Movie Review: "The Alchemist Cookbook" at the UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

Joel Potrykus’s third feature length film, "The Alchemist Cookbook," finds the Grand Rapids-based director solidifying his reputation as micro-budget auteur, while delving into some of the darkest subject matter of his career. The...

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Film screening at Wealthy Theatre explores lives of undocumented immigrants

by (crcna)

Submitted 08-16-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Imagine believing you were just like everyone else—and then one day discovering that your future would be very different. That’s what happened to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas when he applied for a driver's...

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Movie Review: "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" at the UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

If you consider yourself a music lover, then you’ll understand that in the music world, when one of your favorite musicians puts out a record that you find almost perfect you’re extremely excited for a follow up album but also a little...

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"Voiceless" - Private Film Screening

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Submitted 08-03-2016 under

Grand Rapids Right to Life is sponsoring an advance screening of the prolife film "Voiceless" on Thursday, October 6, at 7:00 PM at Celebration! Cinema North. "Voiceless" is about Jesse Dean, a recently discharged soldier, who...

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Movie Review: "The Lobster" at the UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 06-14-2016 under OPINION

As a film coordinator, I spend a lot of time watching and studying the best independent cinema available and I’m usually presented with 
the same old traditional three-act-structured narrative. Whether it’s drama, comedy, horror, etc.,...

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Contemporary Conversation: UICA discusses independent vs indie film

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Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Did you know that there’s a movie theater downtown? You might not know it, but there is a cinematic gem located in the heart of Grand Rapids that film fans have been frequenting for years. The UICA Movie Theater, located on the corner of...

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Cohousing Open House and Movie Screening

by (bultentom)

Submitted 04-18-2016 under

Newberry Place Cohousing Community and Boston Square Community Bikes welcome you to the neighborhood on Saturday, April 30, 2016 as part of National Cohousing Open House Day. Learn about a modern alternative to the old-fashioned neighborhood. 800...

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Local artists, actors collaborate in new screendance exhibition at UICA

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-05-2016 under NEWS

"A Gallery Exhibition of New Works in Screendance" will be showing at the UICA this coming Friday, January 8 through Sunday, January 17. Local artists Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, local hip-hop artists Patrick...

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ArtPrize attracts film, game design live/learn/work community to Grand Rapids

by (Michelle Newson)

Submitted 10-05-2015 under OPINION

ArtPrize has put Grand Rapids, Mich on the art map on an international level. Now ArtPrize artist David Prindle (creator of the animated short "Snow Monster" displayed on the second floor of the B.O.B.) is a part of a project aimed at...

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ArtPrize grows to include stage, screen, hands-on experiences

by (averym92)

Submitted 09-23-2015 under NEWS

ArtPrize is hosting new events this year as it continues to grow and evolve. As it draws in more artists and visitors, ArtPrize has also been growing to include more than just visual aspects of art and teaming up with events that are already a part...

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