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Catalyst Radio: Architecture environmentalist Mazria is keynote for Wege Speaker Series

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-03-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW  In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature an interview with the keynote speaker of the upcoming annual Wege environmental lecture series,...

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Social Intelligence: What It Is and Why Its Important

by (grapegr1)

Submitted 09-22-2014 under

What makes some people more successful in work and life than others? Our social intelligence - the way we manage ourselves and negotiate complex social relationships and environments - can play a critical role in determining our success...

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TEDxGrandRapids to be held at Grand Rapids Civic Theater

by (lisadebone)

Submitted 05-05-2014 under NEWS

On May 7, TEDxGrandRapids will celebrate its fifth year of sharing innovative talks through a conference of 15 diverse presentations. Held at the Grand Rapids Civic Theater, speakers from a range of backgrounds including entrepreneurs, designers,...

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Join the conversation about art and urbanization

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

This week, spend your evenings in an engaging conversation about art and its ability to revitalize urban spaces. ArtPrize is in full swing and for those interested the first presentation, "The Re-Imagined City," will take place on Tuesday...

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Catalyst Radio: Peace activist, oral historian, author Rosalie Riegle in Grand Rapids

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-26-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this edition of Catalyst Radio, we are joined by oral historian and activist Rosalie Riegle. Riegle was in town earlier this week as part of her...

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Women of God: Influences from African spirituality

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 02-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Dominican Center at Marywood will be offering a morning of conversation about the influences of African spirituality. This presentation is one of an ongoing, semiannual series called Women...

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Miriam Aukerman of ACLU to speak in Grand Rapids

by (Jane B. Whittington)

Submitted 05-15-2012 under NEWS

Miriam Aukerman, Staff Attorney for the West Michigan Regional Office of the American Civil Liberties Union, will speak at a meeting of the Progressive Women’s Alliance of West Michigan on Wednesday, May 16. Her topic will be “Protecting...

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Local Artist-Photographer Terry Johnston Hosts Free Artist Photoshoot

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 06-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids freelance photographer and local arts advocate Terry Johnston is excited about a new, personal project, focusing on "starving artists" - a condition Johnston describes as "a very real possibility when a community doesn't value its local...

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