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Local zinesters organize first feminist film fest at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

The Bandit Zine will present the first ever film festival in Grand Rapids that focuses on feminine and gender issues.

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Technology maven offers senior adults tips for Internet shopping, banking and more

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.

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Catalyst Radio: Ebony Road Players named beneficiary of Monday's WYCE@Wealthy Concert

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NEWS

The first performance of the new WYCE@Wealthy concert series features Malian musician Vieux Farka Toure, with donations going to Ebony Road Players.

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Vieux Farka Touré to perform at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

Opening night of WYCE: Live at Wealthy kicks off with Vieux Farka Touré, the "Hendrix of the Sahara." Proceeds from the concert will benefit Ebony Road Players, a local theatre troupe presenting performances that focus on the Black experience.

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Proper Soda hops across country; expands sales to Canada, Australia

Submitted 08-26-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In little over a year, independent startup Proper Soda has reached far beyond West Michigan. They're making inroads to markets on the west coast, across the Pacific and north of the border.

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Community Media Center introduces new leader for media access project

Submitted 08-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jen Vander Heide joins the CMC as project coordinator for the new Elevating Voices project. Here she explains why media access matters- and why it matters to her.

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Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.

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Comedian Fortune Feimster to perform at Wealthy Theatre June 20

Submitted 06-18-2014 under NEWS

Last year’s sold out LaughFest comedian is back for a rare Grand Rapids show this Friday.

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Eastown first among four districts to host shop hops

Submitted 05-27-2014 under NEWS

Uptown businesses organize to host shop hops at four different districts during the month of June.

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Building place, one person at a time

Submitted 05-13-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Building place doesn't need to start with a dollar.

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