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La Soga screens at Third annual Latin American Film Fest

Submitted 04-09-2012 under OPINION

Dominican Republic film "La soga" was shared at Wealthy Theatre. The film's writer, producer and lead actor Manny Perez is in the building! An amazing day two of the Latin American Film Festival.


Orpheum Bell brings their enchanting sound to WYCE Jammies

Submitted 02-09-2012 under OPINION

Ann Arbor based Orpheum Bell brings their lush, unique, timeless sound to 2012 WYCE Jammie Awards at the Intersection.


Metaxas visits Calvin, discusses Bonhoeffer

Submitted 01-10-2012 under OPINION

A take on Eric Metaxas' Calvin College lecture on the life behind his recently published biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.


The Don't We Boys: Dangerous sketch comedy

Submitted 12-16-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The Don't We Boys deliver action-packed sketch comedy in downtown Grand Rapids.


Ed Niño's New Leaf

Submitted 12-15-2011 under OPINION

A review of New Leaf, the third and most recent studio album by local rapper Ed Niño.


First ever Sass Fest celebrates doing it together

Submitted 11-28-2011 under OPINION

"Learning from one another can be free:" not just a wonderful sentiment from Sass Fest creator Marlee Cook-Parrott, but an apt description of the information workshops and talk sessions that were the most successful facets of the event.


GRAM Arts Symposium: Blind spots in "the Michigan perspective"

Submitted 11-18-2011 under OPINION

This past weekend, the Grand Rapids Art Museum brought together artists, scholars, and community leaders to collaboratively define "The Michigan Perspective." A tall order indeed. It appears that several things need to happen before we can clarify this distinct creative viewpoint.


Spirits and Wine Author Reads at Schuler Books

Submitted 10-17-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids native Susan Newhof to read from her book "Spirits and Wine" at Schuler Books.


"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.


"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.