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Celebrate "Grand Rapids Magazine's" 50th year with a '60s-themed party full of food, drinks, giveaways, live music, and dancing

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Promotional value expires May 29, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 21 years or older with valid ID. For two-person option, attendees must arrive together. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $29 for one admission to the Grand Rapids Magazine 50th-anniversary party ($64 value)
  • $40 for two admissions to the Grand Rapids Magazine 50th-anniversary party ($128 value)
  • The party will be held on Thursday, May 29 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Entry includes complimentary food, one drink, and entry into giveaways from local retailers

On May 29, Grand Rapids Magazine is taking over the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts in celebration of its 50th anniversary. Both the city and the magazine have changed a lot since 1964, but the publication is honoring its '60s roots with local food, music, games, and giveaways inspired by the iconic decade. 1960s' attire, such as gogo boots, brights colors, and tunics, is suggested.

The dance floor will be fueled by live music and entertainment from Chance Jones, The Veloras, AB, and Audacious Hoopers. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the Creative Youth Center.

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