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An Evening of Sufi Music in Grand Rapids

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

This rousing ensemble from Karachi, Pakistan boasts direct lineage to the 13th century musicians and singers assembled by the legendary poet Amir Khusrau: the first practitioners of qawwali music. Rarely is religious music so electric, as chanted...

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Catalyst Radio: Crash's Landing raising funds for cat rescue and placement facility

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the local cat rescue and placement center Crash’s Landing, which is in the midst of the first of a...

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Judge Smolenski rallies support for West Michigan's hungry

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan hunger hasn’t gone away. In fact, year to date, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank has distributed 14 percent more food this year than it did in 2012. To meet the growing demand for its services, Feeding America West...

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Brewery Vivant, Crooked Goose join forces to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

What happens when a proudly local pub and a Grand Rapids brewery get together? They find a creative way to fight hunger in West Michigan. On May 1, Crooked Goose will host a Brewery Vivant tap takeover featuring six of Vivant’s Belgian-style...

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Catalyst Radio: CMC storytelling event on May 2, Rapidian fundraiser soon to follow

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-26-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we turn the microphone internally, to learn about to upcoming community event hosted by Community Media Center. First...

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Thrive hosts Grains of Hope refugee play, ethnic dinner, silent auction April 21

by (refugeesupportgr)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Imagine being forced to leave your home, fleeing to seek shelter in a country you hardly know. Professor Stephanie Sandberg and a group of theatre students have interviewed over one hundred refugees about their experiences as well as several...

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Urban Herd fights hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-13-2013 under NONPROFITS

Wind and spitting rain didn’t stop more than 100 green-clad runners from showing up for the Brooks Urban Herd Pub Run at Trillium Haven Restaurant on Monday evening. The 5K fun run, organized by Gazelle Sports, wound its way through Eastown...

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Catalyst Radio: The Bloom Collective to put down roots in new downtown space

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-01-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The Bloom Collective is our feature in this episode of Catalyst Radio. The Collective focuses on providing information and education to inspire radical...

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Catalyst Radio: The DAAC has new plans to stay vital in Heartside district

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-07-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about the Division Avenue Arts Collective, located at 115 S. Division, and some of its re-forming plans in...

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Campaign raises over $57K for hungry, looks ahead to luncheon

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-22-2012 under NONPROFITS

By the time the last hiker had crossed the finish line at Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank’s Million Meal March Trail Hike on Sept. 29, the campaign had raised over $57,000 to fight hunger. Encouraged by the turnout, the Food Bank staff...

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