Festival of the Arts

Beatles tribute band, author Wade Rouse highlight Bookfest

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-07-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

At 2:00 p.m. this Saturday, the folk-pop band Ribbons of Song took the stage at Bookfest to a crowd of both friends and strangers. Bookfest, an adjunct to Festival of the Arts, took place in a tent outside the Grand Rapids Public Library. The...

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Nonprofit organizations set up food booths for Festival of the Arts

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 05-31-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

From a pita stuffed with lamb to a double scoop of Superman ice cream escaping down the sides of a waffle cone, Festival of the Arts this weekend is the perfect scene for anyone with a growling stomach. Although music and art hold a powerful...

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Festival of the Arts highlights musicians on four stages

by (Holly)

Submitted 05-31-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Festival of the Arts is known for its arts competition, the festival food and just as noticeably, its free entertainment on multiple stages for three days straight. Music ranges widely: acapella, gospel, pop punk, traditional jazz and blues,...

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The many arts of Festival of the Arts

by (stukkien)

Submitted 05-31-2012 under NEWS

This Friday at 11:45 a.m., Grand Rapids will start its annual  Festival of the Arts. This will be the 43rd year in a row the city has done this celebratory weekend dedicated to the arts. The festival will feature a Regional Art Competition, art...

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Catalyst Radio: 43rd annual Festival of the Arts takes over downtown June 1, 2, 3

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-25-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The 2012 Festival of the Arts co-chairs Vance Fennell and Andrea Scheckel are guests on this edition of Catalyst Radio. This 43rd annual...

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GRTV offers live stream of Festival of the Arts

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 06-03-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff*: Grand Rapids' 41st Festival of the Arts will be streamed live from Calder Plaza by GRTV this weekend. If you can't make it downtown for the arts, activities, food, music and more, just open this link or click the Festival...

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