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Pat Metheny, Bruce Hornsby hypnotize Meijer Gardens crowd

Submitted 08-01-2014 under OPINION

With a heady mix of songwriting, techinical skills, jazz improvisation and a 42-stringed guitar, Pat Metheny Unity Group and Bruce Hornsby deliver an ethereal performance at Frederick Meijer Gardens.

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Beer tasting class to bring enthusiasts from tasting to fully experiencing beer

Submitted 08-01-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Ben Darcie, area renowned beer geek, talks about his journey from homebrewer to beer educator- and how he'll guide participants into that journey with him over the course of nine weeks.

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San Chez Café offers unique Spanish inspired dishes, inviting atmosphere

Submitted 08-01-2014 under OPINION

[REVIEW] The San Chez Café on the corner of West Fulton Street and Commerce Avenue has breakfast and lunch options with exceptional service.

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What's on Tap: July 31-August 6

Submitted 07-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Welcome August with a refreshing pour from a local brewpub.

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Blandford Nature Center debuts new family event

Submitted 07-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Families can enjoy a twilight picnic and interact with the local wildlife on August 14 at Blandford Nature Center.

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Don't miss GRAM's "Michigan Modern" exhibition

Submitted 07-31-2014 under OPINION

The Grand Rapids Art Museum's "Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America" exhibition is a fascinating glimpse into our state's cultural history.

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MartiniMoth showcases tales of unusual jobs

Submitted 07-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Every month the SpeakEZ Lounge hosts a MartiniMoth encouraging people to share their personal stories. This month a first and second place winner were announced.

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Ziggy Marley - "Love is My Religion"

Submitted 07-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Songs from the Second Floor is a collection of the ephemeral performances that occur live on the air, in one take, on 88.1 WYCE. This video series is produced by GRTV in collaboration with WYCE and The Rapidian in order to capture and archive these rare moments.

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Vendor Spotlight: Eliza Fernand

Submitted 07-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Geometric ceramic vessels and colorful quilt installations. Fernand talks about Quilt Stories, site-responsive work, and her residency in Pentwater

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Hard cider industry expanding in West Michigan

Submitted 07-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Local ciderists like The Peoples Cider Company, Sietsema Orchards, Vander Mill Ciders and Virtue Cider are all part of the growing craft cider industry.

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