Live Coverage Features: Brett Colley and Margie Erlandson

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

UICA's biggest fundraiser of the year offers guests the unique opportunity to purchase artwork that is created right before their eyes! Come to the Steelcase Town Hall for an unforgettable evening that includes live and silent auctions, music...

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by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 01-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

Featured Artists at Dominican Center Art Gallery from January 1 – February 28, 2012 are: Joanne Peltz – Multimedia Lucianne Siers, OP – Stone Sculpture Jim VanBeek – Glass Sculpture Dominican Center at Marywood Art...

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Trip The Light 2012: Music submissions wanted

by (DITA)

Submitted 01-02-2012 under NONPROFITS

In 2012, DITA's seminal event "Trip The Light" will add a second night and be bigger than ever. Currently we're accepting submissions of music from bands and musicians interested in being part of it. We're also looking for...

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Looking ahead: beats on The Rapidian

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 12-30-2011 under OPINION

We're always looking for creative ways to give our readers more information about the city of Grand Rapids. We are also know we have quite a lot of reporters that have strong, passionate interests in one specific topic. Some of us would be...

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Lives of the non-religious: meet the members of CFI

by (ellenlundgren)

Submitted 12-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Center for Inquiry Michigan may not be a widely known group, but members report that it has become a very important haven for area non-believers. Center for Inquiry (CFI) is an international non-profit that "encourages evidence-based inquiry...

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Locally owned or chain restaurants: Does it really matter?

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 11-23-2011 under OPINION

A hot new chain restaurant opens up in town. Some are excited. Others are dismayed and prefer to only dine at locally-owned restaurants. Does it really matter? According to Melissa English, Administrative Coordinator at Local First, yes, yes it does...

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Cultivation through the arts

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 11-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood  is pleased to show the work of two Michigan artists from November 1to December 29, 2011. The Marywood Gallery is a space reserved by Dominican Center for the purpose of exhibiting art created by West...

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Grand opening for Nourish Organic Market set for Saturday

by (mm2hunter)

Submitted 10-06-2011 under OPINION

Wondering how to buy food locally, but not sure where to start? Look no further than Nourish Organic Market. Located at 634 Wealthy St SE, Nourish sells products that are organic and locally produced. Here you will find items from Michigan farms...

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Whole Notes Benefit Dinner held at Koetsier Greenhouse

by (samantha.dine)

Submitted 09-26-2011 under OPINION

The 4th annual Whole Notes Dinner benefiting the North American Choral Company was held this past Saturday at Koetsier Greenhouse on Spaulding Ave. The event featured a five course dinner prepared by five local chefs. Beer and wine were provided...

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Local First to Host 2012 BALLE Business Conference in Grand Rapids

by (Local First)

Submitted 09-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Local First will host the 2012 BALLE Business Conference in Grand Rapids, May 15-18, the organization has announced. Organizers anticipate that approximately 700 entrepreneurs, economic developers, sustainability experts, and community and...

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