Building Connection, Sharing Stories, and Measuring It

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 04-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

"The more things we can put in people's hands that give them ways to amplify their own voices and communicate with their community, the better off we all are” says Jessica Mulcahy, Director of Success...

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Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace returns, providing platform for artists, artisans, entrepreneurs

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-16-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Beginning next weekend and continuing through the summer, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market welcomes back their second year of the Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace for entrepreneurs, artisans and artists. The Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace focuses solely...

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Local clubhouse supporting people with mental illness hosts annual craft show

by (Sheldon House)

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS

India Knight, a member of Sheldon House, knows what living with mental illness is like. She lives with bipolar disorder and “has weathered many storms.” When she was first diagnosed, she said she was in denial. She did not want to...

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Local First Street Party

by (Local First)

Submitted 04-14-2016 under

The Local First Street Party, presented by Founders Brewing Co., is returning for its 13th year. Get ready to dance, eat, drink, listen, and create at this celebration of local food, music, and beer. This year will feature a wide array of talented...

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Cookie Walk & Christmas Delites

by (holyspiritbelmont)

Submitted 10-29-2015 under

Holy Spirit Episcopal Church is holding its annual Cookie Walk and Christmas Delites sale on Saturday, November 14 from 9 am to 3 pm.  The church is located at 1200 Post Drive NE in Belmont (corner of Post and Pine Island drives).  ...

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ArtPrize grows to include stage, screen, hands-on experiences

by (averym92)

Submitted 09-23-2015 under NEWS

ArtPrize is hosting new events this year as it continues to grow and evolve. As it draws in more artists and visitors, ArtPrize has also been growing to include more than just visual aspects of art and teaming up with events that are already a part...

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An Animal Adventure During Your Spring Break "Staycation"

by (Grand Rapids Ballet)

Submitted 04-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Ballet School’s Junior Company and PNC Bank are presenting an entertaining $5 performance featuring an indoor parade of lions, elephants, swans, and more! On April 7-9, “Carnival of the Animals” will transform the...

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Eastown resident to host annual arts and crafts open house

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-17-2013 under NEWS

On December 20 and 21 Sierra Cole will open her Eastown home up to holiday shoppers for her final open house of the holiday season. Cole is a fiber artist that works with wool to create hats and handbags and has recently collaborated with local...

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Atomic Hoop Troupe to perform in "A Lot of Art"

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 08-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

In the words of Doris Humphrey, “There are times when the simple dignity of movement can fulfill the function of a volume of words.” Local entrepreneur Audria Larsen would tell you there’s no better way to explore movement than...

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Catalyst Radio: Barnstormer! music event Aug. 24-25 to raise funds for Thrive

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-10-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Grand Rapids refugee support program Thrive is the beneficiary of an upcoming weekend-long musical event. Called Barnstormer!, the Aug. 24-25...

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