Ethics and Religion Talk: Who am I?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 09-14-2020 under OPINION

Father Kevin Niehoff, O.P., a Dominican priest who serves as Adjutant Judicial Vicar, Diocese of Grand Rapids, responds: “Yes! Because these questions are all variations of the same. In the Catholic tradition, ‘humans are creatures...

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The beginning of difference - God's idea

by (Kaufman Interfa...)

Submitted 07-03-2020 under NONPROFITS

written by Doug Kindschi, Director, Kaufman Interfaith Institute, GVSU “Difference can be a source of vast enrichment and growth — or a reason for hate, exclusion, discrimination, and violence. … The stakes of difference are high...

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Elevating Voices: Community Media Center showcases locally produced videos exploring identity, race, disability at Wealthy Theatre

by (George)

Submitted 04-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Wednesday night, Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC) will present a special showcase of video productions created during the Elevating Voices project. Elevating Voices is a multi-year project of GRCMC created to raise the visibility of...

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Free movie screening, project debut, celebrating natural hair

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 10-11-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Wealthy Theatre invites the community to a free event to celebrate natural hair, including the debut of a groundbreaking new video, and a free screening of Chris Rock's "Good Hair."   The event starts at 2:00 p.m. Saturday (doors...

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Polish Festival brings food, music, polka to downtown Grand Rapids

by (Polish Heritage...)

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Polish Festival 2016 will be held on August 26-28, 2016 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. Celebrating Polish contributions to society through the centuries, the festival features a historical and cultural booth featuring the "...

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Pride, GR: A Queer-ies

by (Briana)

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Between homophobic signs on U.S. 131, Latina trans women being silenced by the president while protesting discriminatory detention practices for undocumented immigrants, and gay marriage recently being made legal in the US, there's a lot to be...

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ArtPrize Off The Beaten Path: Western Michigan University

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 10-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Western Michigan University (WMU) boasts an impressive collection of Fine Arts valued around $3.5 Million ranging from paintings to drawings to textiles. WMU’s main campus is located in Kalamazoo with their downtown Grand Rapids extension...

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