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Family of artists creates city-wide game of 'I Spy' for ArtPrize Eight

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NEWS

Aaron Zenz and his six kids placed a thousand rocks with hand-painted faces around Grand Rapids for visitors to find while they explore the city, which has transformed into one giant venue for displaying and interacting with art.


In Season: September 23, 2016

Submitted 09-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.


Writers Under 30 series opens the floor up to young local artists

Submitted 09-22-2016 under NEWS

A series designed by GLCL and Bombadil Books promotes young writers making connections and sharing their art. The next event is a public reading that will take place on Thursday, September 29 and will feature eight writers under the age of 30.


Almost Home: Grand Rapids in Focus is ArtPrize at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Submitted 09-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize at Meijer Gardens


The Potter's House School making art from the rubbish

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

Students from The Potter’s House high school use the rubbish from the new building site to create works of art, and anchor their learning about being transformational leaders.


Young Leaders Against Violence accepting applications for new "agents of change"

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence or YLAV is a youth-led coalition against relationship and sexual violence. YLAV is now accepting applications from high school and college age students in Kent County.


Lowell graduate returns to West Michigan to discuss the power of student activism

Submitted 09-20-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

An interview with student leader, Leighton Watson on what the Black Lives Matter movement means to him and the importance of student voices.


"Mr. Burns": Actors' Theatre imagines life after the apocalypse

Submitted 09-17-2016 under NONPROFITS

A discussion with director Randy Wyatt about "Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play" by Anne Washburn at Actors’ Theatre Grand Rapids.


Grand Rapids Symphony's exciting, new season will have you on the edge of your seat

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 opening Sept. 16-17 welcomes Harry Potter, E.T., MercyMe, Lalah Hathaway and new music director Marcelo Lehninger to town


"Outsider" art to make Big Bang at Mangiamo this Saturday

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Over 30 artists will be selling their artwork on the Mangiamo lawn from 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. this Saturday for the Big Bang Outsider Art Fair.