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Jackie Cast in Actors’ Theatre Grand Rapids’ ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ Production

If you have been following me, you probably know I am a musical theater geek! I love the stage.

Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids recently had audtions for "'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," a rock musical about Jackson's presidency and his relationship with his wife Rachel.

If you aren't familiar with the show, think "Saturday Night Live" meets Green Day. That's the best description I can come up with.

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The 10th Annual Grand Rapids Marathon Hits GR This Weekend

Eric Zane and I are so excited because this weekend we are racing in the Grand Rapids Half Marathon! Named one of the best marathons around it should be a fantastic experience. Earlier today I was able to speak with race director, Don Kern. Don told me a bit about the race history and gave me some details that may make you want to lace up and get out this weekend for the race!

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Jackie Set To Judge Grand Rapids Comic Con Costume Contest

Check it out, wanna come visit me this weekend? Let's hang out and let's do it full on Jackie style in awesome kick ass costumes! I'll be judging the costume contest over at Grand Rapids Comic Con on Saturday! Here are a few details on this years con-

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Local Band Battle- Edge From Falling VS Vertical Bridge

Last friday at 1pm I did something I have never done before.  I played a song by a local band... Now most you probably realize we are not supposed to just throw songs from just anybody in willy nilly... well I heard this song from Uncommon Road and I had to play it!

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Jackie Needs Your Help For New Web Show!

Alright, the Jackie And Jimmy Show kind of made me want to give my own show thing another try!  But this time I think I'll do a web show, on screen- Jackie Green On Screen?  I'm liking it...  But I want to know what YOU think I should talk about.  Clearly I'll talk about Grand Rapids, cosplay, video games, music, you know, the essentials.  I'm putting together my first episode this week.  So comment below with something you want me to cover!

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Favorite photo, these awesome panda bears are made out of tires! Dave Kim loves it...
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Jackie Does ArtPrize 2013

Grand Rapids Art Prize 2013 is officially under way!  Working right down town has it's perks during a time like Art Prize.  Our building happens to be one of the venues for some fantastic works of art.

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Rocktagon Throwdown Champs Release New Single

You may remember our first Battle of the Bands, The Rocktagon Throwdown that happened last winter. Well our champions, Uncommon Road are back in the recording studio and are about to release a new EP.

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Grand Rapids, You Are Awesome!

This morning was "awesome!" I went for a super duper run, then came into work to be told, that I am in fact, "awesome." Yeah! Have you seen those signs around Grand Rapids, or maybe a person on a street corner "Panhandling love," as I say with a sign that simply reads, "You Are Awesome." Well there is a group of people who started this trend and they are bringing us an entire "You Are Awesome" flashmob the same weekend we are kicking off art prize. Listen to the interview below, and remember, "You are awesome!"

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Restaurant Week In GR- Brewery Vivant

It's here, Grand Rapids Restaurant Week! We have a plethora of brewery's and restaurants around our fine city and now is the time to check them all out! There are 60 plus restaurants that participate in restaurant week around Grand Rapids and the fun doesn't end til August 24th. As part of the festivities all the restaurants participating offer 3-course menus for 25 bucks or 2-for-25 dollars!

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Grandwich 2013 Kicks Off In Downtown Grand Rapids

Once again it's that time of year, Grandwich time! I am a bit of a foodie and love this local contest here in Grand Rapids. Each year local restaurants come up with their sandwich that is normally something you wouldn't see anywhere else! Using locally grown food these places come up with some crazy stuff. Do this years contestants have what it takes to win the Grandwich award? Last year one of our favorite places, Skywalk Deli took home the crown... who will it be this year?

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Grand Rapids Gets Its Own ‘Pure Michigan’ Ad [Video]

We've seen the "Pure Michigan" videos and heard the commercials many times over the last few years, and now Grand Rapids has been given the "Pure Michigan" treatment. The promotional video, released by Pure Michigan on YouTube Monday, shows many of the sights of Grand Rapids, all narrated, as always, by Tim Allen. Check it out after the jump!

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Jackie Sings At Circle Theatre’s ‘Hit’s Of The 80′s’

I recently was cast in Grand Rapids Circle Theatre's Summer Concert Series; Hit's Of The 80's. Summer Concert Series is awesome because we perform once a month all summer long! I had a few solos in the show and my mom, being the mom that she is, decided to capture me on her cell phone camera! Who doesn't love a low quality cell video! Either way here is a few clips from our show last Monday. I am singing, "Walk Like An Egyptian" and "I Love Rock N Roll."

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