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Catalyst Radio "Waiting on Division"

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-16-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Jessica Gladden speaks with Tom Gunnels, creator of the 'exploratory documentary project' Waiting on Division, seeking creative digital media outlets for those experiencing homelessness in Grand Rapids. Gunnels hopes to release the...

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Giving great: Take gifts beyond average by supporting local, handmade this year

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 12-08-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Want to feel extra good about your holiday shopping this year? What if a perfect, one-of-a-kind gift was easy to find, would support the local community, and created a charitable ripple effect that will reach throughout the year? Here are a few...

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A street on the division

by Maja Tosic (Maja Tosic)

Submitted 09-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Time travel exists. Just go down to South Division. When you first arrive, hip, up and coming businesses such as Propaganda Donuts and Have Company are all clustered near central points of downtown. But as you venture down the six long blocks...

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Spreading the Woosah: one print at a time

by Gabrielle Brown (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-25-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Relax, breathe, live in the moment and be at peace: that’s "woosah." With Woosah Apparel and Print shop, you can wear woosah, drink water out of it or hang it on your wall. Erica Lang is the founder and artist of Woosah Apparel and...

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Craft House creates place for opportunity, community, conversations about art

by Gabrielle Brown (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 07-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

In many ways, Craft House is not your average art gallery. It’s a blank canvas just waiting for new artists to come and color it with their own vision. The 300 square-foot gallery space has 50 linear feet of bare white walls which transform...

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Craft House expands programming with "Kitchen Gallery"

by Eric Tank (erictank)

Submitted 01-06-2015 under NEWS

Craft House, a contemporary art gallery on the South Division corridor, is expanding programming by adding six new artists to the live-in end of the studio space aptly named "The Kitchen Gallery:" the work quite literally hangs in the...

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Avenue for the Arts looks for permanent place to call home

by Eric Tank (erictank)

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Avenue for the Arts has launched a crowd funding campaign in order to secure a residence on Division Avenue. Located at 307 South Division, the space would serve as the headquarters for the DIT arts organization that has been operating on the...

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October's First Friday event to feature ArtPrize venues

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

On the first Friday of every month, Grand Rapids residents and visitors are invited to the galleries, shops and eateries of the South Division corridor to check out new events and features. The month of October brings an electrifying feel to the...

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ArtPrize continues "Entry for Sale" feature to help move visitors from enjoying to collecting

by Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

ArtPrize, for all its success, has seen some critique in the past over whether it was actually helping the showcased artists sell their artwork. Last year, a new feature was added to their website and signage to help people easily move from just...

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Avenue for the Arts to host professional development workshop

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

Break it Down, Make it Better will take place at 307 South Division on September 5, beginning at 5:30. Free to Avenue for the Arts members and Artprize 2014 Venue representatives, online registration opened August 1. The public is invited to attend...

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