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Lily Tomlin’s LaughFest/Broadway Grand Rapids Show Tickets on Sale for General Public Friday

Lily Tomlin, a Michigan native, is one of the nation's foremost comediennes, with an extraordinarily broad entertainment career spanning television, movies, theater, animation and stand-up comedy.

She never before appeared in Grand Rapids, but will in Broadway Grand Rapids' LaughFest performance on March 10.

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Andy Rent’s GoDaddy Bowl Primer: Ball State vs. Arkansas State [Video]

 

No doubt there have been some exciting College Bowl games this holiday season.  Come on: Michigan State winning the Rose Bowl?? Outstanding!! The BCS National Championship game is Monday between No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn also in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. 

However, probably the biggest game, I argue, is this Sunday night. My alma mater of Ball State tangles with Arkansas State in Mobile, Ala., in the GoDaddy Bowl. What do I think? Go Cards: Chirp! Chirp!

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Instruments of Hope Annual Nativity
Instruments of Hope Annual Nativity
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Live Nativity at Dominican Center at Marywood on Saturday

One of the true treasures of Christmas is a live nativity scene.  It's our opportunity to be closer to the true meaning of Christmas with the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Small Business Holiday Party Delivers Holly Jolly Evening

The atmosphere was truly festive and jolly Tuesday night at The B.O.B. for the Small Business Holiday Party.

Channel 95.7's Connie and Curtis, who emceed, along with Wendy Reed and Josh Garber were on hand along with WGRD 97.9's Metalhead Ned and St. Nick himself, Santa Claus.

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Kent County Animal Shelter
Kent County Animal Shelter
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Every Pet Needs a Home for the Holidays

Every pet need a home for the holidays.  The sad thing is, there are so many abandoned animals.

The Kent County Animal Shelter is trying to help.  They have taken in so many dogs and cats, either by surrender or actually abandoned, that they are overloaded. Over a years time, they receive more than 6,000.

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Cast of Anchorman 2 Sings “Afternoon Delight” (video)

I can't wait for Anchorman 2 to hit the theaters.  Being in the business, I really related...too funny!  So, hopefully, number 2 is equally so.

The film has already been released in Australia, and much to the surprise of the audience, the stars of Anchorman 2 showed up at the movie's premiere in Sydney

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Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies
Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies
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“JFK: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism” with Jason Duncan at GVSU

Wednesday, December 4th, The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies of Grand Valley State University, presents a keynote address by author Jason Duncan, Chair of History Department and History Professor at Aquinas College.

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Flickr/Michigan Blood
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Happy 50th Birthday Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Happy Birthday to the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, celebrating 50 years of serving West Michigan.

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Yule Run, I'll Walk 5K
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Yule Run, I’ll Walk Family Fun Event This Friday

For the fourth year in a row, The Salvation Army will be partnering with the West Michigan Sports Commission during the Yule Run, I’ll Walk Family Fun Event.

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flickr/ zimpenfish
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Davenport Dean Introduces Tie-Tying to Grand Rapids Youth

Dr. Andre Perry, Founding Dean of Davenport University's College of urban Education, introduced his innovative tie-tying ceremony, featured in the award-winning documentary Close Ties: Tying on a New Tradition, to a group of Grand Rapids urban youth in cooperation with Grand Rapids Public Schools and head-N-Sole Barbershop.  Dr. P

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flickr/ tishabridges1
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“A Night at Your Museum” is Back at Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s most popular annual event, Night at Your Museum, is back for another year of fun! Join the GRPM on Friday, December 27 as the Museum comes alive with characters from the Civil War, medieval knights, and more! The fun starts at 6 p.m. and continues until 9 p.m.

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Put a Hawaiian Vacation in Your Travel Plans

It's so exciting, Hawaii in April, for 13-days!

This could be your dream come true, 13-days in paradise, Hawaii.  And, 100.5 The River and YMT Vacations can make it come true.  But, you had better hurry.

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