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Ai Weiwei Presents Sculptures 'Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads' In Prague
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Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens:Natural State Exhibit Ends August 20.

There are but a few days left to see world famous artist and activist Ai Weiwei's exhibit at the Meijer Gardens.

Ai Weiwei, is among the most inspiring and influential cultural figures in the world today, and visitors from all over the United States have come to Grand Rapids and the Meijer Gardes to view his work.

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Courtesy GRPM
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Mindbender Mansion is Hanging Around a Bit Longer at Public Museum

The popular summer exhibit, Mindbender Mansion, at the Grand Rapids Public Museum has been so popular that they are extending it's run. It will hang around the museum from now through September 17! Everyone who dares to enter is challenged with puzzles, brainteasers and interactive games.

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Veterans Secretary, Entrepreneur Feed Homeless Vets
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Pizza from a Vending Machine? It’s Coming!

Little Caesars "Hot-N-Ready" slogan is taking on a new image. It's going to be Reserve-N-Ready, and you'll get your pizza out of a vending machine, seriously. While it's still being tested in selected markets, they plan to roll it out in other markets soon.

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Restaurant Week Grand Rapids is Off and Rolling

Okay foodies, time to break out of your old dining habits and try something new, because its Restaurant Week GR!

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First International Edition Of Charlie Hebdo Published Since Paris Terror Attacks
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Elliott’s News to Reopen at New/Old Location

There's good news for downtown Grand Rapids. Elliott's News, nearly 105 years old, will be back in business very soon. They had to close their doors earlier this year due to renovations and changes at it's old location, 50 Monroe, NW, and it was a sad day for many. But now, those frowns can turn into smiles.

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You Tube/Jeff Quitney
You Tube/Jeff Quitney
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Seems That West Michigan Was A Very Romantic Place in 1949

Romance was in the air all over West Michigan in 1949. At least that's what Chevrolet said.

I stumbled upon some fantastic films, the 1949 Chevrolet travel series "Road to Romance," and this one featured West Michigan. What a classic it is.

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Picnic Pops Classical Fireworks are Tonight

You've waited for it, and now, it's here. The D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops Classical Fireworks concert. Your patience has paid off, but don't miss it because it is tonight!

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Courtesy GRPM
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Beer, Puzzles and Grand Rapids Public Museum Makes for Fun

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is offering a special Beer Explorers experience August 15, Puzzles & Pints! Adults, 21 and older, can enjoy craft beer while trying to solve puzzles, games and brainteasers in the traveling exhibit Mindbender Mansion.

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The Tulips May be Gone But Windmill Island is in Peak Bloom

When you think of Windmill Island in Holland, what do you think of? Tulips, of course. Thousands and thousands of beautiful tulips. But they only bloom in the spring, just in time for the Tulip Festival.

So, after that, there is nothing to see except for the historic Windmill, right? Not on you life.

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Dominick Mastrangelo
Dominick Mastrangelo
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Women Will ROCK at Picnic Pops With Grand Rapids Symphony

Yes, Women Rock! I've told that to my wife for years. I mean it.

And, I also mean Women will Rock tonight and tomorrow night at Cannonberg Ski Area for week three of the D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops with the Grand Rapids Symphony.

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Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Coming To Van Andel Arena

Christmas comes early for Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith fans. They're coming to Grand Rapids and the Van Andel Arena Sunday, December 10, and tickets will be on sale tomorrow, July 25 at 10 a.m.

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Free Rides on the Carousel at Public Museum Tomorrow

FREE! FREE! FREE!

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is celebrating National Carousel Day Tuesday with FREE Carousel rides all day!

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