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Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities

Annual "Día del Sol" fundraiser celebrates Grandville Avenue community

by (GAAH)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

On June 15, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities will be hosting their annual fundraiser at the Goei Center. Día del Sol, or "Day of the Sun," is the nonprofit’s yearly celebration of the students...

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Four Grand Rapids organizations to host Celebrate! Community Arts Day

by (Artists Creatin...)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, March 28, four Grand Rapids arts organizations will collaborate to bring the 4th annual Celebrate! Community Arts Day at the Grand Rapids Ballet. This free event provides an opportunity for people of all ages to experience dance, music...

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Community meeting hosts break dancers; gives GR residents a chance to have fun while planning

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 01-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

By: Antonio J. - age 14 There will be a community meeting held on Thursday, January 8th from 6:30-8:00pm at Cesar Chavez Elementary school. This meeting will be very different from most ordinary public meetings – at this meeting, there will be...

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Grand Rapids youth review holiday events at John Ball Zoo

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities.  On Saturday, October 25th, the AAPC visited the annual "Zoo Goes Boo" event at John Ball Zoo. Each student...

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Young and mighty Cook Library Scholars excel in second year

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 11-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Sometimes the words “improving literacy” can be just that: words. But words make up stories filled with real kids, real families and real struggles and successes. Some of those stories are embodied in the Cook Library Scholars,...

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ArtPrize examined from a youth perspective

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. On Sunday, September 28 and Friday, October 3, the AAPC visited ArtPrize and each student wrote about what stood out to them...

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Breakdancing group Aerial Tactic finds future through dancing

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 04-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Aerial Tactic is a breakdancing group of boys from Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities’ Cook Arts Center. The boys' school levels range from fifth grade to freshman year of high school. Since forming, the boys have performed in Detroit...

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Cook Library Scholars: A pathway of opportunity

by (GAAH)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

 Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish   Meet two special girls from the Grandville Avenue neighborhood: Rubi and Itza. Rubi is in the second grade at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School (formerly Hall School) where...

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Young journalists honor Andy Angelo legacy

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club was recently renamed the Andy Angelo Press Club in honor of GAAH’s dear friend and longtime board member who passed away last summer. With their newly donned title, the club’s first assignment was to interview Angelo...

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Cub reporters visit Big Sid's Cat Sanctuary

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Giselle, Age 11 The Cub Reporters went to Big Sid’s Sanctuary an Friday February 15th, 2013. They asked many questions like how many cats they have. They have over 125 cats in one building. Some of the cats had ringworm, other cats had feline...

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