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Grand Rapids Public Museum to host a free day on July 16

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 07-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will be opening its doors free of charge on Sunday, July 16 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will receive free general admission on this day to explore the Museum’s three floors of core exhibits. The GRPM offers...

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North Korea: Peaceful solution presented by conflicts expert

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 04-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

“Korea has been preparing for conflict for more than 40 years. When they hear talk about a U.S. strike being imminent, their trigger fingers get tighter. So I think we need a U.S. policy that doesn’t put them in a position where their...

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Light Gallery + Studio features local artists for their first Art.Downtown April 8

by (brittany.devon)

Submitted 04-05-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Light Gallery + Studio opened during ArtPrize 2016, only three weeks after curator Erika Townsley and owner Matthew Provoast moved into their live-work space through Dwelling Place. A live-work unit is a space that combines your workspace with your...

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Ride The Rapid for access to spring break fun, coffee, art, shopping in April

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 03-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

The arrival of April means spring has officially sprung. With more hours of daylight and warmer weather making an appearance on the weekly forecasts, this is the perfect time to get out and enjoy all that Greater Grand Rapids has to offer. ...

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Expert from Washington D.C. to discuss the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 03-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

“Palace intrigue and regional war could complicate the budding romance between Riyadh and the Trump administration,” says Simon Henderson, Persian Gulf expert at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy in Washington, D.C. On Monday...

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Former Ambassador to discuss role of U.S. in Afghanistan at Aquinas College

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 03-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

"I think we tend as Americans to be focused on winning. In a conventional war, you have a surrender ceremony and after that everybody goes home. But, with Afghanistan, our policy for winning needs to address a longer future," said ...

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Understanding China as a growing world power

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

“I was a strategic intelligence officer for much of my career, serving in assignments in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Following active duty service, my interest in China was rekindled through my investigation of trade policy as it...

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Ride The Rapid to ice skate, shop and visit trade shows in February

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 01-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

Don't let the chilly weather keep you inside this month. Let The Rapid be your warm, cozy ride to fun for every budget throughout Grand Rapids.  Whether you love cars and boats or just want to get out and do some shopping this month,...

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A Conversation with a diplomat: highlights of her global career

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 01-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

(Grand Rapids, MI) The last several years have seen a backlash towards globalization, as seen by political rhetoric that brought electoral victory to Donald Trump; the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom last summer; and rising nationalism in Europe...

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2nd Annual Trail Of Michigan Authors Event

by (cjcoombes)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under

As a local author, I know well how passionate readers can be to meet and converse with authors from West Michigan.  They may wish to learn about a new author on the scene, have a book signed, or maybe question...

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