The Rapidian

Commentary

Looking back: capturing the art and kitsch of fall

Submitted 10-20-2011 under OPINION

We look back on our Picturesque theme this fall - "Art or Kitsch?" - and look for inspiration for our next Picturesque gallery-none if which would be possible without our sponsor, ColorInc ProLab.

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"Telephone Tales," critiqued by Gilberto

Submitted 10-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

Gilberto, a member of the GAAH Press Club, visited ArtPrize and wrote about Marie Bergstedt's entry.

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"Focus" critiqued by Shirley

Submitted 10-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

Shirley, a member of the GAAH Press Club, visited ArtPrize and wrote about pieces by Andi Steele and Michele Brody.

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It's all about the kids

Submitted 10-13-2011 under OPINION

Personal account of working with GRPS youth.

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"The Sky is Not Falling," critiqued by Avelycia O.

Submitted 10-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

Avelycia O., a member of the GAAH Press Club, visited ArtPrize and wrote about Mark Rumsey's entry in ArtPrize 2011.

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Beyond the poll: join the "shop local" conversation

Submitted 10-11-2011 under OPINION

Go beyond this week's poll and join in conversation about what shopping local really means to you.

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Long live the People's Mic

Submitted 10-11-2011 under OPINION

On the power of the human microphone, as expressed by the collective voicings of Occupy GR

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Urban Adventure Race: The real deal

Submitted 10-10-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

One participant's perspective on running the ArtPrize Edition of the Grand Rapids Urban Adventure race

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"The Inbetween," critiqued by Kathy

Submitted 10-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

Members of the GAAH Press Club visited ArtPrize and wrote about a specific piece.

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Occupy Grand Rapids in context

Submitted 10-08-2011 under OPINION

Born from frustration with corporate greed and control over politics and the excessively increasing disparity between the wealth of 99% of the populace and the 1% elite, this is for protests in Grand Rapids in solidarity with the Occupy Wall St. protests and banking protests across the world.

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