Avenue for the Arts

Local Epicurean adds chocolate lounge to downtown pasta shop

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-15-2013 under NEWS

Once housed in the funky Eastown building shaped like a windmill, The Local Epicurean has outgrown its location and is now a recognized storefront on the Division Avenue coridor. Not only is the new building much larger than its previous locale, it...

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Story Matters: Megan Roach explains "yarn bombing" on South Division

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-07-2013 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. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Tiny Terrariums: Out of the Bottle workshop offered at UICA

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 08-13-2013 under NEWS

As a part of the UICA’s Quirkshop Series, a Tiny Terrarium: Out of the Bottle workshops will be held from 7-9 p.m. on August 14 and 15. Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members and can be purchased online before the workshop, with a...

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Volunteers needed for Free Radical

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Free Radical, an annual art event made possible by the Avenue for the Arts is seeking volunteers for this fall’s event. Organizing and planning will be discussed at Pub 43 on August 16. Anyone is welcome to volunteer. Free Radical started 10...

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PaLatté Coffee and Art blends love for art with pleasure of coffee

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 08-06-2013 under NEWS

Maria and Federico Farias, both who sell their work online, understand that galleries can be intimidating, especially based on cost. “Personally, from my life, I have always been intimidated of galleries. I won’t be able to afford what...

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Have Company, Harbinger Leather Design join South Division Avenue art district

by (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 07-24-2013 under NEWS

On July 13, Have Company and Harbinger Leather Design at 136 South Division Avenue enjoyed their “soft opening,” which coincided with the Avenue for the Arts downtown market. This week marks the second official week of the store...

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Jake Stilson, an Anticipated Performer at The Market Presented by Avenue for the Arts

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 07-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

  After busking the streets of South Division for The Market on June 8th, Jake Stilson is an anticipated afternoon performance for the second event of The Market Presented by Avenue for the Arts, which is happening this upcoming Saturday from...

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Parliament the Boutique offers handcrafted leather goods, fiber classes on South Division

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-25-2013 under NEWS

Parliament the Boutique recently opened on South Division. The brick and mortar store is the home to Littlewings Designs, handcrafted by Elyse Marie Welcher. Welcher wants to provide her community with a transparent studio boutique for production...

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Always Inspired, Rachel Mckay Awaits the Market

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 06-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

"I’m just always waiting for my next inspiration,” says Rachel Mckay of her life as an artist in the Grand Rapids area while musing about her upcoming plans to be a part of the Market presented by the Avenue for the Arts. A native...

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Catalyst Radio: The Market presented by Avenue For The Arts is Saturday

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-07-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio is featured Avenue For The Arts, and its Market highlighting artists and businesses and the community of South...

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