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Ways to engage with Asian American culture in Grand Rapids

by (Jennalyn Stull)

Submitted 11-02-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids is home to many experiences, though one of the most prominent is that of the Asian American experience. As early as the 70s, Grand Rapids has been growing a steady Asian population, and today, people identifying as Asian make up more...

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Attention Foodies: 2019 Festival of the Arts Food Booth Applications Now Open

by (ric72528)

Submitted 10-11-2018 under NONPROFITS

Planning for Festival of the Arts’ 50th year is officially underway, and now is the time to submit applications for food booths for 2019. Interested parties should visit festivalgr.org and complete the application electronically or print and...

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GRandJazzFest seeks volunteers

by (GRandJazzFest)

Submitted 07-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

GRandJazzFest presented by the DTE Energy Foundation seeks volunteers to help at the festival August 18-19, 2018 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. “It’s about building community, meeting new people, and making new friends,...

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Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

The ninth annual Grand River Water Festival, an educational and musical event centered around the appreciation of water and its necessity to our lives, will take place this Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Riverside Park. The event will feature...

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Inaugural Three Stacks Music Festival to be held in Lansing Saturday

by (matt0berski)

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NEWS

Only four weeks after Fusion Shows hosted their fourteenth annual music festival BLED FEST in Howell, the Michigan-based concert promotion company will be putting on a new festival for the first time. Three Stacks Music Festival is set to take place...

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Photo Gallery: Asian-Pacific Week Festival

by (jproth1)

Submitted 06-14-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The second annual Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival 2018 showcased the rich cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The numerous cultural demonstrations, performances, and vendors provided a fun and engaging time for the entire family. Food...

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2018 Festival of the Arts celebrates rich tradition and new additions

by (ric72528)

Submitted 05-31-2018 under NONPROFITS

Organizers and volunteers are working hard to prepare for the 49th annual Festival of the Arts taking place on June 1, 2 and 3 in downtown Grand Rapids. Check out the 2018 program, lineup of food booths, performance schedule and map to plan your...

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GRandJazzFest offers eclectic lineup for 2018 event at Rosa Parks Circle

by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

If you like variety in your jazz, bring a lawn chair down to Grand Rapids’ Rosa Parks Circle Aug. 18-19 and kick back. GRandJazzFest presented by the DTE Energy Foundation has announced the performance lineup for its seventh annual music...

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Lass Laugh Comedy Festival makes its debut this month

by (brittany.devon)

Submitted 05-03-2018 under NEWS

Lass Laugh Comedy Festival is coming to Dog Story Theater this May. Organized by Kristin Hirsch and Amy Gascon, Lass Laugh is a women's comedy festival making its debut with a full weekend to kick off the talents of women in comedy. A fantastic...

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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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