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To measure a year: Reflecting on ACT's apprenticeship program

Submitted 05-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

Consulting Writer Annabelle Miller reflects on the power and impact of ACT's first apprenticeship program.


Passion brings first Asian Festival to Grand Rapids on June 10

Submitted 05-23-2017 under NEWS

As the Grand Rapids Asian Festival nears, food, performances, vendors, and activities are being finalized by the event organizers.


Animators Open Mic coming to Wealthy Theatre on May 23

Submitted 05-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Open to everyone and free, see great animation, hang out with animators, talk shop, get advice, and make connections.


Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace returns, providing platform for artists, artisans, entrepreneurs

Submitted 05-16-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

More than 50 vendors will be present for the first event of the season, taking place on May 27 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., including local favorites like Hides and Stitches, Albright Lavender Farm, Pink Lemonade, Cutie Pie Craft, Third & Co. Studio and more.


Division Avenue Arts Collective is back with all-ages summer programming

Submitted 05-12-2017 under NEWS

The DAAC, Division Avenue Arts Collective, is back this summer with all-ages programming at their 333 Rumsey location as part of a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County.


Art of Rube Goldberg arrives at Grand Rapids Art Museum

Submitted 05-09-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The new exhibition celebrates the groundbreaking artwork of one of the most influential cartoon illustrators of the twentieth century. The exhibition will be on view May 20 and go through August 27, 2017.


Creative Youth Center, Triumph Music Academy create music, spoken word album

Submitted 05-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy teamed up to create an entirely student-made music and spoken word album. Some of the poems written for the album have earned awards, and the collaborative project has drawn the attention of Michigan Radio.


In constant growth: ACT apprentice Chris Overway

Submitted 05-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at ACT apprentice Chris Overway - his inspiration, his creation, and his goals.


Visually captivating: ACT apprentice Michael Donnal

Submitted 04-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at ACT apprentice Michael Donnal - his inspiration, his creation, and his goals.


WMCAT offers training for adults and teens with an emphasis in arts and technology

Submitted 04-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features WMCAT who provides hands on training to adults and teens in artistic and technical fields