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Grand Rapids Symphony goes clubbing at UICA for ArtPrize Eight

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize, Grand Rapids’ radically open art exhibition, is the place to see great art, bad art, big art, unexpected art and a whole lot more. A radical exhibition, expected to draw 400,000 visitors for the next two weeks, deserves radical music...

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Billy Joel or Elton John? Jim Witter gives you both and more to open the Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 Pops Series

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under OPINION

Billy Joel or Elton John? It’s a musical variation of the question, “Coke or Pepsi?” Which musician do you prefer? The two piano-playing, singer/songwriters have a lot in common with dozens of hit songs and millions of records sold...

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The Grand Rapids Symphony's Music Of The Beach Boys

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 06-15-2016 under

Come join the GRand Rapids Symphony at the 2016 PicnicPops. It's time for some Good Vibrations! Veteran California band PAPA DOO RUN RUN returns to deliver the tunes of the legendary surf rock kings The Beach Boys!Lawn Seats start at $18 for...

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Giving great: Take gifts beyond average by supporting local, handmade this year

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 12-08-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Want to feel extra good about your holiday shopping this year? What if a perfect, one-of-a-kind gift was easy to find, would support the local community, and created a charitable ripple effect that will reach throughout the year? Here are a few...

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Street Party

by (svanderberg)

Submitted 04-01-2015 under

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Artists, musicians come together for creative nights at local brewery

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Brewing Company (GRBC) has been hosting a Monday night meetup at Studio Night from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. to encourage creative types to visit the brewery. At Studio Night, artists can bring projects to work on, talk and collaborate...

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"The Cast Away Tour" Send Off.

by (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 01-29-2015 under

"The Cast Away Tour" Is a 10 week tour that Fable The Poet will be going on starting May 10th. This event is a last rally for funds, and one last going away party before he hits the road! There will be 3 DJ's 3 Features and 3 Special...

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What's on Tap: October 16-22

by (caithoop)

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NEWS

B.O.B.’s Brewery Hopsun, Belgian summer whit AHA Bread Beer, Belgian saison Full On IPA, India pale ale Spaceboy Stout, English oatmeal stout Crimson King, amber ale Blondie, golden ale Spooky Action, way beyond IPA Robert the Barrel, bourbon...

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October's First Friday event to feature ArtPrize venues

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

On the first Friday of every month, Grand Rapids residents and visitors are invited to the galleries, shops and eateries of the South Division corridor to check out new events and features. The month of October brings an electrifying feel to the...

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ArtPrize continues "Entry for Sale" feature to help move visitors from enjoying to collecting

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

ArtPrize, for all its success, has seen some critique in the past over whether it was actually helping the showcased artists sell their artwork. Last year, a new feature was added to their website and signage to help people easily move from just...

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