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Cultura Collective commemorates Roosevelt Park neighborhood at ArtPrize Nine

by Nathan Slauer (nathanslauer)

Submitted 10-09-2017 under NEWS

An old church, an industrial warehouse, and a white clapboard house. These buildings, located on a vacant stretch of 333 Rumsey St. SW, formed a venue for ArtPrize Nine. Since ArtPrize officially ended on October 8, a bulldozer will soon tear them...

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Is ArtPrize hurting our homeless population?

by Courtney Burrows (courtneymburrows)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under OPINION

As ArtPrize 9 is underway the streets of Grand Rapids flood with thousands of art-lovers pushed into every over-pass, under-pass, crevice and walkway in hopes of viewing art that will inspire and entertain. To the average Grand Rapidian or tourist...

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2'

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NEWS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2': Kulapat Yantrasast

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2: Kyd Kane

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2: Morgan LaBarrie

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 1'

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-03-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 1' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub last night, October 2, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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Art happens here 365 days a year

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

This time of year in Grand Rapids, it’s pretty much impossible to walk three feet without coming face to face with some kind of art. What many people who flock to this city this time of year for ArtPrize may not realize is that art lives and...

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ArtPrize 2017 top 20 finalist "Lux Maximus" interview with the artist

by Jerry Wayne & Michelle Newson (Jerry Wayne Newson)

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NEWS

ArtPrize juxtaposes expert juror selection with what moves and inspires people whose personal exploration of artistic expression may not have extended beyond crayons and coloring books, rewarding artists that touch the hearts and ignite the...

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Sunny weather, large crowds make HopCat, WYCE Blue Bridge Music Festival a success

by Ron Lemmon (lemmon)

Submitted 10-02-2017 under NEWS

Unlike last year, when rain, wind, and cold weather dampened attendance, this year sunny skies and warm temperatures brought thousands of music and art lovers to the Blue Bridge Music Festival over two days to listen to the eight bands competing for...

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