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Thrift Shop Local, An NPO Showcase

Submitted 05-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

NPO Showcase sits down with Helping Hand Mission Thrift

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Beethoven's mighty Ninth Symphony, plus world premiere, bring Grand Rapids Symphony's season to thrilling conclusion

Submitted 05-22-2018 under OPINION

The final concert of the Grand Rapids Symphony's first full season under Marcelo Lehninger was all about Beethoven in a big, thrilling way.

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St. Cecilia's announces new season of concerts, special events for Women's History Month to celebrate 135th anniversary

Submitted 05-22-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids will begin a new season of music on October 11, 2018 to celebrate their 135-year history as the oldest arts organization in Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What are your requirements for ordination?

Submitted 05-21-2018 under OPINION

Jim V. asks, What are your education and training requirements for ordination?

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In Season: May 19, 2018

Submitted 05-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Despite the rain (and the plants love rain!), it's such a vibrant day here at the Market! Flowers galore. Crisp lettuces + asparagus are in abundance. Wild-foraged goodies + tasty treats to please your palate. Come check it out for yourself!

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Rhiannon Giddens mesmerized sold out audience at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 05-18-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Rhiannon Giddens played to a sold out audience at the St. Cecilia Music center Thursday evening, providing the audience with a very powerful performance focused on the black experience in America.

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Artist feature from UICA: Plant Parenthood

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Plant Parenthood is an Improv Comedy troupe formed in 2015 when the founding members met at Comedy Outlet Mondays, a recurring comedy show at Dog Story Theater.

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GRandJazzFest offers eclectic lineup for 2018 event at Rosa Parks Circle

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Saxophonist Euge Groove will headline 7th annual GRandJazzFest presented by the DTE Energy Foundation

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New show 'Space School' coming to public museum's planetarium

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium, Space School, will feature astronauts training underwater for working in space.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How do we fairly allocate our charitable giving between local needs and others?

Submitted 05-14-2018 under OPINION

Linda B. asks, Do we forget those around us struggling in favor of “others” in foreign lands? With limited resources, how do we decide to allocate them — do we allocate those resources to those within our community or to those outside (including those outside our country)?

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