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Leonard Bernstein protege will lead Grand Rapids Symphony in 100th birthday celebration concert

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth with music from 'West Side Story,' 'Candide' and more in an all-Bernstein concert, Nov. 2-3.

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Navigating the waters of adoption and reunion: What is my story?

Submitted 10-30-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

When our first daughter was born I would stare at her for hours. This was the first blood relative I had ever met. Soon all the same old questions came back. It was time to start my search.

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Madison Square nonprofit urban farm unveils newly reopened community market

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Urban Roots' newly reopened Community Market, a cross between a farm stand, a retail store, and a community cooperative, provides healthy, local (when possible), whole foods to its Madison Square neighbors and the Grand Rapids community.

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Cosplayers, fans to descend upon DeVos Place for Grand Rapids Comic Con

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NEWS

If you are looking for a family friendly event to showcase your artistic skills or favorite costumes, or you just like to explore favorite and new fandoms, then the Grand Rapid Comic Con Costume Contest is for you!

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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents 'As You Like It'

Submitted 10-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will present 'As You Like It' at the Dog Story Theater November 9-18.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Non-Biblical sources of wisdom

Submitted 10-29-2018 under OPINION

Ryan asks, When making any decision, either on ethics, doctrine, theology, etc, what sources would you explore besides your sacred scriptures?

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Creston Vibes: Not your average open mic night

Submitted 10-26-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Creston Vibes, an open mic night at Creston Brewery, is unlike anything else. Held twice a month, each session follows a different theme. From comedy to heartbreaks and hangovers, the energy controls the session.

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Silhouettes celebrate community members' vision

Submitted 10-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Eight paper silhouettes share positive stories in Heartside this fall as an early result of Quality of Life Workgroup recommendations

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In Season: October 26, 2018

Submitted 10-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

We've got a couple dozen vendors here at the Market for your Friday shopping needs! With the emergence of fall food like winter squash, brussels sprout, and sweet potatoes, you have a new opportunity for creating some delicious warming meals + recipes.

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings top Jazz pianist, Grammy Award nominee Kenny Barron to Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will feature one of the top jazz pianists in the world, Kenny Barron and his quintet on November 1, 2018, to celebrate their 135th anniversary season. The Kenny Barron Quintet will perform the second of four Jazz Series concerts in the 2018/2019 season.

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