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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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VAI Happenings

Shelley Irwin
September 18, 2013 | WGVU   Guests from the VAI join in to talk this month about their special events, including Hope on the Hill and the Couture for a Cause.
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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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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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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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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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  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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Gail Lowe
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Long distance hiker Gail Lowe shares her lifestyle story with us. A story that includes walking the Appalachian Trail twice.    
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Mountaineer Pi Run
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  There’s a run for a cause this Saturday morning. Race Director Jesse Aukeman joins us to shares details of the Mountaineer Pi Run...and guess what happens at the finish line.    
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Libary Lines
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Library Lines is our monthly conversation with guests from Grand Rapids Public Library.    
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City Beat
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  City Beat is all about what to do and where to go come this weekend in West Michigan.    
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Glenn Bulthuis
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Musician Glenn Bulthuis presents the upcoming concert ‘The Music of the Beatles’ on April 24. Glenn joins us to tell us about the show.   
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Downie Streahl
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  We speak with Downie Streahl, a local musician who has produced 3 albums. She just released her latest album called, Today.    
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Senior Volunteer of the Year
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Meet Michigan's winner for the Senior Volunteer of the Year. We speak with Otsego's Del Beier.   
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