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Thursday, April 24, 2014

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October 4, 2012 | WGVU  Musician John Proulx returns with his latest CD in hand, “The Best Thing for You.” A CD release party happens tomorrow night at the Ladies Literary Club. 

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Today
All About Women
  April 24, 2014  |  WGVU  All About Women, with guests from the Grand Rapids Women's Center. Today we talk about cervical cancer.   
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Wege Speaker Series
  April 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Aquinas College presents the 18th Annual Wege Speaker Series tonight with keynote speaker Tom Kiernan, CEO of American Wind Energy Association. We speak with Tom this morning.   
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Women in the Arts
  April 24, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about an upcoming showcase of local female artists at a fundraiser to celebrate local women in the arts this weekend in Muskegon. Guests on behalf of the Progressive Democratic Women's Caucus share the details.   
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City Beat
  April 24, 2014  |  WGVU  City Beat is all about where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan. Grand Rapids Magazine's Marty Primeau joins us.   
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Design West Michigan
  April 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Design West Michigan is our regular conversation on design. Founder of Design West Michigan John Berry is our guest.    
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The Chilly Blues
  April 24, 2014  |  WGVU  The 22nd annual Chilly Blues happens this weekend on the shores at Grand Haven. Founder Steve Loftis and the headliner join us to talk about it.    
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School Talk
  April 24, 2014  |  WGVU  School Talk, every month giving attention to our local school districts. Today, Rockford High's Superintendent stops by to talk about a unique college partnership.   
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Rick's Event
  April 24, 2014  |  WGVU  An event to raise awareness for organ donations will take place on May 1. We talk about "Rick's Event" with the organizers.   
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Yesterday
Food and Wine Forum
  April 23, 2014  |  WGVU  Food Forum, our monthly putting the spotlight on food and wine pairing and more Roz Mayberry from D&W joins us.   
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Camp Geneva
  April 23, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk on the topic of summer with guests from Camp Geneva on the shores of Lake Michigan. In store this year; more camping opportunities and the triathlon for kids.    
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Conversations with a Chimpanzee
  April 23, 2014  |  WGVU  We bring you part-three of a series on a locally written play, Conversations with a Chimpanzee. The Director and cast members are here in studio.   
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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company
  April 23, 2014  |  WGVU  Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents their latest production this weekend at Dog Story Theatre. the founder of the company is with us on the line.   
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Good News and Success
  April 23, 2014  |  WGVU  Good News and Success is our monthly conversation with guests from the community finding business success in unique and interesting ways. Today we talk about Heather Lane Pottery in Ada.    
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The Wizard of Oz at Broadway Grand Rapids
  April 23, 2014  |  WGVU  Dorothy and her Red shoes are in the house! Broadway Grand Rapids presents The Wizard of Oz now through this weekend. We talk about the production with guests in studio.   
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World Trade Week
  April 23, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk business every month with guests from GVSU Seidman's College of Business, today Sonja Johnson from the Van Andel Global Trade Center talks about World Trade Week.   
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Off the Beaten Path
  April 23, 2014  |  WGVU  Off the Beaten Path with SMG's Eddie Tadlock. We talk under-the-radar places to visit and things to do in West Michigan arts and culture.   
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Tuesday
GR Ballet Movemedia
  April 22, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Ballet presents their latest production, Movemedia Program II with three performances. We discuss this contemporary dance series that provides a creative canvas for internationally recognized choreographers and more.   
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Greater Grand Rapids Women's History Council
  April 22, 2014  |  WGVU  The Greater Grand Rapids Women's History Council presents a Council Reception on April 30th, featuring talk on the 100th anniversary of the Suffrage Edition of the Grand Rapids Press. We discuss the particulars with GRPL's Ruth Van Stee.   
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Tourist Talk
  April 22, 2014  |  WGVU  Tourist talk, our monthly conversation with Promote Michigan's Dianna Stampfler on where to go and what to do over the next 30 days in Michigan.    
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Square Peg Events
  April 22, 2014  |  WGVU  A pretty cool event will be taking place soon. Square Peg Events presents a fun cocktail party this Friday night. Head to the Bistro in the Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard hotel, where you will dream. Explore, and create. Guests from Square Peg joins us to tell us more.    
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The Arthritis Foundation
  April 22, 2014  |  WGVU  The Arthritis Foundation is looking for a cure. We talk about the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis.   
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Talksooner App
  April 22, 2014  |  WGVU  The Talksooner app is empowering local parents and kids. It's an app to lead the conversation about drugs. We discuss with a local parent.   
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YMCA Service Club White Elephant Sale
  April 22, 2014  |  WGVU  The 76th annual YMCA Service Club White Elephant Sale is back to benefit Camp Manitou-Lin. We share the specifics of Friday and Saturday.   
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Jewish Film Festival
  April 22, 2014  |  WGVU  The annual Jewish Film Festival kicks off May 4th, running through the 8th. We talk about the lineup and the list of special activities with guests from the Jewish Federation of GR.   
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Monday
The Rapid
  April 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly, TMS “Rides the Rapid,” sharing information on the latest on this interurban system. Today, talk we talk about the BRT and the role being played by American Seating.   
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The Joe Show
  April 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Catch a special showing of the short film The Joe Show. Filmmakers are in studio to talk about it.    
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Travel Talk
  April 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Travel Talk, our monthly conversation on local, regional and national travel. Travel by Gagnon's Joanne Verboom is our guest.    
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The Boston Marathon
  April 21, 2014  |  WGVU  The Boston marathoners are off and running. We’re joined by Grand Rapid’s Marathon Don on the sidelines.    
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Holland Area Arts
  April 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Every month, guests join in to talk about the arts in Holland. We speak today about Dr. Seuss's private hat collection on display at the Holland Area Arts Council.   
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Our Beautiful Secret
  April 21, 2014  |  WGVU  The film, Our Beautiful Secret had its premiere in 2013 and now goes international. Director/Producer Angela Peavey shares the updates.   
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Denim Day
  April 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Wednesday is Denim Day to raise awareness for Sexual Assault Month. Every Woman's Place executive director Lori Rasmussen is our guest.    
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Actors' Theatre
  April 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Actor's Theatre presents its annual fundraiser and we talk about this May 1 event this morning. Board member/actor Kyle Los is here with the details.   
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Friday
Veterans Corner: Fashion Has Heart
  April 18, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about a local scholarship program, a unique Habitat for Humanity Home for Veterans, and a tease of Bowties and Stilettos for Fashion Has Heart with Michael Hyacinth.   
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Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area
  April 18, 2014  |  WGVU  A new director has been named to the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area. We speak with Mike Goorhouse on his vision and mission.   
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Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding
  April 18, 2014  |  WGVU  We speak Kathy Ryan of the Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding about two upcoming events.    
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Interfaith Conversation
  April 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Interfaith conversation with Dr. Doug Kindshi and special guest, Father John Gainey. Today, we talk about Good Friday and more.   
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Bart Sumner
  April 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The book is out, ‘Healing Improv: A Journey through Grief to Laughter.’ Author Bart Sumner is in studio to share his thoughts.   
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Seaway Run
  April 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Mark your calendars for the upcoming Seaway Run in Muskegon. The Mercy Health Seaway Run happens June 28th, a true community event.    
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FranNet
  April 18, 2014  |  WGVU  FranNet will be holding an open house in early May to match owners with a franchise. We speak with both a franchise owner and a FranNet spokesperson this morning.    
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Destroyer Angel
  April 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Bestseller Nevada Barr returns to TMS to talk about her latest book, ‘Destroyer Angel.’ We talk about using her history of a National Park Ranger in Michigan, her ties with Ken Burns and more.    
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