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Butterflies are blooming this spring at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-20-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The butterflies are blooming this spring at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. With over 50 species of butterflies from Asia, Africa and Central and South America hundreds of butterflies can be seen daily taking flight around the...

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Have breakfast with Santa at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 11-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will once again be hosting Breakfast with Santa for families this December. The program offers a special opportunity for families to enjoy a holiday breakfast, as well as take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus...

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"Coming Home" exhibition shared at UICA now through February

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 12-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

This season at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA), a series called "Coming Home" features a diverse group of Michigan artists focusing on exploratory development, comings and goings, seasonal changes and the importance of...

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Cartoonists of Grand Rapids Exhibit

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-14-2015 under

Learn about cartoonists from Grand Rapids and their work in this new exhibit drawn from the Grand Rapids History and Special Collections Department. View biographies and artwork from Ray Barnes, Kreigh Collins, Jaro Hess, Orville Bulman and Gertrude...

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Catalyst Radio: DisArt Festival takes over downtown, with nation's largest disability arts event

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW  In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight the inaugural DisArt Festival that begins today, April 10, in downtown Grand Rapids.  As the...

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Catalyst Radio: Real Pirates exhibit at GRPM displays actual artifacts from 300 years ago

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we take a preview look at the Grand Rapids Public Museum exhibit Real Pirates. Real Pirates tells the true story of...

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Exhibit: Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence: Oman’s Message of Islam

by (grpl)

Submitted 10-16-2014 under

This exhibit provides insights into the role of religion in the daily life in Oman. Islam in Oman is linked among the various religious factions in the country and it helps safeguard cultural identity in these times of great change. This exhibition...

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"Hard Femme" art exhibit to examine gender issues

by (empichot)

Submitted 08-07-2013 under NEWS

"Hard femme is femme’s iron-pumpin', boot-wearin', always sneerin' cousin," says Miranda Sharp, curator of the exhibit. "Hard femme is tough, DIY, takin' care of business, down 'n dirty and no-bullshit. Hard...

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"Lost and Found:" curious green artist makes art from trash

by (empichot)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under NEWS

If you happen to be reading this at midnight, Tia Wierenga is probably just finishing up work at the Gerald Ford Airport. She works there six days out of the week from 6 p.m. to midnight lifting heavy boxes and containers into the planes in the...

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UICA Creates Mini-Golf Course For LaughFest

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will feature 19 unique and inventive mini-golf holes created by regional and national artists, from March 5 to 31. This mini-golf course was organized in cooperation with LaughFest, a “festival of...

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