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Captivating audiences, three perspectives on performance

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 07-22-2016 under NONPROFITS

One way performers make memorable musical experiences for their audience is by the persistent engagement they display on stage. Kevin Jones of Unity Drum & Dance strives to keep audience members feeling included during performances. His ability...

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Honest to Goodness

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 06-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

One of the highlights of the Grand Rapids community is the constant support of local makers. With the thoughtless consumerism surrounding American culture, it is refreshing to be able to find a multitude of artists and artisans enclosed within a few...

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Tunes, Hoops, Snacks, and Crafts!

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 06-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

On the first Friday of June, South Division was animated with live music, bustling shoppers, and the spirited energy of so many creative people all in one place. During The Market on First Fridays, the sidewalks became vibrant, as artists and...

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