Chuck D visits Grand Rapids, speaks out on education, individual responsibility

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 01-21-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Chuck D, the co-founder of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame rap group Public Enemy, was the keynote speaker for GRCC’s MLK Day commemoration this past Monday. The critically acclaimed rapper, who is also an author, activist, publisher, radio host...

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Architectural Digest re-imagines Detroit with multimedia dreamscape

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 09-23-2013 under OPINION

Somewhat off the beaten ArtPrize path is 54 Jefferson Avenue, the location of this year’s SiTE:LAB venue. The winner of best venue at last year’s competition, SiTE:LAB typically boasts some of the most impressive installations at...

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Concealed Wetlands: Rendering The Invisible

by (nateeidenberger)

Submitted 09-21-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

“Concealed Wetlands: Rendering The Invisible” is a series of infrared photographs done by Taylor Bishop that promotes the preservation of wetlands across Michigan. At first glance, these photographs just seem like average photographs of...

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ArtPrize Gem on North Monroe

by (MonroeCC)

Submitted 09-20-2013 under NONPROFITS

If you've limited your ArtPrize tour to the big box sites at center city, you've missed some very good things wrapped in a small package.             Monroe Community Church is a...

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Art within Art: ArtPrize in Local Bars and Coffee Shops

by (jsmiller722)

Submitted 09-18-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

At HopCat, a waiter in a beanie sporting a beard-in-progress will sit at the table with you while you attempt to choose a local beer from the selection of nearly 100. If you ask him about the Key Lime Pie beer, he'll say, “You can even...

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Art and dying cities: What does “Top Ten” really mean?

by (sara)

Submitted 10-03-2011 under OPINION

ArtPrize: This event opens many cans of worms for me from the nature of art (and craft) to the value of success. I’m questioning the concept and the nature of the Top Ten. In this article, I ask the question: How do Top Ten lists come to be,...

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