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Cosplay at Grand Rapids Comic Con explores media's final frontier: diversity

Marjorie Steele
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:21am

OPINION: Civil rights took center stage at Grand Rapids Comic Con 2014 with Nichelle Nichols, the first woman to play a character who was not submissive to a man, and the first black woman in a position of power as Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek.

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Portrait: Artists deal with self, identity, culture at Free Radical 2014

Anthony Mead
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:31pm

OPINION: Artists continue to explore self-awareness and self-presentation through portraiture work of various forms. Multiple artists at the 2014 Free Radical event are worth exploring.

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GR Forward Thinking continues series with noted urbanist Don Edwards

Eric Tank
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:35am

NEWS: Prominent public engagement strategist Don Edwards will speak at the second evening of the GR Forward Thinking: Speaker Series.

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Grand Valley Ford team "goes further"

Lisa DeBone
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:46pm

LOCAL LIFE: A team of Grand Valley State University students created a video to tell the story of Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, a nonprofit organization that propagates, archives and reforests species of ancient trees.

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[Picturesque] Snowvemberpocalypse in Midtown. Again. by Marjorie Steele

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Imagination Creations Hair & Vintage celebrates decade of success

Eric Tank - 11/18

As Imagination Creations approaches ten years of business, owner Heather McGartland shares what it takes to be successful and sustainable as an independent shop keeper.

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