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Photo Gallery: Sumo comes to Grand Rapids for Asian-Pacific Festival Week

Submitted 06-14-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The Sake, Sushi and Sumo event took place at the J.W. Marriott on Friday, June 8, 2018.

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Wege Foundation awards Grand Rapids Symphony a $1 million grant for diversity, equity and inclusion

Submitted 06-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

A four-year grant worth more than $1 million will help the Grand Rapids Symphony engage with its entire community

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"A Few Good Men" entertains, tests audiences

Submitted 06-13-2018 under NEWS

The play that inspired the 1992 blockbuster film is on stage at Circle Theatre through Saturday, June 16.

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West Michigan's Loving Day Celebration kicks off today

Submitted 06-11-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Edye Evans Hyde, executive director of Ebony Road Players, is known both locally and beyond for her incomparable musical and theater talents. And this time of year, you will also find her immersed in a series of community events that make up West Michigan’s Loving Day Celebration.

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Imagining a world where love is the way

Submitted 06-05-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

It was a mere 51 years ago that Mildred and Richard Loving, an African American woman and white man, inadvertently and indelibly changed the landscape of love when they fought all the way to the Supreme Court for their right to be married.

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LINC Up's Rock the Block offers engagement, education, entertainment opportunities this Saturday

Submitted 06-05-2018 under NEWS

LINC UP will be hosting their eighth annual Rock the Block festival this Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. at Madison Square. This event will host a myriad of local musicians, artists and food vendors, along with health and wellness booths.

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Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival Week, June 4-9, 2018

Submitted 06-04-2018 under OPINION

Following the success of the 2017 Festival and other related events, including the February 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration, the Grand Rapids Asian Festival team is bringing a whole week of Asian-Pacific-focused activities to the City.

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University Wits presents: 'Jeffrey'

Submitted 06-01-2018 under NONPROFITS

Kicking off Pride Month, local theater company University Wits stages production of LGBTQ comedy "Jeffrey."

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2018 Festival of the Arts celebrates rich tradition and new additions

Submitted 05-31-2018 under NONPROFITS

Organizers and volunteers are working hard to prepare for the 49th annual Festival of the Arts taking place on June 1, 2 and 3 in downtown Grand Rapids.

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St. Cecilia's announces new season of concerts, special events for Women's History Month to celebrate 135th anniversary

Submitted 05-22-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids will begin a new season of music on October 11, 2018 to celebrate their 135-year history as the oldest arts organization in Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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