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Dreamers Become Artists at Outside The Lines

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Tomorrow (Saturday, January 29th) brings the first annual "Outside the Lines" event to the Sazerac Lounge in Grand Rapids. Local "non-artists" are putting the last finishes on their entries, which will be voted on between 6PM-9PM at the event (although the event continues with live music after the voting closes).

The entrants have never been in a competition like this, but have secretly thought that it was something that they could do. "Outside the Lines" gives them the opportunity to put it all out there, without the anxiety of being upstaged by "real" artists. Photography, sculpture, painting, and more mediums have been created over the past few months by people that would otherwise be categorized as mothers, fathers, students, businessmen & career women. But not Saturday. Saturday they will be the creative types, dreamers... they become artists.

Chris VanTimmeren, Lake Effect and Ron Keely Band will be keeping the energy up all night with great local music.

Although registration is closed to enter the competition, everyone is invited to come out and support not only the Kendall Youth Scholarship Program (all proceeds will be donated), but also these newly named artists - and vote for what entry they think is the "best in show".

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