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Heartside-Downtown

Avenue for the Arts looks for permanent place to call home

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Local grass roots organization Avenue for the Arts has created a campaign to raise funds for a permanent space along the Division Avenue corridor.

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Popular Detroit barbeque joint to expand operations to Downtown Market

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Slows Bar B Q will be expanding for the first time outside of Detroit to occupy the Downtown Market.

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Getting connected

Submitted 10-28-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walkability moves beyond mere accessibility to pathways leading from point A to point B. Many factors that take into account the experience of traversing to a destination have to be accounted for. In other words, while the destination is the end goal it's the journey that makes it worthwhile.

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Scary good fun this weekend at the Grand Rapids Ballet

Submitted 10-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company’s production titled Halloween Spooktacular is a wonderful way to spend a weekend with the kids.

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Grand Rapids community printshop owner to speak at Free Radical

Submitted 10-21-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Free Radical Gallery will provide a space for dialogue about Grand Rapids art and the arts community.

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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes

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ArtPrize examined from a youth perspective

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Youth reporters from the Andy Angelo Press Club visited ArtPrize 2014 and reflect on their experience.

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GR Forward seeks public input about downtown, Grand River corridor

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

In an effort to engage residents about the downtown and Grand River corridor planning process, GR Forward will be hosting open house events at a pop-up space at 50 Louis Street NW. Events will continue through December 12.

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Speaker Max Haiven to launch new book, kick off discussion at KCAD

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, October 21 author and educator Max Haiven will be discussing his most recent book "Crisis of Imagination, Crises of Power: Capitalism, Creativity and the Commons." The first part of the dialog will take place at The Fed Galleries @ KCAD from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

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ArtPrize 2014 Awards: Anila Quayyum Agha wins hearts of jurors, public

Submitted 10-11-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Artist Anila Quayyum Agha, of Indianapolis, won big at the 2014 ArtPrize Awards, winning the Installation category award as well as both Grand Prizes, taking home $300,000 for her installation “Intersections.”

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