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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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