Michigan

River Bank Run Runner: Joselyn Vaughn

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 04-25-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The race of choice: 25k Why she runs: "To get in shape after my last pregnancy; to prove to myself that I can do the long distances still and do support my sisters. They’re doing the 10k and are coming through some pretty significant...

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Glance at the Past - Electric Light Baths

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

In this episode of Glance at the Past, learn about the Electric Light Baths used to make people feel frisky and tan. John H. Kellogg first developed this idea to be used in his sanitarium.

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Glance at the Past - Deadly Diseases

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

A brief history of the types of diseases and number of deaths is told from Secretary Wilson's 1898 Board of Health report.

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Glance at the Past - Chinese Restaurants

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

This episode shares the story of Chan Hoy and his quest to bring Chinese food to Grand Rapids for the first time ever in 1902.

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"Critical Reality: Why Is Arts Criticism Important?" Wrap-up

by (Arts Council GR)

Submitted 04-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

When the Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids, Artpeers, and Avenue for the Arts partnered up to sponsor a panel discussion about the role of arts criticism in Grand Rapids, we titled it “Critical Reality: Why Is Arts Criticism Important?...

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Art Criticism: An Afterthought

by (UICA)

Submitted 04-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Last night, UICA's Director of Education Elizabeth Goddard participated in a panel discussion concerning Art Criticism that was hosted by the Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids, Dwelling Place and ArtPeers at Wealthy Theatre. The other...

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Cesar Vargas wins Grand Rapids Youth of the Year title

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Club members from the Steil and Seidman Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids recently submitted applications for this year’s Youth of the Year scholarship competition. After reviewing applications and holding interviews, this March, Cesar Vargas...

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Glance at the Past - Ryerson Public Library

by (WYCE)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

In 1904, the Ryerson Library opened to give Rapidians a place for books. A renovation in 2003 made the Ryerson Library what it is today: the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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Taking a Stand Against Racism

by (mmurray)

Submitted 02-28-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

On April 29, 2011, organizations in Grand Rapids will join communities across the country in taking a Stand Against Racism.   Stand Against Racism is a nationwide event coordinated by the YWCA that encourages communities to help raise awareness...

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A Michigan Film Industry Town Meeting planned

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NEWS

An organizational and informational event will be held on Thursday evening, February 24th to promote preservation of the Michigan Film Incentive program. Organizers hope to help interested people effectively communicate to Michigan's legislators,...

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