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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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Rhiannon Giddens mesmerized sold out audience at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 05-18-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Rhiannon Giddens played to a sold out audience at the St. Cecilia Music center Thursday evening, providing the audience with a very powerful performance focused on the black experience in America.

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Artist feature from UICA: Plant Parenthood

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Plant Parenthood is an Improv Comedy troupe formed in 2015 when the founding members met at Comedy Outlet Mondays, a recurring comedy show at Dog Story Theater.

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New show 'Space School' coming to public museum's planetarium

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium, Space School, will feature astronauts training underwater for working in space.

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Enjoy 'Star Wars' and more at Grand Rapids Pops' concerts of movie music of John Williams, May 11-13

Submitted 05-08-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony ends its 2017-18 Pops Series with a bang with music from five 'Star Wars' films and many more by John Williams

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