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iBall 2019

by (wmcat)

Submitted 01-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology will host iBall 2019 and share the community’s commitment to WMCAT’s collective work to provide equitable access to opportunity. iBall 2019 will transform the exciting downtown venue, 20...

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Connecting Our Stories, Connecting Our Power: Grand Rapids previews 2019 neighborhood summit

by (MaverickLaw)

Submitted 10-23-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Reclaiming narratives is essential in healing generations of systemic oppression and shared trauma. Sharing our stories not only builds unity and power; it also allows us to co-create community. Imagine relocating to a community where residents,...

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Black holes, gravity waves expert to give free presentation in Grand Rapids

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 10-02-2018 under NONPROFITS

Presenting The Densest Matter in the Universe, Dr. Edward Brown will explain how recent discoveries in neutron stars and black holes have ushered in a new era of multi-messenger astronomy involving light, neutrinos and gravity waves....

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Public invited to open house highlighting public transit service improvements along Michigan Street corridor

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 07-25-2018 under NEWS

The public is invited to join community, business and civic leaders at an open house Monday, July 30, to learn details about the Aug. 27 launch of plans to significantly improve the Interurban Transit Partnership (“The Rapid”) Route 19...

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WYCE partners with GRAM to bring 10th year of free Thursday night concerts

by (WYCE)

Submitted 07-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

88.1FM WYCE is a media sponsor and booking partner for GRAM on The Green Concert series Thursday evenings in July and August GRAM on the Green with WYCE offers free live music from Michigan music artists. Back for the 10th year, WYCE has curated the...

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Tuesday Evening Music Club begins July 3 at Frederik Meijer Gardens

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

Tuesday Evening Music Club is a family-friendly approach to exploring the Michigan music scene. Legendary local musician Ralston Bowles puts together a line-up of acts that explore varying genres to showcase the talent that deserves an outdoor...

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Beethoven's mighty Ninth Symphony, plus world premiere, bring Grand Rapids Symphony's season to thrilling conclusion

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 05-22-2018 under OPINION

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is one of the crowing achievements of Western culture. The music, some of Beethoven’s best, stands on its own. Its message that all of humanity is a brotherhood elevates it to a whole new level. In 1989,...

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Grand Rapids City Commission holds forum to involve public opinion on City Manager candidates

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 02-06-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The finalists for the race of Grand Rapids city manager got together on Monday, February 5 in the Wealthy Theatre for a forum open to the public in order to answer questions on different issues relating to serving as city manager of Grand Rapids....

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Grand Rapids welcomes the Lunar New Year with fun, festivities

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 02-05-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

If you thought a glittery ball drop and a countdown to midnight complete with bubbly and kisses was an exciting way to ring in the New Year, prepare yourself for something even more exhilarating. Firecrackers, festive food, cultural performances,...

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Junior Achievement Girls' Dream Fair looks to inspire hundreds of middle schoolers

by (juniorachievementmgl)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

We have a growing nationwide STEM gender gap. Consider the following There has been a steep decline in the number of female graduates with computer science degrees over the past three decades. National surveys find that nearly two-thirds of...

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