FEBRUARY 28, 2007
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Short Sweet. 2 pages or less? Is it doable? Here we go.
Word on the Street February 28th, 2007

Wednesday

This week marks the last of the film series being held at Heartside ministries, located at 54 S. Divison. This weeks’ movie features Special Touch and Smith Smith and it called “Gospel South Chill” the movie starts at 1 PM.

Tonight Wednesday February 28th from 5-8 you can swing by the Paul Collins Gallery located in the Amway, and support the Wildlife Rehab Center. Tickets are 25$ per person. There is a 50/50 raffle, Wine and food, if you have more questions please call 361 6109.

Tonight (Wednesday at the DAAC at 7 Pm!) “Citizen Fish” (one part of Subhuman) s playing along with the “US Beat”, “The Offbeats” and “Garlic Breath” the show is only 6$ and George told me he is super excited because Citizen Fish is so great, I guess they are from the UK and part of a band that is super cool. Anyhow check it out the show starts at 7

Skelletones this week on Wednesday the 28th “Daphne loves Derby” ”Waking Ashland” and “Paulson” tickets are $12 and Doors are at 6 Pm

On the Thursday the first at Skelltetones check out “Berry” ”The Curious” “Samantha Crane” and "Jes Kramer” $8 gets you in!

Friday
Friday afternoon, Calvin College is hosting the David Tuff Director for the Natural Resource Defense Council’s Climate Center this week for a lecture about “Securing the future, Oil Dependence, and Climate Change”. I called to check it out and got tossed around to three different offices at Calvin, nevertheless the event begins at 3 in the media center lecture hall in the library of Calvin College, it is Free and sounds pretty interesting.

Friday March 2nd At the DAAC! “If He Dies He Dies” is playing with “Rue”,”Ivan”, and “Dissonant”. Doors at 8:30!

Friday night at Rocky’s (633 Ottawa) catch Cabildo, doors at 9, 5$ to get you in.

Saturday
Next up this Saturday at 7 pm at St Cecilia’s catch a benefit concert Women’s History month benefit concert to support Women for Women International, which helps women in the aftermath of War. Doors are at 7 pm with performances by Grand Rapids Women’s Chorus and Sistrum, There is a Speaker Shadia Kanaan “Through the Eyes of a Palestinian Woman” and an appearance from “Girls Inc” . I was pretty impressed by the numbers: this organization has raised over 32 million for direct aide to women and families in Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, Columbia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, more then 93000 women have been reached and 508000 family members have benefited. That is freaking great to find out more check out www.womenforwomen.org.

Then on Saturday the 3rd at 7:30 the River City Improvisational Comedy show is taking over the Wealthy Theater for a whose line is it Anyway type event. for more info call 752-8579, or simply show up with 7$, the doors officially open at 6:30.

Saturday night! Roller Girls! Yeah! tickets are $10 in advance or 15 at the door, Starts at 7 Come and watch these tough babes battle it out at “Skate, Battle and Brawl” If you need to find the Delta Plex I suggest googleing for directions, the address is 2500 Turner. Questions give them a buzz at 364 9000

On Saturday the 3rd of March check out “Kamilla” “Comma After You” and” Rise and Fight” 7$ at the Door.

SUNDAY

There Grand Rapids Art Museum has there Winter Concert series this Sunday at 3 Pm. There are live performances, this weekend featuring Jeff Dwarshuis, playing the classical Guitar. The performance is called “Renaissance to Romance, the Masters of the Classical Guitar” Admission ranges from $6 for adults to 3. for kids and discounts for Students and seniors.

On Sunday march 4th the daac si going to be crazy starting at 4:30 PM! There are 7 bands playing and it is only 7$ to get in. band line up: “I object” “Hombrinus Dudes” “Fuck this”” I Accuse” “US Beat” “Violently Ill” and “Tangled Lines”

On the walls of the DAAC right now is new work from Scott Travis and Evan Chamberlin and it looks Great! “Collective Unconscious a Printmaking Exhibition”

Have you ever wondered what the inside of your colon looks like??? I hadn’t until I heard that I could walk thought a 20 foot long, 8 foot high replica of it. Yep. In an effort to raise awareness the Grand Rapids public Museum is hosing the Super Colon Program of course you have to pay to get into the museum to check it out but while you are there, ride the carousel, check out my favorite the gas light village and maybe even catch a show at the planetarium. Any time this weekend works.

Check out vertigo online for new releases at http://www.vertigomusiconline.com/

Opportunities!

Two student film Competitions the first is
The Reelthing Film fest, for high school students the deadline is March 5th. Check it out online at www.reelthingdilmfest.org

And then SMART Festival for college students with a March 1st deadline (I mentioned this one a while ago) the website on this one is really pretty cool. Check it out at www.smart.grcmc.org

There is a Call for proposals for a new space called COCA, or the Center for Outdoor Contemporary Art, but the hitch is it is in San Francisco, they are looking for submissions for a 3 day long event in the 10 Different San Francisco parks, with 15 Contemporary artists the show is October 19-the 21st. They want site specific work, for complete information check out http://openskies1.googlepages.com/Or email openskies1@gmail.com or write COCA Center for Outdoor Contemporary Art PO BOX 170115, San Francisco, CA 94117

Job!

There are a few Mixed Greens Americorps position open beginning in June 2007, they are currently looking for people to fill program development, marketing/fundraising and school Garden Network and resource Development positions. Mixed greens is great they work with kids to teach them about veggies, growing cooking and eating the, pretty awesome. If you are interested check out their website at www.mixedgreens.org or call 301 3592

Donate!
City Knitting is getting geared up to start a new Charity Knitting Project where donated goods will go towards kids at the Children’s Hospital. They are looking for knit and crocheted gifts for kids from infant to 20, they are suggesting, blankets, slippers, socks, clogs, mary jane slippers, stuffed animals finger puppets, caps, leg warmers, writsters, purses, bags and caps, pretty much anything. Pretty cool. They are looking for a name for the project and gifts can be dropped off at City Knitting, in Eastown, behind Wolfgangs.

(I am glad February is done, I hate spelling February, I count on spell check to slide that extra r in there, Welcome March!)So if you were not offended by this week’s word think about dropping me an email at wordonthestreetgr@hotmail.com, ioniastreetmarket@hotmail.com, or jennschaub@hotmail.com.. Check out G-rad…. Check out the Forum!!!! If you want to see or read word with pictures or post comments, check it out online at http://www.g-rad.org/projects/wordonthestreet/ or you can go to G-rad http://www.g-rad.org/ and then access it through projects….
Thanks for reading all the way down to the very bottom.
Jenn

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