Local writer battling brain cancer seeks help to write his story with Kickstarter campaign

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 07-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

A Grand Rapids man with an inoperable brain tumor turned to Kickstarter, an online fundraising service, to help write his life story. David Wenzel, a 33-year-old writer, wants his story to serve as an advisory narrative for the millennial generation...

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Gaia staff hope to raise funds, keep doors open

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

On Sunday, August 31, East Hills neighborhood staple Gaia Cafe will close its doors.  According to the Facebook page, Gaia is closing "due to ownerships [Sic] personal endeavors." The owner could not be immediately reached for comment...

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History of Heartside artists captured in upcoming book, seeks funding

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 04-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

This year, to mark the 20th anniversary of Heartside Gallery and Studio, we're showing off our artists and history with the book “An Irregular Heartbeat: the Artists of Heartside Gallery and Studio.” To ensure that the story of our Heartside artists...

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Grand Rapids Cooking School seeks Kickstarter funding

by (Brittany Beezhold)

Submitted 03-01-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Founded by Molly Clauhs and Chris McKellar in 2012, Grand Rapids Cooking School (GRCS) is cultivating an appreciation for the culinary experience for the Grand Rapids community. Grand Rapids Cooking School is a place to inspire the home...

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Collaborative portrait project nears end of Kickstarter campaign

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-04-2012 under NEWS

"West Side is the Best Side" is no longer a community pride slogan here in Grand Rapids: it's also a collaborative public art project participating in the Inside Out Project, an international collaboration started by the 2011 TED Prize...

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Grand Rapidian's Kickstarter project has reach beyond the city limits

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-10-2011 under NEWS

All summer, Fred Quillin has been working on a campaign. He shut off his social life to focus completely on bringing the Grand Rapids Shirt Company (GRSC) a couple of steps closer to reality, made bearable by the conviction that he would soon return...

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Heartside goes to London! Almost…

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 07-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Museum of Everything in London is opening their Exhibit #4, featuring 50 artists from around the world, and they have chosen to feature two of our artists to be a part of this new exhibit.  We are excited to be representing Heartside, Grand...

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Rapid Growth panelists dissect the value of art in Grand Rapids

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-17-2010 under NEWS

Photos by Jon Clay  Rapid Growth Media held the fifth monthly segment of its speaker series last night at Wealthy Theatre. The topic of the night was "Good business is the best art."  Panelists included Brian Kelly (owner of Brian Kelly...

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