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Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart blasts concertgoers into deep space

Submitted 07-27-2012 under OPINION

Mickey Hart uses sound gathered from celestial events like the big bang, black holes, and orbiting planets to form the backbone of an incredible musical experience at the Intersection.


In the battle for pad thai dominance, Angel's reigns supreme

Submitted 07-20-2012 under OPINION

In this food tasting experiment, three different chicken pad thai dishes from three downtown restaurants were tried. Several categories featuring common elements of each dish were created to judge the differences between each resaturant.


Romanian immigrant's memoir describes totalitarianism through a child's eyes

Submitted 07-10-2012 under NEWS

Immigrant Carmen Bugan describes her life as the child of a Romanian dissident.


Arrr, Matey! The GAAH Press Club reviews "Treasure Island"

Submitted 07-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club reviews "Treasure Island," performed in the Circle Theatre at Aquinas College.


Great music overflows the streets at Founders Fest

Submitted 06-26-2012 under OPINION

On a day filled with perfect weather, a variety of delicious Founders beer and local food, the clear standout was the music at Founders Fest. Highlights included That 1 Guy, Ultraviolet Hippopotamus, and Soulive.


Cabin Time 2: Bogus Lake is more than just an art show

Submitted 06-25-2012 under OPINION

From photography and drawings to hand made backgammon boards, Cabin Time: Bogus Lake brings a strong sense of community to their art show at Nice Gallery.


That 1 Guy to bring heavy dose of weird to your venue

Submitted 06-20-2012 under OPINION

Stylistically floating somewhere between Tom Waits, Les Claypool and Dr. Seuss, That 1 Guy is a one of a kind act whose live performance shouldn't be missed.


Chinese proverbs, sayings come alive thanks to Calvin profs

Submitted 06-18-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Calvin College profs translate and explain many Chinese proverbs and sayings.


Film at UICA exposes unheard story of Pruitt-Igoe

Submitted 06-14-2012 under OPINION

A documentary which seeks to debunk popular beliefs about the Pruitt-Igoe, “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth” is a wonderfully composed, yet troubling glimpse of life the inside government housing projects.


A day at the Museum with the GAAH Press Club

Submitted 04-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club visited the Grand Rapids Public Museum for the "Museum Free 4 All."