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Ethics and Religion Talk: What if the Worship Leader Dresses Gay?, part 1

Submitted 10-29-2019 under OPINION

Jose writes, “I’m a passionate student of the word. I’ve recently encountered a young man in church who leads worship. His attire and mannerism disconcert me. Those who do not know this young man personally will label him as gay.

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Culinary Conversations series returns with "Bootstrapping your Business" event for food startups

Submitted 10-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

On November 6, Culinary Conversations returns with a MeetUp panel discussion for food entrepreneurs. The free event features four successful industry entrepreneurs and experts, discussing strategies to access capital and funding to make startups work on a tight budget.

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Architecture Association Names 2019 Award Winners

Submitted 10-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Chapter of the American Institute of Architects celebrated several Architects, Firms and Projects and individual Honorees last week during its annual Honor Awards Celebration.

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Actors’ Theatre Grand Rapids Provides Michigan Premiere of Gloria

Submitted 10-22-2019 under OPINION

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' play presents a bleak, funny-sad view of modern life.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Help! I Didn't Know About the Potluck!

Submitted 10-21-2019 under OPINION

Saul asks, “There was a potluck today and I brought a lunch because I didn't know about it. Somebody asked me why I didn't grab any food and and I explained what I just described. Is it rude to eat food at a potluck when you haven't brought anything to share?”

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Firebird Soars

Submitted 10-19-2019 under OPINION

Firebird offers broad view of ballet as art form and demonstrates the strengths of Grand Rapids Ballet.

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In Season: October 19, 2019

Submitted 10-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

Sun is shining on this beautiful, Fall day and we're happy to have 25+ vendors with a vibrant selection of Michigan-grown produce (think squash, pumpkins, gourds, apples, peppers, and tomatoes!), farm products (meat, egg, and dairy), and artisan goods!

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How to Handle Difficult Political Conversations

Submitted 10-16-2019 under OPINION

Jason N. asks, “How can I talk to others about climate change, money in politics, women's health, etc., from a faith perspective to people with faith, but a different political perspective?”

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UICA'S Juana Williams Guest-Curates Grand Rapids Art Museum Exhibition

Submitted 10-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

Relevant features an array of abstract works from GRAM’s Collection

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In Season: October 12, 2019

Submitted 10-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

Come feel the festive, Fall vibes at the Market today! Pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, apples, squash, brussels, peppers, and so many more of your favorite fall fruits + veggies!

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