The Rapidian

Review

"The Sky is Not Falling," critiqued by Donny

Submitted 10-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

Donny, a members of the GAAH Press Club, visited ArtPrize and wrote about work by Mark Rumsey at Women's City Club and by Michele Brody at UICA.

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"Metaphorest" critiqued by Leticia M.

Submitted 10-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

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

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What does this year's Top 10 say about our public?

Submitted 10-03-2011 under OPINION

Our choices for this year's ArtPrize winners reveal some of our culture's problematic preferences.

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Art and dying cities: What does “Top Ten” really mean?

Submitted 10-03-2011 under OPINION

Art and Dying Cities: two issues Grand Rapids has recently tackled, between the Top Ten lists of ArtPrize and Newsweek. In this article, I ask the question: How do Top Ten lists come to be and what are they really saying?

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Mother Earth’s gowns

Submitted 10-02-2011 under NONPROFITS

Kendall College ArtPrize exhibit features felt gowns employing earth motifs and innovative approaches to conventional techniques.

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RUST: A sympathetic portrait of post-industrial Michigan

Submitted 10-02-2011 under OPINION

Actors' Theatre presents the premiere of local playwright Austin Bunn's RUST, a play chronicling the impact of General Motor's closing of the Wyoming, Michigan stamping plant in 2008.

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Care for some art with your beer?

Submitted 10-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Using HopCat as a venue to showcase these works was an ideal setting to allow the audience to dwell on the analytical subjects and take it in with a crisp, handcrafted beer to go with the handcrafted art around them.

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Two worth the trip

Submitted 09-30-2011 under NONPROFITS

Work of international street artist Edgar Mueller is featured adjacent to newly opened City Art Gallery.

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Three reasons why the Hunger Challenge misses the mark

Submitted 09-12-2011 under OPINION

The hunger challenge is garnering media attention, but does it achieve its purpose?

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Chain of Lakes releases new EP "Kind of Quiet"

Submitted 08-11-2011 under OPINION

Scott Warren reviews Chain of Lakes' newest EP, Kind of Quiet

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