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Annual "Día del Sol" fundraiser celebrates Grandville Avenue community

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

On June 15, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities will be hosting their annual fundraiser at the Goei Center. Día del Sol, or "Day of the Sun," is the nonprofit’s yearly celebration of the students...

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Elevating Voices: Community Media Center showcases locally produced videos exploring identity, race, disability at Wealthy Theatre

by George Wietor (George)

Submitted 04-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Wednesday night, Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC) will present a special showcase of video productions created during the Elevating Voices project. Elevating Voices is a multi-year project of GRCMC created to raise the visibility of...

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Staycation: Kendall College, Cook Arts Center partner for Spring Break Art Camp

by Cook Library Center (Cook Library Center)

Submitted 04-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Over the first week of April, a group of Cook Arts Center students enjoyed their spring break by attending a four-day art camp. The camp was held in partnership with Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD). From origami to ceramic animal...

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"Cook Library Scholars", un programa de apoyo para jóvenes, se transforma en una segunda familia

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 03-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Read this article in English | Leer este artículo en inglés   “Mi mamá me dice que tengo que entregarme a mis estudios para ser un modelo para mis hermanas menores”, dice Liliana. “De esa manera pueden seguir mi ejemplo y...

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Volunteers become champions at Cook Library Center

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 03-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

Here at Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH), the volunteers are critical and cherished supporters in pursuing our mission. The students always rush to the door to greet the volunteers with literal open arms and spend every minute possible...

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Hip-hop camp brings happiness to kids at Cook Arts Center

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 02-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

For two weeks this past December, 15 students immersed themselves in the culture of hip-hop at the Cook Arts Center. The students, ages 6 to 15, had the chance to explore hip-hop through movement and art.  The camp resulted in response to...

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Four Grand Rapids organizations to host Celebrate! Community Arts Day

by Artists Creating Together (Artists Creatin...)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, March 28, four Grand Rapids arts organizations will collaborate to bring the 4th annual Celebrate! Community Arts Day at the Grand Rapids Ballet. This free event provides an opportunity for people of all ages to experience dance, music...

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Grand Rapids youth review holiday events at John Ball Zoo

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities.  On Saturday, October 25th, the AAPC visited the annual "Zoo Goes Boo" event at John Ball Zoo. Each student...

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ArtPrize examined from a youth perspective

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. On Sunday, September 28 and Friday, October 3, the AAPC visited ArtPrize and each student wrote about what stood out to them...

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Andy Angelo Press Club experiences art, music in downtown Grand Rapids

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 05-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club attended Art.Downtown on April 11, 2014 and then later that weekend attended the La Dispute concert at the Pyramid Scheme. They got a chance to interview artists at Art.Downtown. and the band at The Pyramid Scheme. Here,...

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