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Celebrate Food Day October 24 premiers "What's on Your Plate?"

by (foodandwaterwatch)

Submitted 10-18-2011 under NONPROFITS

This year marks the first national Food Day on October 24th, and the Greater Grand Rapids Food Systems Council (GGRFSC) wants to celebrate food, glorious food! The Grand Rapids premier of the film What’s on Your Plate? will be followed by a...

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ArtWorks Program Prepares Students for Creative Careers

by (UICA)

Submitted 07-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

UICA's ArtWorks program is an innovative job training program for creative youth, ages 14 to 21. The program readies young people for 21st century creative careers by providing inventive studio practices, professional resources, and...

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Chiaroscuro Film Series Nearing Final Screenings

by (isavedlatin89)

Submitted 03-27-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then the Toronto International Film Festival should feel rather proud as they’ve inspired one of the area's most talked about film series. Now in its sixth year, the...

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Peace Corps celebrates 50 years of contributions

by (rpcvwmi)

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

March 1, 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the day on which President Kennedy signed the executive order that established Peace Corps as an independent government agency devoted to promoting world peace and friendship.  Since that day, more...

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UICA Showcases Luminous Artwork

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

From January 14 through Febuary 13, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts will black out the windows of their home on Sheldon Boulevard. Responding to Michigan's winter darkness, Beacons: An Exhibition of Luminous Art will showcase the light...

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UICA: A Brilliant Investment

by (UICA)

Submitted 12-22-2010 under NONPROFITS

A recent Gallup poll reports that the number one reason people become attached to a community is “openness.” For a region to prosper it must embrace people and ideas that are different. This belief is at the core of UICA. Every day we help our...

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GRAM Friday Night Conversations: Film

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 08-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Art Museum presents a sneak peek of a locally-produced short film, Public Museum. Be the first to see the film and provide your feedback to the director's team!   This film will be shown in the Cook Auditorium on August 27, 2010....

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GRAM Friday Night Conversations: Film

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 08-18-2010 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Art Museum's Friday Night Conversations continue with two film showings this Friday, August 20! The schedule is as follows:   6:00 p.m. – 7:00pmFriday Night Conversation: FilmFilm Showing: TOKOYA – san (The Japanese Barber)A film...

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Chase You Down Until You Love Me

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 08-05-2010 under OPINION

Ten years ago I had a daily walk from a Hell's Kitchen apartment, to an Upper West Side bartending job.  By the time I hit 80th Street, I swear to God, I always ended up behind a quarreling Basinger and Alec Baldwin.  Their walking...

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Southtown PhotoVoice screening sets direction for community action

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 08-02-2010 under NEWS

Viewers were jumping out of their seats at Dirk Koning Microcinema last Friday evening as they debated the best way to improve Southtown neighborhoods. Nearly 30 attendees gathered at Wealthy Theatre on July 30 to view Southtown PhotoVoice, a...

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