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Catalyst Radio: Local music event a benefit for Girls Rock GR music camp

Submitted 03-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Bare – local musicians performing without their instruments – is an a cappella event beginning tomorrow evening at 8 p.m. at Stone House Recording located at Sixth and Front streets.


Cub reporters review Fiddler on the Roof

Submitted 03-28-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Cub Reporters Press Club visited the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre to experience a live preformance of Fiddler on the Roof.


Con Artist Crew to host Start Garden experiment at "We Own The Night"

Submitted 03-27-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Con Artist Crew's 2nd annual "We Own the Night" will be doubling as a test for their Start Garden hypothesis, which includes an integration of their mobile web app. They have also started an Indiegogo project for an art trip to Guadalajara, Mexico.


Community radio draws to end of drive for community support

Submitted 03-22-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The greatest little radio station on the planet is having a fund raiser, and it ends today. 88.1 FM supports local musicians, is volunteer-powered, listener sponsored, community radio.


WMI sits down with the awesome Kate Nash

Submitted 03-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI and The Crane Wives hang out with British singer/songwriter Kate Nash.


Activists perform in That Takes Ovaries! this weekend

Submitted 03-19-2013 under NONPROFITS

GVSU Women's Center presents second annual performance of That Takes Ovaries! this weekend


Urban Herd fights hunger

Submitted 03-13-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, March 11, Gazelle Sports and Trillium Haven held a 5K to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan.


National Book Award winner Jaimy Gordon to visit Aquinas College

Submitted 03-12-2013 under NONPROFITS

Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series welcomes National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon to campus on Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.


WMI gets real with Stepdad

Submitted 03-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI gets down to the bottom of things with Stepdad


Catalyst Radio: KDL establishes new Local Indie collection, supporting West Michigan talent

Submitted 03-08-2013 under NEWS

Nearly 200 items already populate Kent District Library’s Local Indie collection at two branch locations, but KDL hopes to grow the new special sections and is seeking more donations of locally self-published or independently published books and music.