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"Critical Reality: Why Is Arts Criticism Important?" Wrap-up

by (Arts Council GR)

Submitted 04-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

When the Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids, Artpeers, and Avenue for the Arts partnered up to sponsor a panel discussion about the role of arts criticism in Grand Rapids, we titled it “Critical Reality: Why Is Arts Criticism Important?...

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ArtPeers / Art.Downtown / WMCAT - April 15

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 04-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

  With Art.Downtown less than two weeks away, participating ArtPeers and WMCAT artists are busily preparing for the highly anticipated opening on April 15. ArtPeers would like to thank WMCAT for their generosity in...

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Art Criticism: An Afterthought

by (UICA)

Submitted 04-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Last night, UICA's Director of Education Elizabeth Goddard participated in a panel discussion concerning Art Criticism that was hosted by the Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids, Dwelling Place and ArtPeers at Wealthy Theatre. The other...

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Artist with local roots returns to GR for opening reception

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 01-05-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Edward Gorey's morbid alphabet ("A is for Amy who fell down the stairs"), Charley Harper's works of wildlife curved into letters... Stylized alphabets recede into the distance, but illustrator Christopher Apap feels he is bringing something new to...

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Music Submissions Wanted: Trip The Light 2011

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 12-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

Dance in the Annex (DITA) and ArtPeers invite local musicians to submit original pieces of music for the second annual Trip The Light event, to take place May 6, 2011 (5+6=11) at Wealthy Theatre. Submission deadline is Jan. 21, 2011.  ...

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Community Profile | Rachel Lee, the accidental historian

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 11-22-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Rachel Lee has sound advice for Grand Rapids city residents: “Get involved with your city.” Lee can talk the talk because she has certainly walked the walk. The East Hills resident and now “retired” president of the East Hills Neighborhood...

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A quick glimpse at Fall Festival

by (scott warren)

Submitted 09-12-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The second year of FALL FESTIVAL took place this weekend on Wealthy Street at various locations between Union and Fuller Streets. The popular event kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 8 and culminated on saturday with Salmagundi at Wealthy Theater....

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Give Away The Stone (Pt.3)

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 09-09-2010 under OPINION

They say we would go far, but they don't know how far we'll go - Beach House, "10 Mile Stereo"In Pt. 1 and Pt. 2 of "Give Away The Stone," I wrote about the benefits for the audience when the artist steps away from a finished piece or performance -...

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ArtPeers: Pleased To Meet You!

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 08-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

Getting invited to downtown arts events and receptions… is a relatively new thing.  I am admittedly fascinated by these events, and the culture behind our culture.  My favorite part about these parties is walking into conversations about...

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Rapid Growth panelists dissect the value of art in Grand Rapids

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-17-2010 under NEWS

Photos by Jon Clay  Rapid Growth Media held the fifth monthly segment of its speaker series last night at Wealthy Theatre. The topic of the night was "Good business is the best art."  Panelists included Brian Kelly (owner of Brian Kelly...

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