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Ways to engage with Asian American culture in Grand Rapids

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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Journalism in the age of ArtPrize

Submitted 11-01-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Ellie Williams, contributing writer for Chron, defines a journalist as someone who "educate[s] the public about events and issues and how they affect their lives." There are always new events and happenings in the Grand Rapids area for...

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Creston Vibes: Not your average open mic night

Submitted 10-26-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Tired of the same kinds of open-mic nights? Stuck on an idea of what to share on the mic? Then consider Creston Vibes, a bi-monthly event that's unlike any other open mic series. Creston Vibes: Open Sessions at Creston Brewery allows...

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Seven things to do this fall in Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-25-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Fall has finally made its debut in the Grand Rapids area despite the random 80-degree days over the past few weeks. To many, who are new to the area it can be easy to see Grand Rapids as another concrete jungle with little to offer for nature and...

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International film festival Thriller! Chiller! brings independent action, sci-fi, horror and more to Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 10-23-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

With Halloween around the corner scary movies are back in season! If you are unsure of what to watch the Thriller! Chiller! international fantastic film festival is back at Wealthy Theatre October 23rd through the 27th. The film festival kicks off...

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WYCE celebrates programmers: Deisy Madrigal

Submitted 10-19-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

WYCE is a listener supported, volunteer powered, community radio station. Our organizational mission is "Building Community through Media,” and we take that seriously. Programmer: Deisy Madrigal What are your work/volunteer/hobbies? I...

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WYCE celebrates programmers: Nancy Gallardo "Nanc"

Submitted 10-18-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

WYCE is a listener supported, volunteer powered, community radio station. Our organizational mission is "Building Community through Media,” and we take that seriously. Programmer: Nancy Gallardo (“Nanc”) What are your work/...

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WYCE celebrates programmers: Jennifer WolfSchwallie ("JWo")

Submitted 10-17-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

WYCE is a listener supported, volunteer powered, community radio station. Our organizational mission is "Building Community through Media,” and we take that seriously. Programmer: Jennifer WolfSchwallie (“J Wo”) What are your...

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'Wild Sweet Love' to usher in Sofranko-Era at Grand Rapids Ballet

Submitted 10-16-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

For Grand Rapids Ballet’s season opening program, the first under new artistic director James Sofranko, the company will present Wild Sweet Love, October 19-21 at GRB’s ’ Peter Martin Wege Theatre. The diverse program including...

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WYCE celebrates programmers: Lee

Submitted 10-16-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

WYCE is a listener supported, volunteer powered, community radio station. Our organizational mission is "Building Community through Media,” and we take that seriously. Programmer: Janet  Zahn (“Lee”) What are your work/...

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