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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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Heartside record shop to showcase memories

by Dan Steenwyk (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-11-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Dodds Record Store, a staple in the Heartside neighborhood of Grand Rapids for over 30 years, is undergoing a metamorphosis that will result in the record store becoming less of a store and more of a museum paying homage to the cultural and musical...

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Vertigo A-Go-Go to rock downtown

by Tiffany Compton (comptont)

Submitted 11-08-2012 under OPINION

This Saturday, November 10, Vertigo Music will be hosting live performances from local bands at the free all day event, Vertigo A-Go-Go. This event, as it has been in the past is open to the public and kid friendly.  "This is our fourth...

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Massive crowds flood Vertigo Music for Record Store Day celebrations

by Adam Kolkman (atkolkma)

Submitted 04-27-2012 under OPINION

Last Saturday, the aisles of Vertigo Music flooded with enthusiasm as hordes of music lovers arrived to celebrate Record Store Day. Judging by the seemingly endless checkout line, which serpentined around several long rows of albums, the day’s...

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Vertigo Music to host live music festivities on Record Store Day

by Adam Kolkman (atkolkma)

Submitted 04-16-2012 under OPINION

With the advent of the MP3 and digital distribution, CD sales have plummeted and local stores have folded at an alarming rate. However, many local stores are now bouncing back after embracing the new demand for vinyl. Apart from brining customers...

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