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Professor Amorak Huey: a writing career with a Ha Ha Ha Thump

Submitted 04-20-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Local professor Amorak Huey discusses his recent publications, including his upcoming full-length poetry collection and other influences on his writing.

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DisArt packs house with runway fashion show celebrating accessible clothing

Submitted 04-20-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Robert Andy Coombs aimed to spark conversation about the importance of having functional clothing for people with disabilities.

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DisArt to explore art with families Sunday

Submitted 04-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

This Sunday, families- including those with children who have sensory integration sensitivities- are invited to join in the Family Fest at Celebration Cinema North, with arts activities and a movie showing where children are encouraged to get up and move around.

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Dog Story Theater hosts local theater company

Submitted 04-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Kimi Griggs discusses working with the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company at Dog Story Theater

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University Wits presents horror drama "The Sixth Guest" at Dog Story Theater

Submitted 04-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Director and playwright Kyle Walker discusses the influence behind his original play "The Sixth Guest," which he describes as "intense" and "scary."

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Goodwill partners with Downtown Market to bring comfort food to community

Submitted 04-14-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Blue Spoon Soup & Spuds, operated by Goodwill Industries, will open on April 16 and serve as a restaurant and catering training operation.

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UICA shows us how to take art collecting to the next level

Submitted 04-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

With the recent Power Objects, The Future has a Primitive Heart show at UICA, we get a look at what it can mean to build a serious art collection with a guiding theme.

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WMEAC presents first "Blue Tie Ball" to support water protection

Submitted 04-11-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Tickets are available for the West Michigan Environmental Council's annual Earth Day Celebration.

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Essence Restaurant Group focuses on "farm-to-fork," sustainability year-round

Submitted 04-08-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Making sustainable, locally sourced food to build a sustainable community is in the core values of Bistro Bella Vita, Grove and the Green Well.

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Founders, Celebration! Cinema partner for beer-themed film series

Submitted 04-08-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The film series will feature a new classic movie every Wednesday, like "Caddyshack" and "The Graduate," each artfully paired with a Founders brew.

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