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Roméo and Juliet, Grand Rapids Style

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 07:39
Under the stage direction of Bernard Uzan, Opera Grand Rapids is presenting Roméo and Juliet on Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30. Uzan has been nominated for an Emmy for his recent appearance on the hit TV show Mozart in the Jungle. He is a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient widely known for his French voiceovers used in popular American films. Ashley Roberts interviewed Uzan about the upcoming Roméo and Juliet production. Read more...

I Am Woman, See Me Innovate!

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 00:00
At the Grand Rapids Art Museum, 2016 is the Year of the Innovative Woman. All year long, the museum will be filled with a diverse lineup of exhibitions and programming celebrating innovative women artists and entrepreneurs. U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow came to the GRAM to jumpstart this exciting and important yearlong event. Read more...
Both men and women experience the effects of breast cancer. Each can be diagnosed with this loathsome disease—but, more often than not, men become intimately familiar with breast cancer when a woman they love receives a diagnosis. In 2014, a group of men combined their voices in an effort to increase breast cancer awareness. These men are The Pink Tie Guys. Read more...
The Muskegon Home, Garden + DIY Show is back, and the 2016 version includes impressive changes! The event will be held at Fricano's Event Center on March 25 and 26, and will feature more than 40 local businesses exhibiting their best home and garden information. Attendees will find an expanded yard and garden section, educational and DIY sections, and celebrity guests. Read more...

What's in a Name? Pride!

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 07:06
The Lesbian Gay Community Network of West Michigan has officially changed its name to the Grand Rapids Pride Center. The Grand Rapids Pride Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit LGBTQ resource center that offers social and support groups, a Youth Homeless Program, an LGBTQ Resource/Business Directory, a Career Development Program and the Grand Rapids Pride Festival, the organization's largest event to celebrate and educate individuals on LGBTQ struggles, successes and contributions to the Grand Rapids community. Read more...

Downtown Holland's Girlfriends Weekend

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 06:53
Do you like to shop, sip wine, eat good food and relax with your girlfriends? If you've answered yes to even one of these questions, Downtown Holland's Girlfriends Weekend is for you! Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6, Holland's merchants and restaurateurs welcome you to enjoy their cozy city. Read more...

Learn How to Be More Organized and Less Cluttered

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 00:00
To hear Peter Walsh tell it, "it's never too late to tackle the clutter in your life!" In fact, right now is the perfect time to de-clutter and organize your home. Sometimes the toughest part is getting started, so Peter's first tip is to "start slowly." Read more...

Keep Grand Rapids Warm

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 07:19
The Keep Grand Rapids Warm team wants no one in Grand Rapids to go without a warm coat this winter. While the organization realizes it cannot solve all of the world's problems, its goal is simple: to provide warm coats to those in need. Working with the Guiding Light Mission, Keep Grand Rapids Warm will ensure that coats reach their intended recipients. Read more...

Legacy Luncheon and Ball: Black History Month

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:00
February is National Black History Month. This annual celebration honors the achievements of black Americans and recognizes the key role these individuals played in U.S. history. Many West Michigan organizations have arranged events that will take place throughout this important month. The Miller Johnson law firm has organized two such events. Read more...

When It's Time to Escape

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:00
Red, yellow, green, blue: Look around to find your clues ... It's January. It's typically dreary—the month when the sky, pavement and landscape seem to share an ominous dull-grey hue. Thus it would make sense that when you read the headline, you surmised this would be about sunny getaways or mad snow sport adventures. Read more...

 

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