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Two of the world's most accomplished and innovative banjo artists, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, return to St. Cecilia Music Center February 9

Submitted 01-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

"As musicians and as songwriters, Fleck and Washburn are predisposed to embrace the entire world — its sounds and its occupants alike. Their latest album, Echo in the Valley, ties the many threads of their interests into a work that dazzles without sacrificing a shred of approachability”- NPR Music

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Katie Kalisz: A Quiet Woman's Clarity

Submitted 01-29-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Local poet and GRCC professor Katie Kalisz will read from her just-released first book of poems, Quiet Woman, on February 21 at 6:30pm, at the Grand Rapids Community College Library. The reading is free and open to the public.

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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents The Seagull

Submitted 01-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents a new version of Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull from February 14–17 at Dog Story Theatre

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Should Your Death Look Like?

Submitted 01-28-2019 under OPINION

How much say should you, as an individual, have on what your death looks like? In other words, if our faiths have set prayers, traditions, “rules”, etc., is there any reason to plan on what you want your death to look like? Whom you want there? What you want said?

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In Season: January 26, 2019

Submitted 01-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

It's (finally) a winter wonderland + we'll have our snow shoveled, warm coffee + cocoa, and a diverse selection of over 20 vendors for your local shopping convenience tomorrow! We are incredibly grateful for our vendors commitment to our Market + the community that supports us year round.

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GR Pops welcomes trumpeter Byron Stripling for a blast of ragtime, blues and 'all that jazz' Friday through Sunday

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, B.B. King and Muddy Waters comes to Grand Rapids Pops stage with trumpeter Byron Stripling, Jan. 25-27

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Grand Rapids Art Museum and Children's Museum Waive Admission Costs for Furloughed Federal Employees

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Effective today, the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and Grand Rapids Children’s Museum (GRCM) will join a growing list of institutions across the nation in offering free admission for furloughed federal employees and their families during the U.S. government shutdown.

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iBall 2019

Submitted 01-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

WMCAT's iBall 2019 to Highlight Honorees for Imagination, Innovation and Inspiration

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The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts Offers Affected Federal Employees and Contractors Free Gallery Admission During Shutdown

Submitted 01-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

From now through the end of the partial government shutdown, UICA is offering free gallery admission for affected government employees and up to four family members.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How do you know that the immortal soul exists?

Submitted 01-22-2019 under OPINION

Do all of you believe that everyone has an immortal soul? Why do you believe the soul exists if it cannot be seen or heard?

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