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Review

The Bourbon-Barrel Beer Report: beer lovers compare local, regional, national brews

Submitted 03-31-2014 under OPINION

A beer expert and two beer enthusiasts convened to sip and discuss three brews: Founder’s Kentucky Breakfast Stout, New Holland’s Dragon’s Milk and Blue Mountain’s Dark Hollow. See what they thought of the brews here.

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"Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton" now showing at UICA

Submitted 03-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

A film review of "Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton,"

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Struggling young talent discovers herself in Adult World

Submitted 03-19-2014 under OPINION

Now showing at the UICA, Adult World follows a young hopeful poet trying to find her place in the real world.

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Les Miserables continues to draw crowds at Civic Theatre

Submitted 03-18-2014 under OPINION

The broadway musical Les Miserables performed at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre puts on a show of epic proportions.

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Reshaping perspectives: The Rocket takes on culture in a new way

Submitted 03-05-2014 under OPINION

"The Rocket" is a story of youth, culture, tradition, and community in Laos, featuring confident performances and brilliant wilderness settings.

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The Paczki Report: Local paczki go head to head

Submitted 03-03-2014 under OPINION

Six local Rapidians gathered to compare six different Paczki: everything from Meijer to a homemade version to Bartz Bakery in the Detroit area. They rated and compared their results here.

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Big Bad Wolves Now Showing at UICA

Submitted 02-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

A review of the film, Big Bad Wolves, now showing at UICA film theater

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Greensky Bluegrass to throw New Year's Eve party at The Intersection

Submitted 12-17-2013 under OPINION

Kalamazoo's Greensky Bluegrass are set bring their unique blend of bluegrass, roots rock, and jam to the Intersection, choosing to spend New Year with Grand Rapids. Supported by The Crane Wives, Greensky brings their unique Bluegrass jams to The Intersection December 31 at 8 p.m.

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"Beholder" images explore man's disconnection from nature, ritual

Submitted 12-05-2013 under OPINION

Opening this weekend at the Gaspard Gallery on South Division, Chris Cox's photography confronts the viewer with our unease with both spirituality and direct experiences in the natural world.

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HopCat hype proves true on most counts

Submitted 11-20-2013 under OPINION

I've visited the world-famous brewpub on a number of occasions and have generally been satisfied with my experience. This time I visited HopCat with a critical tongue, questioning the build-up surrounding the beer, the ambiance... and the Crack Fries.

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