Día de los Muertos: New Exhibition Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 07-19-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

What is Día de los Muertos? Día de los Muertos, known in English as “The Day of the Dead,” is a Mexican holiday centered on remembering those who have passed on and reuniting the living with their deceased loved ones. The origins of the...

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Local children's book author leads 250-mile bike ride to Chicago

by (saradipity)

Submitted 05-18-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

With internet, television, smart phones and the numerous other electronic distractions, today’s youth are becoming more and more apathetic to the idea of enacting big ideas. Local children’s book author Sue Stauffacher set out on a five...

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Observations from Block by Block, a community news summit

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 09-28-2010 under OPINION

From Rapidian staff: Last Thursday, I pinwheeled through the freeways separating our city from that tall bold slugger known as Chicago. It was the first Block by Block summit (BxB), a conference organized by Michele McClellan of the Reynolds...

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Public Invited to 14th Annual DIA Events

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 06-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) is sponsoring two inspiring and life-changing events that are part of the DIA's 14th Annual Gathering of Dominican Artists: 1) A retreat for artists and those who appreciate art;...

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Grand Rapids Flaunts Variety With Super Happy Funtime Burlesque

by (drewsa9)

Submitted 09-18-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Is Grand Rapids prepared to strip down to the bare essentials? Ready or not, the Grand Rapids art scene has grown to include revealing the unclothed human body paired with provocative social and political commentary. Residents of West Michigan...

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