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Max Lockwood - "See The Way"

Submitted 11-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Local singer/songwriter Max Lockwood performs "See the Way" in the WYCE music library.

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Max Lockwood - "Growth"

Submitted 11-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Local singer/songwriter Max Lockwood performs "Growth" in the WYCE music library.

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Wealthy Theatre adding earlier screening of "Pee Wee's Big Adventure," Nov. 25

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Occasionally there's a "family friendlier" title in the Meanwhile Movie Series lineup - like Tuesday's screening of "Pee Wee's Big Adventure." As an experiment, Wealthy Theatre is adding an additional screening of "Pee Wee" on Nov. 25, at 6 p.m. in The Koning Micro-Cinema.

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NPO Showcase: FoodCircles

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

With the FoodCircles app, you can Buy One and Feed One in West Michigan.

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Story Matters: Jania speaks about future choices

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jania talks about how she imagines her teenage years and the choices she will have to make.

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Story Matters: Pamela Hamilton-Hull talks about principles learned at church

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Pamela Hamilton-Hull shares the principles taught to her at New Hope Baptist Church.

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Story Matters: Thelma J. Pitmon shares how gospel music has evolved over time

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Thelma J. Pitmon talks about how music and choir attire has changed over the years at New Hope Baptist Church.

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What's on Tap: November 20-26

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS

With the onslaught of snowfall, walk to your favorite local brewpub and fill up a growler to enjoy in your own home.

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Annual Food & Wine Show returns to downtown this weekend

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS

The seventh annual Grand Rapids Wine, Beer, and Food Festival occurs starts tonight at the DeVos Place Convention Center. Explore and taste some of the Midwests' best offerings in food, wine, beer and spirits.

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Story Matters: Lynda McDonald remembers Rev. Williams' tenure at New Hope Baptist

Submitted 11-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Lynda McDonald recalls Rev. Williams’ time at New Hope Baptist and his involvement with the mustache controversy at South High School.

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How I fell in love with a place

Submitted 11-18-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Avenue continues to be a place where art is actively appreciated, and self-expression and critique are encouraged, and difficult problems are met with an eagerness for creative solutions.

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Grove, Green Well, Bistro Bella Vita invite guests to get "In the Spirit"

Submitted 11-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Essence Restaurant Group has created a cocktail recipe book in time for the holiday season, providing seasonally inspired beverages for all year round, with sales going to support two local causes.

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Grand Traverse Distillery to bring artisan spirits to Downtown Market

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS

With craft distilleries making a splash in the local culinary and agro-tourism scene, Grand Traverse Distillery will set up shop in Grand Rapids' Downtown Market this holiday season.

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Renowned urbanist to kick off Speaker Series this Thursday

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS

GR Forward will host a series of five speaking engagements open to the public. The first, entitled "Planning with Bold Vision," will be lead by Jennifer Keesmaat, the Chief Planner for the City of Toronto.

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Tanglefoot Studios to host annual holiday art sale

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS

Popular locale Tanglefoot Studios has been hosting its pop-up gallery show for more than two decades. This year marks 23 years of holiday shopping tradition.

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Imagination Creations Hair & Vintage celebrates decade of success

Submitted 11-18-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

As Imagination Creations approaches ten years of business, owner Heather McGartland shares what it takes to be successful and sustainable as an independent shop keeper.

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Story Matters: Marvin Leon James recalls joining New Hope Baptist church in 1960

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Marvin Leon James talks about first coming to New Hope Baptist Church and his subsequent fifty-four years of membership.

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Story Matters: Blanche Babers recalls her experience teaching Sunday school

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Blanche Babers talks about teaching the 5th and 6th grade girls at New Hope Baptist Church.

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Story Matters: Cora Lee Umphryes explains impact of church on her life

Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Cora Lee Umphryes shares the importance of New Hope Baptist church in her life and the role seniors can play in the church.

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Story Matters: Brenda Babers Taylor shares childhood memories of church

Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Brenda Babers Taylor recalls her childhood experiences at New Hope Baptist Church.

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