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Calvin Center for Faith & Writing debuts a short, no-cost film of Bridge to Terabithia author Katherine Paterson, featuring kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center

Submitted 05-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Calvin Center for Faith & Writing is debuting a short, no-cost film about Katherine Paterson, with kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC), and librarian and author Travis Jonker.

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Make the arts part of your stay-at-home routine

Submitted 04-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

While everyone is working from home and staying inside, the arts community nationwide has been tapping into their creativity ways to find meaningful ways to practice and stay connected during this time.

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Amidst COVID stay-at-home, Books and Mortar fights to stay in the game

Submitted 04-07-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Small businesses face an unparalleled challenge. But Jenny Kinne, local bookseller, isn't giving up.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

Submitted 03-18-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids suspends walk-in traffic at City Hall and other departmental buildings, Kent County Clerk suspends in-person transactions, Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event, and more statements from local organizations issued March 17-18, 2020.

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Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event due to growing COVID-19 pandemic

Submitted 03-17-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' Festival of the Arts has been cancelled this year due to the "rapidly developing COVID-19 situation." This year's event was scheduled to take place June 5-7, 2020.

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Still Scary After All These Years: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Broadway Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-12-2020 under OPINION

Cody Garcia shines as the candy man in the national tour.

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Award-winning writers Krista Tippett, host of ON BEING podcast, and novelist Min Jin Lee in Grand Rapids this Spring for the 30th Anniversary Festival of Faith & Writing

Submitted 02-25-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Festival of Faith & Writing’s 30th anniversary celebration, April 16-18, 2020 in Grand Rapids, will include Krista Tippett interviewing Min Jin Lee for a live taping of Tippett’s On Being podcast.

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GRAM Announces Participation in National Internship Programs for Underrepresented Students

Submitted 02-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

Summer 2020 Steelcase Fellowship and AAMD Undergraduate Internships foster career experience in the arts and cultural sector

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Meijer Gardens' 25th Annual Butterfly Exhibition Explores an Era of Discovery and Highlights the Story of the Wardian Case

Submitted 01-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

Thousands of butterflies fly freely in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory March 1 through April 30.

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'A New State of Matter: Contemporary Glass' Opens at GRAM Jan 25

Submitted 01-09-2020 under NONPROFITS

The exhibition features glass sculpture and installations by 19 local, national, and international artists

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