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Power of truth: Ebony Road Players provides safe space to explore race, identity & ignored histories
By Anna Gustafson, Managing Editor
Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Ebony Road Players and its executive director, Edye Evans Hyde, are pushing the community forward with theater, prompting people to listen, really listen, to stories of racism and injustice that they may not have otherwise known. Or wanted to hear.
A center for culture, a home for history: New museum lifts voices of GR's African American community
By Lauren Fay Carlson
Thursday, January 12, 2017
The Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives is making an indelible mark on the city by showcasing and honoring the rich history and incredible contributions of the African American community in West Michigan.
Showing up: Join us to discover what we can learn from leaders in Burton Heights & Garfield Park
By Michelle Jokisch Polo
Thursday, December 01, 2016
On The Ground Grand Rapids invites you to help us celebrate the incredible work being done by the residents, advocates and other leaders in the Burton Heights and Garfield Park neighborhoods during a community conversation this Tuesday, Dec. 6.
How to end homelessness: Housing First founder Dr. Sam Tsemberis to speak in Grand Rapids
By Anna Gustafson
Thursday, November 10, 2016
What does it take to ensure everyone in Grand Rapids has a place to call home? Dr. Sam Tsemberis, a clinical psychologist who founded the Housing First model that has significantly reduced homelessness in cities across the country, will tackle that question and more when he speaks in our city on Nov. 16.
Geeking out: Thousands of fans proudly prove Grand Rapids Comic Con's star power
By Tiffany Ewigleben
Thursday, October 27, 2016
The Grand Rapids Comic Con is growing by leaps and bounds, this year drawing close to 30,000 visitors to the convention that is wonderfully proving 'geek' culture is for everyone.
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Power to the people: WestSide Collaborative & Harmony Hall launch fundraiser for neighborhood grants
ReThink West Michigan works to bring back young talent to region with 5th annual event
The Right Place, Inc. celebrates 30th anniversary with local music, business leaders
Harris Building owners wrap up renovations on new S. Division event space, ArtPrize venue
Racing event specialists join forces, create energetic Ignite Your Event race management partnership
Tidal Nine Events leads the pack to give women road racers opportunities, fair award monies
Planning a wedding is a piece of cake with EngagementGR wedding professionals collaborative
Grand Rapids hair, makeup artists take wedding day services to brides, bridesmaids on location
Ballroom at McKay opens as majestic event space, more changes for historic Grand Rapids' McKay Tower
Could Grand Rapids' desolate State St. SE become a new kind of economic hub?
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Game on! National sports event to draw tens of thousands of visitors to Grand Rapids
Their fingers on the pulse of Grand Rapids, GRNow's new owners roll out big plans for website
With a nod to neighborhood history, Creston Brewery kicks off beer branding competition
Put on your dancing shoes: The DanceOff returns to the Pyramid Scheme to raise money for Well House
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Grand Rapids to honor city's unsung heroes
Cultured.GR launches to examine and celebrate Grand Rapids' fine arts scene
Cheers! Downtown Market launches free summer-long happy hour series
Music, glorious music: GR Live is ready to blast off on April 28
Ladies and gentlemen, the stories you are about to hear are tasty. And true.
It's a family affair at Creations by Jodi
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State Games of Michigan to open this summer at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids
Source: The Grand Rapids Press
Artists' street market transforms South Division into Avenue for the Arts
Texas travel mag touts Grand Rapids’ vacation attractions as worth the trip
Source: The Tribune Newspapers
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