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City commission meeting discusses commissioner vacancy, hears public comments on city fees

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-25-2018 under NEWS

The Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Grand Rapids City Commission meeting had a lot of conversation about how to fill the third ward’s vacant seat due to Commissioner David Allen stepping down June 12, 2018.   The four public hearings, especially...

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Premiere of WMCAT student-produced documentary will highlight local social justice and equity

by (wmcat)

Submitted 02-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

Maybe you’ve cranked the volume up while listening to the latest post-breakup song, or you’ve listened to a song in remembrance of your childhood years or deceased loved ones; No matter what emotion you may be experiencing, music has the...

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The Piano Cottage Rocks! Fifth Anniversary Concert

by (lathsop)

Submitted 06-21-2016 under

Past performances have sold out, and each summer concert showcases incredible musicianship, ranging from beautiful and technical acoustic performances to huge whole-band numbers backed by a 75-member Cottage Chorus. Past performances have included...

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The Piano Cottage Rocks! Fifth Anniversary Concert

by (lathsop)

Submitted 06-21-2016 under

Past performances have sold out, and each summer concert showcases incredible musicianship, ranging from beautiful and technical acoustic performances to huge whole-band numbers backed by a 75-member Cottage Chorus. Past performances have included...

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KT Killin' Them: changing the direction of hip hop

by (MaddieRose)

Submitted 08-24-2014 under OPINION

Kurtis Burke, known as KT Killin' Them, is not satisfied with, nor is he following in the direction the rap game is currently going in, and he wants to help be the change. His style is simple: no cussing, and no nonsense. While some rappers are...

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Multimedia, modern dance concert to be held at Wealthy Theatre

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Presale tickets go on sale today for the original Dance in the Annex production of "TRIP THE LIGHT: KISS THE SKY." The event will take place May 10 at Wealthy Theatre. Presented by Founders Brewing Co., "TRIP THE LIGHT" is Grand...

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Wealthy Theatre LaughFest: diverse, edgy, experimental, local

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Wealthy Theatre has partnered with LaughFest since the comedy festival’s first year, hosting national headliners - and presenting original, local events. This week Wealthy Theatre presents two homegrown events, with a focus on experimentation...

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Grand Rapids Hosts Tae Park Tae Kwon Do Tournament

by (silverman)

Submitted 10-24-2009 under NEWS

This weekend Grand Rapids played host to the Tae Park Institute's 2009 World Class Championship Tournament. Over 500 competitors both local and abroad gathered at the Ford Field House on GRCC's campus Friday and Saturday. Friday evening, the 23rd...

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ArtPrize piece catches fire in Cathedral Square

by (John Eisenschenk)

Submitted 09-15-2009 under NEWS

(Video) Michael Glenn Monroe was welding his The Sharing Tree (fondly known as "Woody") Project for ArtPrize at the Cathedral Square near the Catholic Central High School when the tree caught fire around 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 2009. See his...

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