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Community Updates: Friday, July 28

Submitted 07-28-2023 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids seeks proposals for third set of PBGR community improvement projects; City leaders recognize local winners of Michigan Water Environment Association awards; and more


First Aid Kit Makes Grand Rapids Debut At Meijer Gardens

Submitted 07-25-2023 under OPINION

The band, led by Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg, played a set that began with high energy and ended in transcendence.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Is It OK to Borrow Another Tradition's Spiritual Practices?

Submitted 07-24-2023 under OPINION

How do you all feel about people who belong to a religion other than yours, but "borrow" elements of yours such as rituals, language and spiritual practices in an effort to fulfill their own lives?


Community Updates: Friday, July 21

Submitted 07-21-2023 under NEWS

Investigation into Saturday's fatal shooting continues, 36-year-old victim identified; A Glimpse of Africa Festival to take place in downtown Grand Rapids in August; and more


Groundbreaking Artificial Intelligence 3-Day Screenwriting Workshop and Interactive Writing Exhibition debuts in Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-18-2023 under NONPROFITS

Branch Out Productions and GR-Media Initiative/Film Incubator are hosting a 3-day workshop challenge for 5 writers, who will be coached in how to use AI (Artificial Intelligence) to produce a full screenplay in 3 days. July 23 at 6 pm the public can see the results and participate in a groupwrite.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Does Your Religious Community Feel Under Attack?

Submitted 07-18-2023 under OPINION

How concerned are you about violence being directed at members of your religion at this very fragile time?


Community Updates: Friday, July 14

Submitted 07-14-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapids City Commission meeting draws dozens of residents, activists to City Hall; Kent County Prosecutor, 17th District Court postpone People v. Christopher Schurr trial pending review by Michigan Court of Appeals; and more


Pippin Comes Of Age

Submitted 07-13-2023 under OPINION

Circle Theatre Grand Rapids stages sexy, sincere 1972 musical about finding yourself in others.


Free Summer Concerts Return to Downtown: GRAM on the Green with WYCE 88.1FM

Submitted 07-12-2023 under NONPROFITS

Free outdoor concerts on the Grand Rapids Art Museum Terrace happening July 20, July 27, August 3, and August 10


Jenny Lewis Draws From Rich Catalog At Meijer Gardens Performance

Submitted 07-11-2023 under OPINION

The former Rilo Kiley singer performed her signature brand of country-adjacent music at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park.