Driving Neighborhood Change via "Building Leaders, Building Communities"

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 03-28-2022 under NONPROFITS

“We need leaders everywhere; residents are positioned to make the decisions that impact their lives,” shares Jeremy DeRoo, a longtime student of resident leadership. This month, several Roosevelt Park neighborhood leaders are...

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Building Community Together

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 03-24-2015 under

GR Initiative for Leaders, in partnership with the City of Grand Rapids and GR Forward present the Building Community Together: an exploration of community capacity building event.  This event will take place on Wednesday, April...

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UICA's "Collaboration" invites audience to collaborate with artists

by (Scott Trumbo)

Submitted 08-13-2014 under NEWS

The UICA’s theme for this year's Artprize exhibit is "Collaboration." The exhibit will officially kick off September 13, after their yearly Oddball fundraising event.  "Artprize is when a lot of the city comes and...

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Maker space fosters diversity, continues to encourage cross pollination

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-15-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

On June 28, GR Makers celebrated their official grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The workshop and studio have been operating for the past year at 401 Hall Street suite 125. Now it's official. The maker space has accumulated an...

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Innovation through collaboration: Life at The Factory

by (tiffewigleben)

Submitted 01-14-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The Factory, situated on the fourth floor of 38 Fulton St W (better known as the building that houses San Chez), is an office space. But --not really. "We are a coworking space located in downtown Grand Rapids," shares Annie Klooster...

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Poetry and sculpture collaboration installed for ArtPrize

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-18-2013 under NEWS

This year at ArtPrize one can expect to find a little haven from all the chase enusing art enthusiasm. Right in front of the main entrance of GVSU's Eberhard Center, near the Blue Bridge and at the heart of it all is a quiet place where visitors...

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GRAM GoSite wants your input

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 07-09-2013 under NEWS

The previous café space of the Grand Rapids Art Museum, centrally located at the doorstep of one of the city's most iconic parks, will soon function as a 21st Century hub of information, welcoming visitors and locals alike to gather downtown and...

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Educating children about invasive species

by (Sliderstudents)

Submitted 02-20-2013 under VOICES

Invasive species can  be a very in-depth and challenging topic to take on, even for high school students, let alone for first graders! However, as our lesson ended, we left the classroom confident that these students understood, to an...

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Call For Musicians: Trip The Light 2013

by (DITA)

Submitted 12-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Dance in the Annex (DITA) & ArtPeers invite local composers, musicians and singer-songwriters to submit original pieces of music for TRIP THE LIGHT 2013 (May 11, 2013). Submission deadline for musicians: January 18, 2013. TRIP THE LIGHT...

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"Salmagundi: calm seas" Friday at Wealthy Theatre - live modern dance, music and film

by (DITA)

Submitted 11-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Artists from Ann Arbor to Nebraska are collaborating with their counterparts in Grand Rapids, live on stage at Wealthy Theatre on Friday, for"Salmagundi: calm seas" - the fourth annual fall concert by Dance in the Annex (DITA). This event...

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