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The Drunken Retort

by Marcel Price (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 11-04-2016 under

#15 on the list of 50 "Must experience events in Grand Rapids" -Grand Rapids Magazine.   The Drunken Retort is a BIG CITY weekly art showcase in our beautiful city of Grand Rapids. This is primarily a Spoken Word Open Mic, But...

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María de Buenos Aires

by Opera Grand Rapids (Opera Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-05-2016 under

María de Buenos Aires An unconventional hybrid of tango, opera and surrealism Music by Ástor Piazzolla Libretto by Horacio Ferrer Seductive, haunting and intoxicating, genre-bending tango opera María de Buenos Aires is a surreal spiritual journey...

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Lake Effect Fringe Festival 2016 brings unique theater experiences to Dog Story Theater

by Joel Schindlbeck (jlschindlbeck)

Submitted 02-10-2016 under NEWS

The Lake Effect Fringe Festival 2016 will take place February 4 through March 6 at Dog Story Theater in Grand Rapids, and will present a variety of theater experiences from a hyper-local gaggle of seven theater production companies.   WHAT IS...

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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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Harpeth Rising

by Maria Di Meglio (harpethrising)

Submitted 09-28-2015 under

With their brand new album, 'Shifted', debuting at No. 1 on the Folk Charts, the classically trained women of Harpeth Rising combine original, gritty lyrics with folk, roots, bluegrass, and rock on violin, banjo, cello, foot-percussion, and...

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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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Sustaining a vibrant art community

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

It's easy to see that the art community in downtown Grand Rapids is quickly expanding. Events like Art.Downtown., First Fridays, and ArtPrize have captured the attention of people from near and far to visit downtown and experience art. As...

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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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