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New Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities CEO has 30 years of experience teaching youth

Submitted 03-13-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

New chief executive officer Roberto Jara will oversee Cook Library Center and the Cook Arts Center

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Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition celebrates 50th year

Submitted 02-20-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Under the direction of local poet and artist Christine Krieger, Kent County’s own all-ages poetry prize weathers change, welcomes new and established poets to submit their work

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Finding more than a place to sleep

Submitted 12-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

As we experience so often, the blessings Katheryn gives outnumber those she receives. She says, it is with joy and gratitude that I am able to serve the Lord and His people, and Katheryn's joy is contagious.

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"Jesus led me to Dégagé this summer after suddenly finding myself homeless"

Submitted 11-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Hello, my name is James. You might have seen me around Degage doing chores. Jesus led me to Degage this summer after suddenly finding myself homeless.

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Cultura Collective commemorates Roosevelt Park neighborhood at ArtPrize Nine

Submitted 10-09-2017 under NEWS

Cultura Collective's exhibition "Documented/Undocumentado" stood as a testament to Roosevelt Park residents affected by development.

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Art happens here 365 days a year

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize may only be here for a short time, but local businesses and galleries on the Avenue offer arts programming and community engagement opportunities all year round.

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ArtPrize 2017 top 20 finalist "Lux Maximus" interview with the artist

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NEWS

"They said it couldn't be done, so I did it," states "Lux Maximus" creator Daniel Oropeza of his signature process of fusing glass with metal to create sculptures that are partially translucent.

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Grow, eat, and learn with Urban Roots

Submitted 08-11-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Founder and Executive Director of Urban Roots, Levi Gardner, shares his thoughts on what urban farming means to him and how the community can get involved.

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Local Spotlight: Deavondre Jones motivates through dance

Submitted 07-11-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Lifelong West Michigan resident aims to inspire others and build community through the performing arts.

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