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UICA screening 2013 Oscar shorts

Submitted 02-14-2013 under OPINION

The UICA is screening the 2013 Oscar nominees for best live action short, best animated short, and best short documentary


Ready. Set. Art.Downtown.

Submitted 02-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Art.Downtown. registration is now open for volunteers, artists, curators and documenters! Meetings have begun, artists as entrepreneurs classes start this week, everyone is invited to the table.


Dance On! 2013 plans to provide day of fun for great cause

Submitted 02-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

The upcoming Dance On! 2013 fundraising event for Arts in Motion Studio will be a chance to get moving, enjoy some great company, and support a wonderful cause.


The Spirituality of the Beatles

Submitted 02-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood and Charles Honey will join forces on two consecutive Wednesday evenings in February to offer a program for lovers of music, spirituality, hope and wonder.


Beware of Mr. Baker comes to UICA

Submitted 02-07-2013 under OPINION

A new rock documentary about Ginger Baker, the drummer who forever changed rock and roll, opens at the UICA Friday, Feb. 8.


Griffins, Sled Wings meet Feb. 12 for 8th annual sled hockey game

Submitted 02-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Annual sled hockey event, which benefits the Grand Rapids Sled Wings, is a favorite of Griffins and Sled Wings players.


West Michigan Indie goes country with Kris Hitchcock

Submitted 02-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Country singer/songwriter hangs out with WMI.


Mangiamo to hold area snowman building contest

Submitted 02-04-2013 under NEWS

Mangiamo, Gilmore Collection's Italian Restaurant, is holding an area snowman building contest.


Reds on the River fights hunger during Ice Festival

Submitted 02-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

As Grand Rapids' ice gurus transform Rockford, one restaurant supports food bank.


Picturesque gets colorful with Black and White

Submitted 02-01-2013 under OPINION

This month, the Picturesque gallery "Black and White" encourages you to get creative about capturing the colorful world around you.