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Meet civic investor Steffanie Rosalez: Investing in the arts

Submitted 04-21-2014 under VOICES

Civic investor Steffanie Rosalez shares how after-school programming in the arts helps shape our community's youth.


Meet civic investor Rick Beerhorst: Investing in the city as muse

Submitted 04-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Rick Beerhorst talks about what Grand Rapids means to him and why he has chosen to invest in his community. After finishing grad school in the late '80s, Beerhorst moved back to his native Grand Rapids and began to see the city with new eyes.


Upcoming fundraiser prepares to support Native Americans locally and nationwide

Submitted 04-16-2014 under NEWS

The Gathering Thunder Foundation will be having their Spring Gala fundraising event to raise money for their programs that aid Native Americans across the country.


Local knitting group seeking new home

Submitted 04-16-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

After the closing of Schuler Books on Alpine Avenue, the Naughty Knitters and Hookers knitting and crochet group have found themselves without a place to gather.


Breakdancing group Aerial Tactic finds future through dancing

Submitted 04-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Through practicing as a group at Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities and doing live performances, the boys of Aerial Tactic are getting out of their houses and staying active.


Neighborhood churches to exhibit art

Submitted 04-15-2014 under NEWS

A two day conference, and following art exhibit open to the public, uses art to bridge the gap between cultures, with over 300 pieces of original artwork and eight participating churches.


Tanglefoot to feature GVSU assistant professor Susan Klein

Submitted 04-15-2014 under NEWS

Tanglefoot studio will feature artwork by Susan Klein, visiting assistant professor at GVSU


Multimedia, modern dance concert to be held at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dance in the Annex , DITA, announces the fifth and final "TRIP THE LIGHT" event , which will feature modern dance, multimedia and live music. Presale tickets are on sale now for the May 10 event at Wealthy Theatre, with additional discounts for members of Community Media Center (CMC).


Dialog on Division Ave

Submitted 04-07-2014 under NONPROFITS

"Over the last few months of planning Art.Downtown. conversations between artists and curators, curators and sites have been shaping the shows you will see on Friday, April 11th. We hope that visitors will see the benifit of discussion, planning and curiosity, as well as, jump into the dialogue."


Grand Rapids Film Festival judge looks for films with unique stories

Submitted 04-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Daniel Dobson applies the same critical analysis to Grand Rapids Film Festival submissions that he applies to his own creative work.