Red Cross Measles Initiative Throws Globally Conscious Dance Party

Submitted 03-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

The American Red Cross Measles Initiative, Citizenshirt, and local literary newcomer The Litribune Magazine are teaming up to entertain and educate the masses with “Dance Party: More Music & Movement.”  Organized by a staff of dedicated...

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Park Place or bust : Monopoly Game Tournament for Camp O'Malley

Submitted 03-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

Do not pass GO, do not collect $200 dollars. This is the dreaded Monopoly game phrase that would upset any game-player. We’ve all heard these words before and felt the longing of collecting the $200 we deserve.   Now...

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For life, love and the pursuit of the ever elusive rutabaga.

Submitted 03-25-2010 under OPINION

Here is Word on the Street for March 24, 2010 WEDNESDAY!Every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30pm, Bar Divani hosts a wine social. These socials are a gathering of people who share a love of wine, expand (or begin) their wine knowledge and also to taste...

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Finale of Legacy 2010: "Climbing the hill: 150 years of women physicians in Grand Rapids" March 31 reception

Submitted 03-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Join the community in a reception next week welcoming Dr. Marsha D. Rappley, dean of Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine, to Grand Rapids for the final event in a month-long series of activities celebrating Women's History...

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Trip the Light : Never an event like this before

Submitted 03-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers, an arts organization encouraging local art, and Dance in the Annex (DITA), a contemporary dance collaborative, are hosting the premiere of something completely unique in Grand Rapids: Trip The Light 04.14.10 at Wealthy Theatre, doors at...

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Land of Riches – Art.Downtown. and beyond

Submitted 03-22-2010 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum has partnered with Paul Amenta, originator and former director of Activesite to bring a new vision to the former Public Museum site at 54 Jefferson. The building, having stood vacant for well over a decade, will once...

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Art.Downtown.2.0

Submitted 03-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

 Over three hundred artists, twenty five venues, two trolleys and one big heaping dollop of fun on Friday April 16th from 6 to 11pm. Now in its eight year, and the second under the Art.Downtown. moniker, the event continues to expand and...

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NORTH FACE - UICA Films review

Submitted 03-19-2010 under OPINION

 North Face is a drama based on real events prior to the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Two renowned mountain climbers,  Andreas Hinterstoisser and Toni Kurz, are reluctantly spurred into tackling the Eiger, “the last great problem of the...

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GR Comics Roundtable explores possibilities comics can provide

Submitted 03-19-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

When Matthew Reidsma left Boston to move to Grand Rapids, he didn't expect to find another comics round table like the one he enjoyed  while living in Boston, nor did he expect to start one in Grand Rapids. Then he met fellow comic artist Drew...

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Moving and Shakin'.... All over Town...

Submitted 03-19-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

  Weekends are for the fun of it… for the joy… for chillin… and for…busting a move? Seriously, this weekend there are TONS of dance related events I didn’t event nic the iceberg of dance so if you don’t find something you like here just keep...

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