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Movies: raising the bar on backyard conversation

Movies: raising the bar on backyard conversation

Hannah Brinks August 21, 2014 0

by David Postma Summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean you have to. This month we look at movies from the past as well as a new release to ensure you add culture

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Reader’s Lounge

Reader’s Lounge

Hannah Brinks August 20, 2014 0

This month brings creativity, inspiration and adventure. There’s no rule saying you can’t get a history lesson, unique fashion insight, and ignition to try something new from your reading queue. Go ahead, let diction

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ArtPrize Volunteers: Giving time, offering friendship

ArtPrize Volunteers: Giving time, offering friendship

Hannah Brinks August 15, 2014 0

West Michigan is well known for its culture of giving, not only with donations of money, but also significant donations of time. Volunteers come from all walks of life, with a variety of skills

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Happy Feet, Healthy Feet

Happy Feet, Healthy Feet

Richelle Kimble August 15, 2014 0

courtesy of NEWS USA Keeping up with the lively aura of summertime means being active. Walking around downtown, visiting amusement parks, and joining your children in a few games of softball in the lawn

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DIY: How to Create a Gallery Wall

DIY: How to Create a Gallery Wall

Hannah Brinks August 13, 2014 0

writing and photography by Liz Galvan Sometimes we have wall spaces in our homes that are big, empty, and are in need of some décor. Often, we get stuck on ideas for a large-scale

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Spice Up Fitness

Spice Up Fitness

Richelle Kimble August 11, 2014 0

by Kimberly Olson Starting a journey towards fitness and staying on track isn’t as daunting as you think. It certainly requires hard work, and you are bound to encounter challenges along the way, but

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Once Bitten, Twice Shy?

Once Bitten, Twice Shy?

Hannah Brinks August 11, 2014 0

by Elizabeth Leuder and Raquel Salas A wise man once said, “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” There have certainly been times when I would have

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The Spectrum of Sexual Art

The Spectrum of Sexual Art

Hannah Brinks August 10, 2014 0

 by Megan Stubbs All forms of art have been targeted as controversial, from videos to paintings to quilting. Visual artists often draw inspiration from natural parts of human life, including sexuality, nudity and sometimes

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The Impressionist: Rethinking Jazz

The Impressionist: Rethinking Jazz

Hannah Brinks August 7, 2014 0

by Kerri VanderHoff I have been stubborn about jazz. It wasn’t part of my childhood. When it came to music, my mom would play top 40 in the car. My dad would occasionally play

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The Healing Power of Art and Music

The Healing Power of Art and Music

Richelle Kimble August 4, 2014 1

by Emily Morris Even in the midst of gorgeous weather, our busy lives find ways to cause us stress. Between shuttling children to and from activities, preparing partnership proposals and somehow squeezing in grocery

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