Fifth annual jazz festival coming to Rosa Parks Circle

by (GRandJazzFest)

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Jazz has been called “the art of expression set to music” and “the great American art form.” Experience the art of jazz in all its forms and genres this weekend, August 20 and 21, at the fifth annual GRandJazzFest presented...

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Grand Rapids Zine Fest to showcase work of 60 local self-publishers

by (daniellealexander)

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS

Get ready, writers, artists, self-publishers, and those that love all things handmade…the 4th Annual Grand Rapids Zine Fest (GRZF) is taking place this weekend, and the event is shaping up to be the biggest and best one yet. For those that...

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Eastown's Bizarre Bazaar expands, hosts more vendors

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 06-21-2016 under NEWS

Ten thousand guests are expected to fill the streets of Eastown this Saturday for the annual Bizarre Bazaar. Hosted by the Eastown Community Association and the Eastown Business Association, Bizarre Bazaar is a handmade, artisan fair that celebrates...

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West Michigan Renaissance Festival

by (westmichiganrenfest)

Submitted 05-05-2016 under

Entertainment list:Comedy Variety ShowsJugglingMagic Fire EatingPuppet ShowsFire DancingBelly DancingChamber MusicIrish/Folk MusicRenaissance MusicCommedia Del ArteWeapon Demonstrations and FightsHuman Chess Match Kids activities:Puppet...

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Local First Street Party

by (PeopleFirstEconomy)

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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LadyfestGR to bring community together in celebration of local women

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 03-22-2016 under NEWS

Saturday April 2nd marks the fifth annual LadyfestGR, hosted in the Heartside Neighborhood. A multifaceted event, those attending can expect to leave with knowledge surrounding buying local food on a budget, equity in neighborhoods, LGBT rights and...

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Second annual River City Water Festival to celebrate Grand River

by (Public Museum)

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NEWS

Groundswell, the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) are excited to partner once again with the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) to bring the second annual River...

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Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) on Saturday, February 6 for the annual Ethnic Heritage Festival. The Festival is a day-long celebration of music, dance, crafts and food representing the various ethnic groups that call West Michigan...

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GRJazzFest returns to downtown Grand Rapids

by (JJ Kaufman)

Submitted 08-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On August 15 and 16, the GRJazzFest will make its fourth annual run at Rosa Parks Circle. West Michigan’s only free weekend-long jazz festival provides an authentic jazz experience while pulling together disparate corners of the community....

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Uptown: Eat Shop Rock continues the fun every Thursday in June

by (Neighborhood Ve...)

Submitted 06-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

We’re now in the third week of this summer’s Eat Shop Rock event; have you been out to see what’s UP in Uptown? If you missed the last two Thursdays, this week it’s time to get into the summer festival celebration mood, for a...

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