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Market presented by Avenue for the Arts to be held this Saturday only

Submitted 06-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Come see local and regional art available for purchase, local musicians and recycled materials transformed into pieces of art on Saturday, June 9.


Authors Gary Schmidt and Romeo Ray share advice at Bookfest

Submitted 06-07-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Young adult author Gary Schmidt and poet Romeo Ray captivate the audience with their passion for writing.


Karisa Wilson to kick off Market at noon sharp

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Karisa Wilson will be performing at The Market presented by the Avenue for the Arts June 9 at 12 p.m. at 106 S. Division. Her newest album will be available for purchase - fresh off the press!


YMCA Farmers Market brings education, access to community

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Thursdays from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., the downtown YMCA parking lot transforms into a bustling marketplace with Michigan-grown produce, homemade goods, cooking demonstrations and kids' activities.


In Season - June 2, 2012

Submitted 06-02-2012 under NONPROFITS

Find out what is in season for the week of June 2! New to the market are strawberries, sugar peas, snap peas and tunnel grown squash and zucchini!


Festival of the Arts highlights musicians on four stages

Submitted 05-31-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Festival of the Arts, happening this weekend downtown, hosts a wide variety of music from multiple stages over three days.


Catalyst Radio: 43rd annual Festival of the Arts takes over downtown June 1, 2, 3

Submitted 05-25-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Festival of the Arts offers entertainment, performance, food, kids activies and more in downtown Grand Rapids June 1, 2, 3


Local comedian wins national contest

Submitted 05-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Dave Jones talks about the power of comedy and making Shaq laugh.


A ferocious "County" at Actors' Theatre

Submitted 05-20-2012 under OPINION

A terrific production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play opens in the city.