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Embellish Family in Chicago this Holiday Weekend

Submitted 11-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Introducing Embellish to the community, including our history, outreach programs, personnel data, and an opportunity to see Embellish in concert on Friday, November 27th, in Chicago.


Placemaking gone digital: Local library assistant turns Eastown into video game

Submitted 11-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Local cartoonist and librarian Drew Damron celebrates and pokes fun at Grand Rapids scene in a video game released this past summer to entertain friends and grow local culture.


The University Wits to produce "Lucky Stiff"

Submitted 11-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Lucky Stiff is a delightful musical comedy that is guaranteed fun for all. With fast paced choreography, slapstick humor and high energy vocal performances, Lucky Stiff will take you on an exotic adventure through the south of France.


The Eddy celebrates final "Artoberfest" concerts with time-limited pre-sale discounts

Submitted 10-09-2015 under NEWS

Friday, October 9 tickets are $10.00 at the gate and Saturday, October 10 pre-sale tickets 50% off "ARTcentive" with coupon code until 4:00 p.m. on October 9.


Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center presents The Sketches that Lived

Submitted 10-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center presents The Sketches that Lived at the Wealthy Theater on October 21 at 7:00 pm, a show for all ages that promises to delight and inspire. All proceeds go to the Creative Youth Center.


ArtPrize attracts film, game design live/learn/work community to Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-05-2015 under OPINION

Grand Rapids has been selected as the location for Snow Monster Studios, a new affordable studio/school focusing on animation, video game design and films that aims to make Michigan a hub for film and game design using Michigan people.


ArtPrize Seven turns Grand Rapids into giant music festival

Submitted 09-24-2015 under OPINION

ArtPrize Seven boasts 78 song entries with live performances throughout the city, The Eddy Music Festival, a variety nightly concerts and performances and big name headliners such as The Avett Brothers, Charles Bradley and Joshua Davis.


ArtPrize grows to include stage, screen, hands-on experiences

Submitted 09-23-2015 under NEWS

This year’s ArtPrize will include new events including ArtPrize Tonight, which offers film, music, theater and more after most venues have closed, and ArtPrize Labs, which offers a hands-on experience to give inspiration an outlet.


Experts, artists, public to come together to discuss artist-run spaces

Submitted 09-23-2015 under NEWS

Creators and supporters of the arts from various Midwest communities-including our own DAAC right here in Grand Rapids- will join for a night of ArtPrize’s Critical Discourse to examine a common goal: strengthening the arts and those who create it.


New program for older zoo-goers combines activity with education

Submitted 09-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

John Ball Zoo, along with Priority Health, kicked off the new Silver Explorer program last month. The eight-week program aims to bring more seniors to the zoo by giving them different method to learn and stay active.