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A musical revue you won't want to miss! "Smokey Joe's Cafe" dances onto the HSRT stage!

Submitted 07-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

Leiber and Stoller's, "Smokey Joe's Cafe" features nearly 40 of the greatest songs ever recorded. The hits include, "Jailhouse Rock," "Charlie Brown," "There Goes My Baby," "Stand By Me," and "Spanish Harlem." A musical revue you won't soon forget!

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With designs in the works, river restoration to move toward launch

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

The designs for the Grand River restoration project in Grand Rapids, headed by the city and Grand Rapids Whitewater, are halfway complete. Grand Rapids aims to transform into a riverfront metropolis once the project reaches completion within the next decade.

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Doughnut shop's new design creates gathering space for community

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

After a change in management, Propaganda Doughnuts aims to create an inviting space while continuing its dedication to serving quality doughnuts to the Heartside and Grand Rapids communities.

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"Rolling Party" for a good cause: MSU's Gran Fondo rides out this Saturday

Submitted 06-25-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

MSU Gran Fondo will be rallying cyclists downtown for a series of rides to raise money for skin cancer research.

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New data reveals number of homeless up; unsheltered down

Submitted 06-25-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Area Coalition to End Homelessness works with the "housing first" model to quickly end unsheltered homelessness.

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Weekly swing event continues to attract hundreds, even with shifting locations

Submitted 06-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Original Swing Society continues to provide opportunities for swing dancing downtown every Tuesday night from 7-10 p.m.

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UICA continues showcase of selected work for Festival of the Arts through July 26

Submitted 06-24-2015 under NEWS

An integral part of festival weekend since the beginning, the juried Regional Art Exhibition is available for another month to the public at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art.

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GoSite helps welcome military veterans home with unique networking experience

Submitted 06-23-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

West Michigan Veterans Coalition and the Veterans Employment Working Group from TALENT 2025 have come together to facilitate communication.

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The DAAC to take over Kendall Fed Galleries

Submitted 06-16-2015 under NEWS

Division Avenue Arts Collective will host its opening reception for DAAC@TheFed on June 19. The exhibition will run from June 17 until July 25 at Kendall College of Art and Design's Fed Galleries.

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Free outdoor concerts fill summer days

Submitted 06-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

GRAM on the Green, Tuesday Evening Music Club, Jazz in the Park and Celadon Summer Concert Series offer free, outdoor summer concerts throughout the summer.

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