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Calvin Center for Faith & Writing debuts a short, no-cost film of Bridge to Terabithia author Katherine Paterson, featuring kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center

Submitted 05-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Calvin Center for Faith & Writing is debuting a short, no-cost film about Katherine Paterson, with kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC), and librarian and author Travis Jonker.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

Submitted 03-18-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

City of Grand Rapids suspends walk-in traffic at City Hall and other departmental buildings, Kent County Clerk suspends in-person transactions, Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event, and more statements from local organizations issued March 17-18, 2020.

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St. Cecilia Music Center's Concert with GRAMMY® Award Winning Marc Cohn has been Postposed

Submitted 03-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

A new date for St. Cecilia Music Center's Marc Cohn Concert has been scheduled for September 2020 and the exact date will be announced soon.

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Still Scary After All These Years: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Broadway Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-12-2020 under OPINION

Cody Garcia shines as the candy man in the national tour.

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Local Pantry is Investing in Local Agriculture

Submitted 03-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

UCOM has invested over $46,000 in locally grown food since July 2017

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Award-winning writers Krista Tippett, host of ON BEING podcast, and novelist Min Jin Lee in Grand Rapids this Spring for the 30th Anniversary Festival of Faith & Writing

Submitted 02-25-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Festival of Faith & Writing’s 30th anniversary celebration, April 16-18, 2020 in Grand Rapids, will include Krista Tippett interviewing Min Jin Lee for a live taping of Tippett’s On Being podcast.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Jazz Series features Jazz at its finest on March 5 with Grammy Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Luciana Souza

Submitted 02-23-2020 under NONPROFITS

Luciana Souza's performances transcends traditional boundaries around musical styles, offering solid roots in jazz, sophisticated lineage in world music, and an enlightened approach to new music.

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Meijer Gardens' 25th Annual Butterfly Exhibition Explores an Era of Discovery and Highlights the Story of the Wardian Case

Submitted 01-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

Thousands of butterflies fly freely in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory March 1 through April 30.

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GRAMMY(r) Award Winning Bluegrass Band The Infamous Stringdusters to make their debut appearance in West Michigan on February 6 at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 01-16-2020 under NONPROFITS

The GRAMMY® Award-winning Bluegrass Band The Infamous Stringdusters will bring new heights to the Royce Auditorium stage with their high energy, expressive blend of All-American bluegrass combined with heartfelt lyrics and strands of rock, jazz, funk, country and more.

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings back the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on Thursday, January 23 performing a program entitled French Enchantment featuring inspiring works by Saint-Saëns, Fauré and Ravel

Submitted 01-14-2020 under NONPROFITS

“French Enchantment” begins and ends with early works by Saint-Saëns and Fauré that recreate the elegant atmosphere of 19-century Parisian salons.

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