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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2: Kyd Kane

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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Creative writing and music students team up for genre-bending performance

by Carly Schweppe (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 11-30-2016 under NEWS

Students at the Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy are coming together for a brand new collaborative project, a free night of Spoken Word + Music. On December 16, CYC students will perform original poetry at the Wealthy Theatre Annex...

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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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"Adrift in a Sea of M&Ms" Book Release Reading

by Marcel Price (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 11-04-2016 under

You are invited to:"Inner Beauty and The Beast." at The Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters.A Quadrouple Poetry Feature with some of the cities most incredible poets!Featuring:Zerilli, KFG Poetry, Kyd Kane Poetry, and ...

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Book Launch for Fable the Poet: "Adrift in a Sea of M&Ms"

by Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL)

Submitted 10-14-2016 under

Support fresh voices at a special celebration for Marcel "Fable" Price in honor of his volume, Adrift in a Sea of M&Ms. Fable will be joined at this free reading and performance by Zerelli, KFG, and Kyd Kane.  More details on our...

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"The Cast Away Tour" Send Off.

by Marcel Price (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 01-29-2015 under

"The Cast Away Tour" Is a 10 week tour that Fable The Poet will be going on starting May 10th. This event is a last rally for funds, and one last going away party before he hits the road! There will be 3 DJ's 3 Features and 3 Special...

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"Everything Under The Sun"

by Marcel Price (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 01-29-2015 under

"Everything Under The Sun" Is a unique collaboration of Grand Rapids Performing artists. There will be Poetry, Soul SInging, Rock and Roll, Hip-Hop, and Spoken word/Indy music at this event.   Ticets will be $5 in Advance, and $8 at...

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"The Drunken Retort" Songwriter-Comedian-Poetry Open Mic

by Marcel Price (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 05-18-2014 under

If you come once, You might just get hooked! This is a variety open mic! The first if it's kind in Grand Rapids, Mi! Bring your talents, We have a ton of Singer Songwriters, Poets, Comics, and Story Tellers! Every Monday at Stella's Lounge!!! FREE...

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ArtPrize 2013: Stephen Gren inspires through spoken word

by Rachael Ocampo (Rachael_O)

Submitted 10-01-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Stephen Gren learned long ago that life would never be a bed of roses. Now, at age 22, the Grand Rapids artist has a lot to say about his experiences and it’s hard not to listen. Spending five minutes around Stephen Gren catapults his...

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Vuela Grito; Picardo celebrates 25 years of art

by scott warren (scott warren)

Submitted 08-26-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

On Thursday August 29, 2013, local artist Erick Picardo hosts an evening of spoken word poetry, and authentic drumming. The show is titled "Vuela Grito", which loosely translates to "flying scream", or as Picardo explains it,...

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