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A musical revue you won't want to miss! "Smokey Joe's Cafe" dances onto the HSRT stage!

Submitted 07-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

Leiber and Stoller's, "Smokey Joe's Cafe" features nearly 40 of the greatest songs ever recorded. The hits include, "Jailhouse Rock," "Charlie Brown," "There Goes My Baby," "Stand By Me," and "Spanish Harlem." A musical revue you won't soon forget!

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Creative space Wisemaker celebrates collaboration of art, environment

Submitted 07-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

"I want to take my mission here at Wisemaker to promote creativity and environmental sustainability out into the community and let other people really dig into that concept," says owner Kelly Allen.

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Del McCoury Band brings grammy-winning bluegrass to Meijer Gardens

Submitted 07-02-2015 under OPINION

76-year-old Del McCoury has been a bluegrass master for much of the last half-century, and embodies everything admirable about down home modesty. His band, including sons Rob and Ronnie, are also some of the world's best pickers.

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Little free libraries trend popping up in Grand Rapids

Submitted 06-30-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Grand Rapids neighbors place little libraries in front of their homes for people to indulge in free books.

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Doughnut shop's new design creates gathering space for community

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

After a change in management, Propaganda Doughnuts aims to create an inviting space while continuing its dedication to serving quality doughnuts to the Heartside and Grand Rapids communities.

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Grand Rapids festivities to promote community, entertainment for national holiday

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

The United States turns 239 this Saturday and each community in the Grand Rapids area has its own way to celebrate. The Rapidian breaks down what activities are happening throughout the day and the prime locations for watching the fireworks at night.

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Take a fresh look at Uptown

Submitted 06-30-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walking through the Uptown business districts allows neighbors to see how much Eastown and its surrounding areas have changed and enjoy all that they have to offer.

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Being Affirmed in the LGBT Community

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

It is very important to be affirming to LGBT students to encourage them to live authentic lives.

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Living Authentically

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Chronicles of my journey coming to live an authentic life and my coming out process.

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In Season: June 27, 2015

Submitted 06-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.

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