Legacy Landmarks: New walking tour this Saturday of 16 sites significant in the history of Grand Rapids women

Submitted 03-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

A month-long celebration of Women's History Month continues Saturday, March 6 with a new walking tour of downtown landmark sites significant in the history of Grand Rapids women. This inaugural walk, titled "Legacy Landmarks: Walking with Women Who...

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Red Cross Hosts Military Family Ice Skating Social

Submitted 03-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

The life of a military family can be a difficult one. Many families are forced to spend months apart from their loved ones and it can become stressful. The American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids provides many services to these families all year...

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Celebrate the Legacy of Women's History during a whirlwind of events this March

Submitted 03-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

A look back in history shows West Michigan women have long worn different hats while at work or play. Their lives took them to crowded cigar factories, warm laundry rooms, noisy newsrooms and the spotlight of stages. To celebrate their legacy...

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Grand Rapids artist Pesi and the "1,024 bits of you and me" project

Submitted 03-02-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

   “I'm an artist, designer, dj, geek, paperboy, and general gadfly living in Grand Rapids, Michigan.I make awesome stuff for awesome people. Someday I hope to make a living at it.”    I recently had the chance to meet with Grand...

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Special Viewing of "The Color of Fear"

Submitted 03-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

Join GRACE and PRFC for a special viewing of "The Color of Fear", the award winning race relations documentary! Where: UICA Theatre 41 Sheldon Blvd. SEGrand Rapids, MI 49503click for map When: Monday, March 8, 2010 from 7-9 pm 7-7:30 pm: Wine and...

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UICA: Interview with Mark Pascale

Submitted 02-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Art Institute of Chicago's Mark Pascale discusses contemporary printmaking and UICA's exhibition (S)Edition: Prints as Activism. (S)Edition: Prints as Activism provides a venue for contemporary artists to connect the 21st century language of...

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Dance Baby Dance, Word on the Street

Submitted 02-18-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Dance Baby Dance!   Hi Guys and Gals This week has been steller. I just keep bumping into awesomeness and people who are excited, and getting involved, and frankly it makes my heart WARM. I hope that YOU are keeping warm and get a chance to...

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The Jammies XI Recap: celebrating local music and community

Submitted 02-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

The 11th Annual WYCE Jammie Awards have come and gone, and there are so many great memories from the night.  Nearly 1,200 Grand Rapidians came together to celebrate local music and to give back to their community. The awards ceremony did not...

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GR native Darrin Doyle to appear in GVSU Writers Series

Submitted 02-15-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Local Author Darrin Doyle will be reading from his recently published novel "The Girl Who Ate Kalamazoo" tonight at 7:00 pm at GVSU University Club, DeVos Center, 401 W. Fulton, Pew Grand Rapids Campus.  Doyle graduated from Western Michigan...

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UICA: Interview with Chad Curtis

Submitted 02-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

New work by Chad Curtis investigates the relationship of organic, living beings to the complex, nuanced environment and digital landscape. Each piece utilizes, to some degree, a crude, home brewed fabrication-and-drawing machine that relies on...

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