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Saul Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

 

Saul the cat came calling today.

Saul visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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The Discovery of King Tut Exhibition Opens at the Grand Rapids Public Museum May 16

The much anticipated exhibition,The Discovery of King Tut, will make its Great
Lakes Region debut at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on May 16, 2015. Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of Tutakhamun in1922.

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Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Confirms ‘Indiana Jones’ Reboot Is Coming

When the rumors began to spread that Lucasfilm wanted Chris Pratt to star in a new Indiana Jones reboot, many “insiders” tried to refute those claims by saying an Indiana Jones reboot would never happen. But now, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that a new Indiana Jones movie is on the way, saying it “will one day be made” at Disney.

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The Rapping Granny From ‘The Wedding Singer’ Dead at 101

Ellen Albertini Dow, the character actress best known for her scene-stealing performance in the 1998 Adam Sandler comedy The Wedding Singer, passed away yesterday. She was 101 years old.

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‘It’ Remake Casts Its Pennywise and It’s Probably Not at All Who You’d Expect

After a very long search that looked at a wide variety of actors, the upcoming remake of Stephen King’s It has found its new Pennywise the Clown. And, you can keep guessing for a very long time, because we’re pretty sure you’ll never guess who it is.

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West Catholic Athletic Director/Football Head Coach Dan Rohn Shares Concerns About O-K Conference Realignment

Last week, the O-K Conference voted to expand by bringing Fruitport and Spring Lake into the conference.

A realignment of the divisions was also approved.

West Catholic Athletic Director/Football Head Coach Dan Rohn shared with us some of his concerns about the realignment and his thoughts on the renewed annual football rivalry between West Catholic and Catholic Central.

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Over-the-Shoulder Throwing Master Is Winning at Life

This guy has an impressive skill set when it comes to a talent that you'll never need, but be in awe that you don't have.

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Photo Courtesy of Cygnus27
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Cygnus27 Unveils New Menu to Create A Latin-Inspired Dining Experience in Grand Rapids

Cygnus27, Grand Rapids’ AAA Four-Diamond restaurant, has introduced a new Latin American-inspired menu offering an approachable dining experience for locals and visitors alike.

Rising culinary star Chef de Cuisine Tim Moreno took inspiration from his heritage to create the new menu which highlights a wide variety of Latin flavors and dishes from Spain, Mexico, and South America.

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids – 2015

Have brunch with Mom for Mother's Day!

Check our guide to the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy your time with Mom!

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UICA “Live Coverage” Fundraiser is May 16 With Some Nifty Upgrades

 

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) announced a list of participating artists, live entertainment, and bidding upgrades for the 2015 event presented by Wolverine World Wide. UICA’s centerpiece fundraising event happens on May 16, and the proceeds support UICA’s Artworks summer program for teens, community programs, and exhibitions year-round.

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West Michigan Experiences Saturday Afternoon Earthquake

Did you feel your house shake early Saturday afternoon? Turns out you're not alone. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed that what we felt while sitting and binge-watching Netflix was, in fact. an earthquake. 

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GRandJazzFest Announces Fabulous Lineup for Fourth Annual Festival This August

Jazz is alive and well in Grand Rapids! GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announced their lineup for the fourth annual festival being held Saturday, August 15, and Sunday, August 16, at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

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