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Nick Manes from Grand Rapids
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Submitted 04-16-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
After the closing of Schuler Books on Alpine Avenue, the Naughty Knitters and Hookers knitting and crochet group have found themselves without a place to gather.
Submitted 04-15-2014 under NONPROFITS
Through practicing as a group at Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities and doing live performances, the boys of Aerial Tactic are getting out of their houses and staying active.
Submitted 04-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Hailing from the other side of the globe, Chef Roman Petrack of Kangaroo Kitchen and Catering has seen growing community involvement in his four years in the city.
Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Tom Clinton has accepted a new role as the Executive Director of the Community Media Center. Clinton brings multiple strengths from past roles into his leadership of local community media.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under NEWS
John Townsend has been providing transportation for his neighbors to vital doctor's visits, pharmacy trips and to the grocery store. Now he needs a little help to continue helping others.
Submitted 04-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Daniel Dobson applies the same critical analysis to Grand Rapids Film Festival submissions that he applies to his own creative work.
Submitted 03-26-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Through fundraisers and partnerships with like-minded organizations the Division Avenue Arts Collective is encouraging interest in the local art scene while contemplating future steps.
Submitted 03-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Robby Morgan wants a diverse and collaborating film community that doesn't have negative elements of elitism.
Submitted 03-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Storytelling Pictures production coordinator Frankie Bailey manages film production details in a city that she says is radically different than the Grand Rapids she left eight years ago.
Submitted 03-11-2014 under NEWS
WST3K, a live improv overdub similar to Mystery Science Theater 3000, will showcase area comedians mocking the film "Black Fist" on March 13 as part of LaughFest.
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