids and Wyoming Public Schools learned they were denied federal funding that supported their after school programs. Nine Grand Rapids schools were left without any funds for after school programming, and Grand Rapids students...

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World Refugee Day bio: That Wah

by (Bethany Refugee...)

Submitted 05-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

That Wah was born in 1958 in the mountainous Karen State in Burma. Growing up, That Wah and her three siblings worked on a rice patty farm in the village. One day her family went to reap the harvest and found their field and village set aflame by...

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Dressed to Sell: Angela Jones

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

The apple does not fall far from the tree when it comes to our first featured artist for The Market presented by the Avenue for the Arts. Angela Jones comes from a family of makers. She has always been a creative person and thanks to her parents,...

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Women of conviction

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 02-23-2012 under NONPROFITS

In this year of interfaith understanding, we recognize that many women have served within a context of religious prejudice, often at great personal cost. This morning session will celebrate the lives of three such women: Elizabeth Ann Seton, Corrie...

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Creating content on The Rapidian: Adding a calendar event

by (Holly)

Submitted 01-04-2012 under OPINION

Last week, we showed you how to (as a reporter) add your article on The Rapidian. This week, we show you (and by that we mean anyone with a user account for The Rapidian) how to add your event to our Calendar pages. If you've been looking...

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Live Nativity planned for December 11

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 11-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

A family event that will delight and inspire people of all ages, we will begin our journey on Sunday afternoon, December 11, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. with a candlelight walk led by the Three Kings through the St. Francis Sculpture Garden to the manger...

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All Ages Shall Call Her Blessed

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 11-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood will host an evening of reflection, prayer and song based on the Canticle of Mary (Luke 1:46-55), also known as the Magnificat. This program will consist of brief presentations exploring this scripture passage,...

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Slow down for Slow Art Day this Saturday, April 16, 2011

by (cgedeon)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NEWS

Picture stopping at a piece of art. What do you notice: The shape? The color? The size? Eight seconds later, your attention is gone and so are you, on to the next piece where you will spend another eight seconds on its aesthetics. If this is you,...

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