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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.