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Meet Civic Investor Tami VandenBerg: Passionate advocate for access to housing

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 04-14-2017 under VOICES

Tami VandenBerg is co-owner of the Meanwhile and Pyramid Scheme and part-time director of Well House. Well House is a nonprofit that provides low-cost rooms for rent and places a priority on people that cannot access other housing for people that...

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Explore the Galaxy of GR Scavenger Hunt

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-13-2016 under

Are you ready for the most out-of-this-world scavenger hunt? On this hunt inspired by The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and our city, you and your team of up to 6 people go head to head with other teams as you strive to solve missions in the...

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Tribute concert to celebrate life of David Bowie

by (JordanSchulte)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

The Pyramid Scheme (68 Commerce Ave SW) is honoring David Bowie with a night of fun featuring five bands playing five Bowie songs each, as well as Bowie trivia, a costume contest, raffle, silent auction, Bowie-inspired face painting and karaoke. The...

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61Syx Street Dance Academy presents dance battle at Pyramid Scheme

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 12-15-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Students of the 61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy have been training and practicing for an age based dance battle, featuring 1 vs 1 dance offs from students as young as four years of age. This Saturday, December 19 from 11 a.m - 3:30 p.m. the...

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FLINT EASTWOOD + Valley Hush || The Pyramid Scheme 12/4

by (Drew Drialo)

Submitted 12-01-2015 under

"Even if you're standing at the back of the room, Jax Anderson is still singing to you.   In fact, the singer and songwriter behind the big-buzz local pop outfit Flint Eastwood has, starting from her breakout on the Detroit scene back...

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VALENTIGER Album Release Party

by (brentshirey)

Submitted 07-10-2014 under

SAT July 12 2014The Pyramid Scheme {link} 68 Commerce SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 21+, START:8PM ///// END: 11:55PM   There are four acts: Nathan K (acoustic solo act - also releasing an album) The Handgrenades (from Detroit - awesome...

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Being Kevin Barnes

by (katiejones)

Submitted 05-15-2014 under NEWS

It's the eve of the feverishly anticipated, sold-out of Montreal show at the Pyramid Scheme, and they're here with their newest album: "Lousy With Sylvianbriar." Here front man Kevin Barnes talks authenticity, 24-track tape...

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Meet civic investor Tami VandenBerg: Investing in the other

by (Holly)

Submitted 04-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Tami VandenBerg, executive director of Well House, went to church one Sunday morning at age 5, heard a missionary tell about the conditions people in Africa were living in and saw the pictures he had to share of the work he was doing. Her mother...

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Fashion forward: Grand Rapids Film Festival to showcase student work

by (Meg Jewell)

Submitted 03-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Film Festival (GRFF) is excited to host the first ever Fashion for Film Showcase on Thursday April 10, 7–9 pm at downtown Grand Rapids venue, the Pyramid Scheme. Bernadine Vida, world renowned costume and fashion designer, has...

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Catalyst Radio: LadyFestGR expanding women-focused workshops, entertainment

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-14-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is LadyFestGR – a celebration of women in the local community, through workshops and a diverse array of...

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