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The Jammies XI Recap: celebrating local music and community

by (WYCE)

Submitted 02-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

The 11th Annual WYCE Jammie Awards have come and gone, and there are so many great memories from the night.  Nearly 1,200 Grand Rapidians came together to celebrate local music and to give back to their community. The awards ceremony did not...

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Attention Local Artists!

by (UICA)

Submitted 12-16-2009 under NONPROFITS

Call for Entries: dis.place.ment dis.place.ment, an international juried exhibition. As part of an ongoing commitment to promote challenging, innovative practices in the visual arts, this exhibition's open framework serves as a catalyst for a...

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Not Just My Neighbor: A Friendship from Poverty

by (dking89)

Submitted 10-19-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

I carry in several bags of groceries; Mary has half a bag. I carry in a bag with brightly colored shirts for my son for school from a retail chain clothing store; Mary carries in a clear plastic bag that a friend had dropped off for her of...

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Opinion: Taking a Look at Expectations for Rapidian Content

by (drewsa9)

Submitted 09-29-2009 under OPINION

For every person shot by a gun in this city, there are hundreds who challenge their own belief system, learn something about themselves and reach a new level of awareness. For every person involved in a car accident, there are hundreds of parents,...

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Local First Seeks Volunteers

by (Local First)

Submitted 09-23-2009 under NONPROFITS

Are you interested in supporting local business, encouraging sustainability, and strengthening community? If so, Local First wants YOU to join its volunteer team! We are a non-profit organization supporting the West Michigan economy by promoting...

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Fulton Street Artisan's Market

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 09-16-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Every Sunday from 11am to 3pm The Fulton Street Farmer's Market, located on Fulton at the corner of Fuller, is taken over by talented artisans. They sell paintings, photos, jewelry, pottery, furniture and so much more. Everything is local and...

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Love thy Rapidian

by (Molz Photography)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under OPINION

Love Thy Rapidian - Love Thy Neighbor, they basically mean the same thing. Your neighbor is your fellow Rapidian. Not always necessarily those which live within the same proximity of each other, but those you pass each day while rushing to work,...

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