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Love Local? First Fridays: The Market is the Place for You!

Submitted 05-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Market is back with two First Fridays: The Market events on June 5th and August 7th, reinvented for summer with featured vendors and outdoor entertainment!


Round trip to NYC for price of admission to GRAM

Submitted 05-22-2015 under NEWS

New York City artist TJ Wilcox used five cameras to shoot a time lapse record of one perfect day in New York shot from the roof top of his building in Union Square.


Our place, your voices: The Rapidian creates critical discourse during ArtPrize

Submitted 05-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

To grow the success of our speaker series, ArtPrize needed a partner that could provide a context and credibility- and stir and moderate the critical discourse these events should be provoking. We found that partner in The Rapidian.


Evita opens summer season at Circle Theatre with spectacularly entertaining performance

Submitted 05-09-2015 under OPINION

With a dazzling display of dancing, singing and great costumes, the actors and crew of "Evita" provide an entertaining and thought-provoking experience- but one that should be taken in with a critical eye on historical accuracy.


Artists Creating Together prepares for 29th annual Festival Day

Submitted 05-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together to host their 29th annual Festival Day for students with disabilities in Grand Rapids.


GoSite celebrates Grand Opening

Submitted 04-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and daylong celebration introduced the new welcome center to the community.


Catalyst Radio: Heritage Theatre begins 25th anniversary season of classic-themed plays

Submitted 04-24-2015 under NEWS

Auditions for the new season get underway this weekend – April 25-26.


DisArt Stories Matter: Elizabeth Van Arragon explains how fashion can reframe categories of normal, beautiful, powerful

Submitted 04-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Elizabeth Van Arragon, DisArt Exhibitions Coordinator, explains how creating a fashion show with Disabled models came to be a central part of the DisArt Festival- and encapsulates the whole festival in the way it works to center design around the client.


DisArt Stories Matter: Grace Teo explains Open Style Lab's work, collaboration with festival

Submitted 04-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grace Teo, from Open Style Lab at MIT, explains their process of designing clothing for people with disabilities- and how they ended up joining the fashion show preparations at the DisArt Festival.


DisArt Stories Matter: Karen Weaver shares what drew her to volunteering for first year of festival

Submitted 04-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Karen Weaver says she loves being a part of the first year of things- and that's why she wanted to be a part of DisArt in its inaugural year. She's loved seeing the "grace in people's eyeballs" as new friendships and bonds are formed between volunteers.