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Concerts Under the Stars return to Grand Rapids Public Museum's planetarium

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Submitted 12-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Back by popular demand, the Grand Rapids Public Museum excitedly announces that "Concerts Under the Stars" are returning for 2019!    Concert-goers will enjoy a fully immersive experience of audio and visuals in the museum...

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

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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 Museum offers behind scenes look at fashion collection in special pop-up experience

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Submitted 05-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that it will showcase pieces from its Fashion Collection in a special pop-up experience this weekend only -  Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2! This pop up experience, will showcase the...

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"Be the Astronaut" opens at Grand Rapids Public Museum this June

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Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is bringing a special summer exhibit to Grand Rapids! Be the Astronaut will open on June 16, teaching the concepts, challenges and excitement of spaceflight! Visitors get to become astronauts as they take command of...

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Second annual River City Water Festival to celebrate Grand River

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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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Catalyst Radio: GRPM unveils Discovery of King Tut exhibit, featuring interactive media

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Submitted 05-26-2015 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 feature a new exhibit that has just opened at Grand Rapids Public Museum, called “The Discovery of King Tut...

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Vintage charm lights up Jefferson Avenue

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-23-2014 under NEWS

Jefferson Avenue is currently decorated with vintage Christmas lights and ornamentation with a nostalgic charm. From Fulton to State Street, trees lining Jefferson Avenue are strung with the large opaque bulb lighting. Lamp posts are adorned with...

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Local history buff launches Tour GR, gains traction

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Meet Jim Winslow, local graphic designer, photographer and history enthusiast. For the past three years he has been leading walking tours throughout the city and just this past June he launched Tour GR. Since then, he has done as many as 60 tours,...

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

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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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Catalyst Radio: Mighty Wurlitzer concert series welcomes home former owner of local Pizza and Pipes

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Submitted 10-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the episode and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW (12:44) The Mighty Wurlitzer. Imagine the typical pipe organ with its four keyboards, played by both toes and fingers, plus wooden blocks, a xylophone,...

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