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Ethics and Religion Talk: How to Change a Lightbulb

Submitted 10-23-2023 under OPINION

After being in the ministry for as long as you've been, do you really believe that people can change?


Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents First Annual LEGO Celebration

Submitted 10-20-2023 under NONPROFITS

Brick by Brick: The Creative Art of LEGO® opens Saturday, Nov. 4


Community Updates: Friday, October 20

Submitted 10-20-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapidians encouraged to be conscious of fallen leaves, blocked storm drains; upcoming public meetings in the City of Grand Rapids and Kent County; and more


Grand Rapids welcomes Halloween with haunted tours

Submitted 10-17-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

In Grand Rapids, Betka-Pope Productions' Halloween haunted tours, led by Eirann Betka-Pope, explore spooky city tales. From unexplained voices at St. Cecilia Music Center to mysterious happenings at local theatres and the eerie Lake Michigan Triangle, the tour fascinates attendees.


Family Futures and Garfield Neighborhoods Association host Trunk or Treat for Child Safety

Submitted 10-17-2023 under NONPROFITS

Candy, learning kits, and free family fun!


Ethics and Religion Talk: Can Race be an Ethical Criteria for Advancement?

Submitted 10-16-2023 under OPINION

It may no longer be legal in college admissions, but is it ethical to use criteria of race to correct inequities caused by prior generations of racism?


Local Artist Highlight: Jeff Ham Ceramics

Submitted 10-13-2023 under NONPROFITS

Avenue for the Arts investigates how the wheel spins with west Michigan potter Jeff Ham. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.


Community Updates: Friday, October 13

Submitted 10-13-2023 under NEWS

New Community Transformation Fund receives $100,000 from the City of Grand Rapids; upcoming public meetings in the City of Grand Rapids and Kent County; and more


'Wealthy Theatre Presents' highlights 16 experimental films by Michigan filmmakers

Submitted 10-11-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

The Wealthy Theatre and Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) have partnered to exhibit local films in a gallery setting. Running from Oct. 7, 2023, to Jan. 14, 2024, the "Wealthy Theatre Presents" showcase features Michigan filmmakers pushing artistic boundaries.


Ethics and Religion Talk: How Can I Earn "Brownie Points" With God?

Submitted 10-11-2023 under OPINION

Are good works able to earn people some brownie points with God?