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Vieux Farka Touré to perform at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

Opening night of WYCE: Live at Wealthy kicks off with Vieux Farka Touré, the "Hendrix of the Sahara." Proceeds from the concert will benefit Ebony Road Players, a local theatre troupe presenting performances that focus on the Black experience.

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ArtPrize provides opportunity for local residents to host visiting artists

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NEWS

The deadline is tomorrow: ArtPrize is once again facilitating connections between visiting artists and local citizens interested in hosting them.

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Cousins plan to turn farmhouse into Grand Rapids' first hostel

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NEWS

The first hostel in the history of Grand Rapids is poised to open come spring of 2015. Currently they're getting ready to welcome international travelers.

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Downtown Market expands green space with indoor living wall

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has installed a "living wall" indoors on the second floor, thus expanding upon its "green" mission.

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LINC Gallery to host First Fridays

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NEWS

LINC Up prepares for another First Friday event with live music, an artist reception and soul food this Friday, September 5.

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GoSite Pop Up exceeds expectations in number, reach of visitors

Submitted 09-02-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

There are two more weeks left in the Pop Up introductory phase, in which the public encouraged to stop in and add comments and suggestions.

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Grand Rapids' first Mini Maker Faire fills all three floors of Public Museum

Submitted 08-31-2014 under NEWS

[PHOTOS, VIDEOS] The first Mini Maker Faire opened on Saturday and continues on Sunday, August 31, from 11-5 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

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CMC announces new station manager for WYCE radio

Submitted 08-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

AJ Paschka will be taking the helm at WYCE radio this October. His experience with music, project management, experience design and event production will all help him serve our programmers and listeners well in this new role.

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In Season: August 29, 2014

Submitted 08-29-2014 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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EatGR founder to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan

Submitted 08-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Chris Freeman, founder of EatGR, will ride to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank on October 4, 2014.

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