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Story Matters: Brian Balderston explains attraction for artists to SiTE:LAB

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Rapidian created a special story fort for SiTE:LAB's Preview Party on Tuesday, September...

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ArtPrize Off The Beaten Path: Downtown Market

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 09-27-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Shortly after celebrating their one year anniversary, the Downtown Market welcomes ArtPrize visitors for a feast of colorful art and entrees.  Draping the length of the entry, "Bloom Bloom" is comprised of construction flagging...

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Catalyst Radio: ArtPrize's Critical Discourse to feature Susan Sollins of Art21

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight an event within ArtPrize called Critical Discourse – amplified conversations around art, and why it...

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ArtPrize jurors to reveal their top picks at Jurors' Shortlist Event

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under NEWS

The ArtPrize jurors’ top 20 selections will be announced on Monday, September 29 at the Jurors’ Shortlist Event, the first event in the Critical Discourse series. The Jurors’ Shortlist Event begins at 7 p.m. at the Hub, located at...

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Local restaurants showcase Uptown pride with inaugural Taste of Uptown

by (caithoop)

Submitted 09-25-2014 under NEWS

In an effort to draw attention to Uptown, local restaurants have joined forces. In its inaugural year, Taste of Uptown consists of special dishes and drinks at each participating restaurant which people can taste for the next 10 days. An array of...

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City as Muse celebrates installation at UICA

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-25-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Through many changes - buildings, locations, resident artists and programming - the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) has been a integral part of the art community in Grand Rapids for over 30 years.  "City as Muse," a three...

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Artprize offers transit passes to increase diversity

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Social equity is one of the main focuses of the 2014 Artprize, the world’s largest open art competition. For the 2014 seasons, Artprize teamed up with local non-profits like LINC, Grand Rapids Urban League, West Michigan Environmental Action...

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Five local galleries showcase ArtPrize entries

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

With over 174 venues participating in ArtPrize this year, five of them exist as exhibiting galleries year round within the ArtPrize boundaries. Calvin College’s (106) Gallery (106 South Division Avenue) has created an exhibition...

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Critical Discourse expands to seven events, invites public conversation

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under NEWS

This year ArtPrize will host an expanded version of its Critical Discourse Series at the HUB at 41 Sheldon Boulevard. The Community Media Center will serve as the official media sponsor covering the discussion via GRTV, WYCE and The...

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Quilters enter ArtPrize with time-based performance piece

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under NEWS

Local ladies Rose Beerhorst, Eliza Fernand, Sally England, Kate Garman and Marlee Grace Hanson have banded together under the moniker "Quilt Mountain" and will be exhibiting a textile based performance piece on the South Division Corridor...

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