"Geek culture meets high culture" in "DreamWorks Animation in Concert" with the Grand Rapids Symphony

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 10-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

The tales told in films from DreamWorks Animation are some of the best in contemporary cinema. An unexpected friendship between a hapless, young Viking and a dragon; a surprising romance between an ogre and a princess; and the unexpected adventures...

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Movie Review: "The Alchemist Cookbook" at the UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

Joel Potrykus’s third feature length film, "The Alchemist Cookbook," finds the Grand Rapids-based director solidifying his reputation as micro-budget auteur, while delving into some of the darkest subject matter of his career. The...

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Film screening at Wealthy Theatre explores lives of undocumented immigrants

by (crcna)

Submitted 08-16-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Imagine believing you were just like everyone else—and then one day discovering that your future would be very different. That’s what happened to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas when he applied for a driver's...

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Cohousing Open House and Movie Screening

by (bultentom)

Submitted 04-18-2016 under

Newberry Place Cohousing Community and Boston Square Community Bikes welcome you to the neighborhood on Saturday, April 30, 2016 as part of National Cohousing Open House Day. Learn about a modern alternative to the old-fashioned neighborhood. 800...

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Local artists, actors collaborate in new screendance exhibition at UICA

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-05-2016 under NEWS

"A Gallery Exhibition of New Works in Screendance" will be showing at the UICA this coming Friday, January 8 through Sunday, January 17. Local artists Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, local hip-hop artists Patrick...

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Join the GGRWHC at showing of "Suffragette" followed by historian's perspective on film

by (Greater Grand R...)

Submitted 11-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

Join us at a special showing Friday, Nov. 20 of the much-anticipated movie “Suffragette”, a powerful British historical period drama on the women’s movement, followed by a women's historian’s perspective on the painful...

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CIC Dinner and a Movie Presents: Movies of Faith

by (cicadmin)

Submitted 06-03-2015 under

Helen- This movie guides us in understanding depression and mental illness.  Helen (Ashley Judd) has the perfect life - a loving family, a beautiful house and a successful career - but when her suppressed mental illness resurfaces, the world...

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First Fridays on the Avenue to ramp up programming

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-01-2014 under NEWS

The Avenue for the Arts presents the First Friday Gallery Hop on Friday April 4 from 6-9 p.m. This multi-venue, Friday night destination includes art exhibitions, sales on hand-made goods, drink specials and more. Park around the corner,...

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Michigan movie "APE" finally comes home to premiere at Wealthy Theatre

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 08-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

Perrin Brewing Company presents the "iii"film series at Wealthy Theatre, kicking it off with the movie "APE" on Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and again at 10:00 p.m. Tickets available here, and each screening features a Q&A with the...

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist opens at UICA

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 06-07-2013 under OPINION

Mira Nair’s film adaptation of The Reluctant Fundamentalist opens at the UICA this weekend. Based on the novel of the same name, it follows the trajectory of Changez Khan, a Pakistani student who comes to America in the late 90s in search of...

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