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St. Cecilia hosts wine tasting in newly restored historic building

by St. Cecilia Music Center (St. Cecilia Mus...)

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Wine lovers are invited to attend one of the best wine tastings of the year in Grand Rapids on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Martha’s Vineyard will host the event called Eat. Drink. Be Merry! at St. Cecilia Music Center’s newly restored,...

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Big voice of Lalah Hathaway, big sound of Grand Rapids Symphony, sell out 'Symphony with Soul' in DeVos Hall

by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 02-23-2017 under OPINION

The Grand Rapids Symphony set out 15 years ago to do something it had never done before - fill the better part of DeVos Performance Hall with people who likely had never been to a symphony orchestra concert before. Fill it they did on Saturday,...

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Los Lonely Boys

by St. Cecilia Music Center (Stcecilia)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

Full of the infectiously melodic mix of bluesy rock ’n’ roll and rootsy brown-eyed soul that’s long endeared Los Lonely Boys to its fan base, the album adds an expansive range of new sonic elements, like touches of reggae grooves,...

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The Voices of the Heart

by Heartside Gallery and Studio (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 06-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

Over the last 20 plus years, Heartside Gallery and Studio has been on the verge of connecting and developing a bridge between community and art. Just recently Heartside Gallery has created an online podcast named after their 2013 book publish...

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Curators take over: Non-traditional spaces on South Division

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 02-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

When curators launch dynamic and enthralling shows, magic happens. Frequently, large-scale institutions like the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and Kendall College of Art and...

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Art.Downtown. 2015

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 01-30-2015 under

This spring, Art.Downtown. will captivate audiences on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 6-11pm.  Expanding from the Avenue for the Arts corridor in the Heartside Neighborhood to Kendall College of Art and Design and Devos Place in central downtown,...

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Annual Food & Wine Show returns to downtown this weekend

by Caitlin Hoop (caithoop)

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS

Tonight kicks off the seventh annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival. One of the largest culinary celebrations in the Midwest, it will take place in over 80,000 square feet of the DeVos Convention Center. In the expansive...

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Vendor Spotlight: Dan and Tiffany Garbowitz

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Clean, classic, high quality, and meticulously assembled. These leather goods by Dan and Tiffany Garbowitz were a clear standout at The Market on First Fridays in June. Belts, lanyards, and a variety of wallets come in a range of tasteful neutral...

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Vendor Spotlight: Dan and Tiffany Garbowitz

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Clean, classic, high quality, and meticulously assembled. These leather goods by Dan and Tiffany Garbowitz were a clear standout at The Market on First Fridays in June. Belts, lanyards, and a variety of wallets come in a range of classic, neutral...

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Vendor Spotlight: Taylor Bultema

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 07-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

A wash of color forms subtle, blended tones that are overlaid by vibrant hues and pronounced shapes. Seeing Taylor Bultema’s prints at The Market on First Fridays in June compelled me to ask her about the meaning behind her work, “My...

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