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San Chez Bistro unveils new mural by local artist

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Submitted 09-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

As part of an Artprize entry, Grand Rapids based artist Phanie Mills- Behning has been working day and night to complete an outdoor mural. The mural was commissioned by San Chez Bistro and is located on the wall of the restaurant’s patio at 38...

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Introducing art collective "We Live in Piles"

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Submitted 09-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

We Live in Piles is Grand Rapids’ newest up and coming artist collective. The members are: Annie DeYoung, Stephanie Voelck, Danielle Dunn, Meghan Kelly, Katie Meyer and Jessica Shelton. Between the six lovely ladies, there is a slew of...

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Atomic Hoop Troupe to perform in "A Lot of Art"

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Submitted 08-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

In the words of Doris Humphrey, “There are times when the simple dignity of movement can fulfill the function of a volume of words.” Local entrepreneur Audria Larsen would tell you there’s no better way to explore movement than...

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Dinderbeck to print onsite at Market

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Submitted 06-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dinderbeck is a word gaining more and more recognition and momentum in our city. What started as a small printmaking collective continues to grow. The Dinderbeck artist collective consists of nine Grand Rapids based artists that share a studio space...

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Karisa Wilson to kick off Market at noon sharp

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Submitted 06-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

Karisa Wilson (pronounced Ka-REE-sa) has been gracious enough to squeeze a performance in at this year’s Market presented by the Avenue for the Arts on June 9. This busy artist will begin promptly at noon before heading off to a wedding later...

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Funamals: Your guide to custom pet portraits

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Submitted 06-04-2012 under NONPROFITS

This summer, The Market presented by The Avenue for the Arts will feature photography, jewelry, face painting, pottery, sculpture and many more handmade items. It will also spotlight the whimsical and light-hearted personalized pet...

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9th Annual Market presented by The Avenue for the Arts: Call for Volunteers

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Submitted 05-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Market presented by the Avenue for the Arts is back and bigger than ever.  There are so many ways you can get involved this year!  Right now, The Avenue is looking for ten volunteers for our street team and fifty volunteers to help the...

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