Grand Rapids, MI Flickr group

Submitted 12-15-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Meeting up with the Grand Rapids, MI Flickr group might seem a little intimidating if you look at the photos in the group pool. There are plenty of people carrying around big equipment, and it's full of quality photos from people who are just going...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Art Viewing Experience

Submitted 12-15-2009 under OPINION

Walking through the austere building, you hear hushed voices, feel a cool draft and see stark white walls everywhere you look. You move from room to room glancing at each of the hundreds of paintings, prints and sculptures that break up the bright...

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Creative youth showcased in Boys & Girls Clubs' 2009 Club Member Art Show

Submitted 12-11-2009 under NONPROFITS

Portrait sketches being drawn by a Steil Club employee, glittery gak covering the hands of curious children, and amazing artwork hanging in the gallery. On Friday, Dec. 4th, Boys & Girls Club of Grand Rapids hosted its annual Club Member Art...

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Division Mural Saved by Neighborhood Support

Submitted 11-05-2009 under NEWS

A motion was unanimously passed Nov 4th that will allow the wall and mural at 217 South Division to remain in place temporarily.  Although the Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Committee was clear that the boarding up of a historical building...

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The Books mesmerize sold-out Ladies Literary Club

Submitted 09-25-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

It’s hard to tell exactly what has changed in the three years since The Books last graced the stage of Calvin College’s Ladies Literary Club. Back in April of 2006, The North Adams, MA-based “collage/chamber-pop” band were the first artists to...

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