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First Friday

Heartside features clay studio artist market for July's First Friday event

by (Heartside Ministry)

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Through the Heartside Clay Studio, Heartside artists create pieces while learning various clay techniques such as hand building, potter’s wheel, applying glazes and stains. Heartside clay studio volunteers enjoy showing Heartside artists'...

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Artist or activist? Creative voices inspire dialogue

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-26-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The streets of Grand Rapids have been busier than normal this year, not with visitors to cultural events, parades or races, but with citizens protesting. From The Women’s Rights March to A Day Without Immigrants and the most recent DACA...

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The imaginative world of connecting to others

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

Hugo Claudin has been a pillar of the alternative art and underground music industry for over ten years. A radical advocate for cultural growth he explains, “It was not until I visited a migrant camp that I knew [things] were wrong.” He...

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Story Matters: Elyse Welcher finds her place on South Division

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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First Friday builds community through poetry and conversation

by (Gwendolyn Nathan)

Submitted 02-15-2012 under OPINION

LINC Up First Friday is an event that LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. sponsors every first Friday of the month. On February the 3rd my granddaughter and I attended the First Friday event. This was my third time attending and my granddaughter...

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