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Contemporary Conversation: UICA discusses independent vs indie film

by (UICA)

Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Did you know that there’s a movie theater downtown? You might not know it, but there is a cinematic gem located in the heart of Grand Rapids that film fans have been frequenting for years. The UICA Movie Theater, located on the corner of...

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UICA prepares for spring season loaded with conversations around guns, Pantone colors, local artists

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Coming Home, a series of exhibitions featuring works by emerging and established Michigan artists, is now on view at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. Coming Home features work by artists who are from Michigan, are currently based in...

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Vote now to pick Summer 2016's Movies in the Park

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 12-22-2015 under NEWS

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) now has a poll open to pick this coming summer's Movies in the Park series. This first round of voting narrows the competition down to 10 movies, with the voting lasting until January 3, 2016. “DGRI...

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Why we need a Feminist Film Festival

by (lydiavanhoven)

Submitted 09-08-2015 under OPINION

In the top 100 highest grossing films of 2014, women represented a total of 30% of all speaking characters, often as a wife or mother. When we break down the numbers by race and gender, the statistics are even more bleak. Out of that small 30%, only...

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Movies in the Park begins June 5 with E.T.

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Movies in the Park begins this Friday June 5 with E.T. at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. Started as a community idea in 2013, Movies in the Park has quickly become a signature event in downtown Grand Rapids. "Film titles for Movies in the Park is crowd-...

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GR Reads: The Movies – The Haunting

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-28-2015 under

In this 1963 classic, a scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind. Tickets are available at grcmc.org or at the box office. Show your GRPL library card for...

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Founders, Celebration! Cinema partner for beer-themed film series

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 04-08-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Celebration! Cinema and Founders Brewing Company have partnered for a film and beer series. Each classic film will be paired with a special beer: Grand Rapids residents can watch "Shawn of the Dead" while drinking Founders Pale Ale or...

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The Milky Way: Charity Presentation

by (kristinsrevere)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under

Simply Born at Home is underwriting a charity presentation of The Milky Way Movie! Please invite your friends and join us at the Wealthy Theatre on February 4, 2015 at 6pm. Admission is a suggested $10 donation. Come by early to check out our...

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"Movies in the Park" dates set for third season

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under NEWS

Movies in the Park, which has become a summertime staple since its beginning in 2013, has released event dates for the 2015 season. Last year, attendance for the event reached a new high with more than 5,000 people present at the finale double-...

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Wealthy Theatre adding earlier screening of "Pee Wee's Big Adventure," Nov. 25

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Meanwhile Movie Series at Wealthy Theatre just turned five years old. "When we started the series, there were many types of movies in Grand Rapids, but nobody was showing cult-classic movies," says Erin Wilson, Wealthy Theatre Director...

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