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Rosa Parks Circle to fill with broomball teams this Sunday

Submitted 02-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Sport and Social Club is hosting a tournament with the help of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., and 16 teams will compete in a double elimination series of the ice sport similar to hockey- but with brooms.

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DisArt meets Art.Downtown.

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

To build awareness around the Year of Arts + Access and the DisArt Festival, Art.Downtown. will showcase Disabled artists in several accessible locations.

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Curators take over: Non-traditional spaces on South Division

Submitted 02-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

A new workspace has been launched at 307 S. Division, with an open call for artists and curators to submit show proposals.

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Two Detroit poets to bring new stories to Grand Rapids

Submitted 02-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Tarfia Faizullah and Jamaal May will read from their first books of poetry, which discuss the history of Detroit and Bangladesh.

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Poetry and Pints reading series proves written word not dead

Submitted 02-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Poetry and Pints is a monthly poetry reading series located at Harmony Brewing Company, featuring poetry about everything from Nancy Drew to divorce to professional wrestling.

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Foodie Film Series to include food tastings, demonstrations, panel discussions

Submitted 02-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Downtown Market is bringing a food-based documentary series to their new selection of events this spring.

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Popular Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, 5k adds VIP amenities, caps race

Submitted 02-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Gazelle Girl began in 2013 as the first women’s­-only half marathon event in Michigan. This year, they've added VIP amenities to raise additional charity funds and capped half marathon event to ensure intimate running experience.

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First Fridays to return to Division corridor

Submitted 02-03-2015 under NEWS

Avenue for the Arts will debut their new headquarters during February's First Friday event.

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Voting for Write Michigan short stories contest almost over

Submitted 01-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Local writers compete to win $250 and see their work published in this year’s Write Michigan anthology. Public votes are open through January 31.

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"Movies in the Park" dates set for third season

Submitted 01-27-2015 under NEWS

The popular movie series presented by DGRI and FGRP at Ah-Nab-Awen will return for its third summer running.

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