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Art galleries say congratulations, farewell; contemplate "home"

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 07-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

This Friday, August 1, vendors, musicians, food trucks and entertainers will flock to South Division for a festive, spirited evening of music and handmade goods. Following a successful turnout in June, The Market on First Fridays returns with even...

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Vendor Spotlight: George Wietor

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 07-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

At The Market on First Fridays in June, I could have stayed at the Issue Press booth for hours flipping through the multitude of handprinted artist books. The cover graphics were clean and minimalist and the collection of artists were carefully...

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Music, art come together at The Market on First Fridays

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 06-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

The art and music community in our city is growing by the second. With different art shows, exhibits, and countless music events happening every single night, it’s safe to say that Grand Rapids is exploding with creativity of all sorts. ...

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The Market Merges with First Fridays for Summer

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 05-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

For 2014, The Market returns as a First Friday event. On June 6th and August 1st, South Division will once again become a lively center for art, music, and culture. In addition to a gallery and shop hop that exhibits artwork at a variety of indoor...

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The Avenue for the Arts works to bring in even more vendors with upcoming market

by Ryan Collins (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 07-11-2013 under NEWS

The second Market presented by The Avenue for the Arts of the summer will be held from noon to 8 p.m. this Saturday, July 13 on South Division Avenue between Cherry Street and Fulton Street. The June Market saw 64 vendors, and the July Market hopes...

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Avenue for the Arts brings back the Market

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 05-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Market presented by the Avenue for the Arts is back and bigger than ever. This is a great opportunity to wander the sidewalks of South Division between Fulton and Cherry and celebrate creativity and community. This year...

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