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Wine and Canvas wants to prove you can paint

Submitted 03-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Wine and Canvas Grand Rapids features local artists giving step by step painting instructions in a relaxed atmosphere.

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WYCE seeks listener support with Spring Fund Drive

Submitted 03-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

As you read this article, WYCE 88.1FM is running its 2015 Spring Fund Drive. Listeners are invited to help us keep this unique organization funded. We are a radio station that is listener funded and volunteered powered, which means that community support is of utmost importance.

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Story Matters: Keith Smith remembers great influence of Dirk Koning on his life with public television

Submitted 03-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Keith Smith shares how he discovered public television and got involved in his own hometown of Holland's public access services.

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Four Grand Rapids organizations to host Celebrate! Community Arts Day

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together (ACT), the Girls Choral Academy, Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH) and the Grand Rapids Ballet Company, will offer activities, workshops and performances at this free event.

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GoSite reveals ribbon cutting, grand opening dates

Submitted 03-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

After much planning and community involvement, the new information sharing space opens in downtown Grand Rapids, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the morning of March 31 and Grand Opening on April 4.

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Story Matters: LaughFest volunteer Sarah Veselenak encourages us all to "find our funny"

Submitted 03-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

Sarah Veselenak sees LaughFest as a big awareness-builder for Gilda's Club, and the grief support that they provide- whether cancer related or not.

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Exit Space Project looking for support for local art through crowd funding

Submitted 03-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

UICA is looking for communal support to the tune of $10,000 by March 21 for its mural project. The funding is only available-and will be matched dollar for dollar- if they reach their full $10k crowdfunding goal.

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Story Matters: Jawhan "DJ Maddog" Jackson says LaughFest brings local comedy to next level

Submitted 03-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Jawhan "DJ Maddog" Jackson says he first got hooked into LaughFest when participating in an improv comedy event. He say LaughFest gives Grand Rapids a "big city feel."

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Artists Creating Together ACTion ArtPrize Winners Announced

Submitted 03-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Nonprofit, Artists Creating Together, announced the winners of the ACTion Art Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The selected winners, chosen by a juried vote, won a cash prize and will be entered into ArtPrize 2015. A People's Choice Award was also chosen by the public.

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LaughFest event aims to inject humor into poetry reading

Submitted 03-11-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

LaughFest will be hosting a humorous poetry reading at the Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters on March 13.

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