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The Play That Goes Wrong Kills

Submitted 06-20-2022 under OPINION

In Grand Rapids Circle Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong, dusty convention winningly stumbles.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Do I Know What My Religion Should Be?

Submitted 06-20-2022 under OPINION

Thomas writes, “I was raised Christian but I can't decide what religion to follow. I have read all the belief systems, but I am unsure of what criteria I should use to choose a religion. What advice does your panel have?”

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Casting Light: The Guiding Light Podcast Begins Season 2

Submitted 06-20-2022 under NONPROFITS

What happens when you get a recovering heroin addict, alcoholic, and under-employed social worker together and tell them to record a podcast? You get season two of Casting Light, a podcast from Guiding Light.

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New Exhibitions On View at UICA: Impulsive/Decisive and Coming Home

Submitted 06-17-2022 under NONPROFITS

Two new exhibitions on view with FREE admission through August 13, 2022

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Gas for a Steal or Stealing Gas?

Submitted 06-13-2022 under OPINION

Question: “What do you have to say to the customers who bought gas for five hours for $.45 a gallon, clearly a mistake, without informing the owner of the station. Or to the people who grumbled at Henry DeHart, the customer who told the owner about mistake?

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Ebony Road Players Perform SHEEPDOG by Kevin Artigue at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

Submitted 06-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids’ only Black theatre company is collaborating with the Grand Rapids Art Museum to offer a thought-provoking production, examining the complexity of being police officers in an interracial relationship.

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City Connection: Second Ward Commissioner Joe Jones and City Manager Mark Washington discuss city budget

Submitted 06-06-2022 under NEWS

The pair will discuss the recent public hearings held by the city around the annual budget plan

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Your Messiah the Same as My Messiah?

Submitted 06-06-2022 under OPINION

Thomas W. writes: “I have read about many belief systems and all of them believe in the appearance of some kind of a messiah. Will the messiah represent one particular faith tradition? Could the Messiah that the Jews are waiting on appear from another faith instead?”

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Celebrating Pride: Grand Rapids Gears Up for the 2022 GR Pride Festival

Submitted 06-03-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

As we enter Pride Month, Grand Rapids prepares for the annual GR Pride Festival and other events throughout the city

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What If There Were No Second Amendment

Submitted 05-31-2022 under OPINION

If there were no second amendment and your religious tradition was in charge of the country, what laws, if any, would you pass restricting gun ownership?

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