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Local artist feature from UICA: Madison May

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

Madison Nicole May is a printmaker and interdisciplinary artist who graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design in 2016. In the spring of 2017, May opened Bend Gallery on the Avenue for the Arts specializing in affordable gallery space for...

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Letter-writing effort to support local incarcerated woman, educate community

by (Briana)

Submitted 11-02-2017 under OPINION

On Sunday, November 5, 2017 and Monday, November 6, 2017 from 4 p.m.- 10 p.m., people will gather at Lantern Coffee Shop and Bar to write letters for Desirae Glatfelter. Glatfelter is a 29-year-old Black woman survivor of domestic violence. She is...

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$7000 in Scholarships for Trans Students

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 08-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

This year, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is pleased to award a total of $7000 to four local college students. This is the Foundation's second year awarding scholarships.  GRTF's Academic Scholarship program invests in trans...

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Trans Day of Visibility enters ninth year of observance

by (finnmarcks)

Submitted 03-28-2017 under OPINION

As March 31st fast approaches, International Transgender Day of Visibility will be celebrating its ninth year of observance.   TDoV is an annual holiday celebrated around the globe, dedicated to celebrating the successes and accomplishments of...

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Bingeing on sweet art at "Hard Femme"

by (DWalsh)

Submitted 08-19-2013 under OPINION

A show involving over 15 local, national and international artists, with approximately 90 pieces of mainly two-dimensional work is very ambitious, and inherently unwieldy. I wonder if we're getting used to viewing large amounts of often...

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Catalyst Radio: GRIID issues findings of Normalizing Male Dominance film study

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-01-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW A new study examining gender representation in 67 major films from the past year has just been released by Grand Rapids Institute for Information...

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Transgender Day of Remembrance: A Gathering of Hope

by (transgendercollab)

Submitted 11-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday November 20, 2011, The Transgender Education Collaboration, in partnership with Plymouth United Church of Christ, held its first annual Transgender Day of Remembrance service. Over 100 individuals from throughout West Michigan participated...

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Gender and art: Do the numbers add up to anything?

by (mslager)

Submitted 09-26-2011 under OPINION

Last week I attended a screening of W.A.R., Women Art Revolution at the Wealthy Theatre. I now sense a greater awareness of gender and art as I walk through the venues and spaces participating in ArtPrize 2011. The movie served as a reminder...

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Song sharing planned at Marywood Chapel

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 10-22-2010 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., the Marywood Chapel Choir will be sharing a concert with the Grand Rapids Women's Chorus. Each group of singers will perform a few pieces separately and the combined choirs will perform one piece together. The...

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