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10 Things to Do this Weekend: April 21-23

It’s Earth Day on Saturday, April 22nd. The weather forecast looks nice...get outside and enjoy it. Here are 10 things you can do around West Michigan this weekend — both inside and out...

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Karl Blessing via YouTube
Karl Blessing via YouTube
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Love on the Blue Bridge – a Stop Motion Proposal

This beautiful act of love was captured by accident in a manner that was as equally as beautiful.

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Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University
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GVSU Students Providing Solar Power at ArtPrize

Grand Valley State University students have created an 18-foot, solar energy-producing module which will be on display during ArtPrize.

GVSU students will demonstrate the benefits of solar energy by powering LED lights, playing music and providing a space for anyone to charge their phones.

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The Accidentals, Ritsu Katsumata, Kari Lynch, MiaGreenMusic via YouTube
The Accidentals, Ritsu Katsumata, Kari Lynch, MiaGreenMusic via YouTube
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14 Must-Hear Music Entries at ArtPrize Eight [Audio/Video]

Music hasn't been a strength of ArtPrize, but it is slowly becoming a bigger part of the event and the music featured is getting better. This year, there are over 50 musical entries in the Blue Bridge Music Festival. Listen to some of the best.

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Grand Rapids’ Blue Bridge Will Light Up Orange Thursday Night for Gun Violence Awareness Day

The iconic Blue Bridge downtown Grand Rapids will light up orange tonight in recognition of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, MLive reports. 

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Dan Harland/WZZM-13
Dan Harland/WZZM-13
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Grand Rapids’ Blue Bridge Lights Up Purple to Honor Prince [Photo]

The world is collectively mourning the death of musical icon Prince, and Grand Rapids honored the man in purple and suede by turning one of it's mostly recognizable monuments blue.

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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ArtPrize Music Competition Alive and Well at St. Cecilia Music Center Hub

St. Cecilia Music Center, as the Official ArtPrize 2015 Music Hub, is organizing busking sites, which means to entertain by dancing, singing, or reciting on the street or in a public place, featuring ArtPrize musicians who are entered in the competition. This year’s ArtPrize music performance element includes busking sites at five locations throughout the city, with over 150 live performances during the first 12 days of the event from September 23 – October 4, 2015.

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Swing Dancers to Take Over Grand Rapids’ Blue Bridge Tuesday Night

For the first time ever, swing dancers will be taking over downtown Grand Rapids' "Blue Bridge" for one special night of dancing under the stars (well for part of the night, anyway.)

Grand Rapids Original Swing Society start the dancing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and will continue until 9:30 p.m.

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CTRPhotos/ThinkStock
CTRPhotos/ThinkStock
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Hope Network Hosting Bridge Walk in Grand Rapids to Support Autism Fund

Hope Network is kicking off Autism Awareness month by hosting a bridge walk led by Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley across the Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids to promote awareness of Autism Spectrum disorders.

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Experience Grand Rapids
Experience Grand Rapids
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Want to Dance On the Blue Bridge? Here’s How You Can Do It [Video]

A local DJ wants to host dances on the Blue Bridge in Grand Rapids this summer, but he can't afford the equipment and security.

That's where you can help.

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Grand Rapids ‘Blue Bridge’ Lighting Ceremony Is October 18

Last winter it was announced that the Blue Bridge in Grand Rapids would get some new paint.

The color of the new paint was up for debate.

It was decided to keep it blue, but to allow for different colors at night through special lighting.

That special lighting will debut on Friday.

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WZZM
WZZM
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Grand Rapids “Blue Bridge” Stays Blue With Some Cool Additions

It's been talked about for quite awhile, should our downtown Blue Bridge remain blue?

Of course it should, and the majority of the public said so, too.  So, it stays blue.....sort of.

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