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Submitted 09-30-2016 under NEWS
This weekend a range of musical genres can be heard on the Blue Bridge, an ArtPrize Eight venue. Check out music, art entries, two local breweries, a record label and radio station WYCE.
Submitted 09-30-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Ride The Rapid to get to fun events for the whole family throughout Grand Rapids and the suburbs.
Submitted 09-29-2016 under OPINION
Urban experiences develop self-confidence and cultural awareness in children. ArtPrize 8 is a perfect opportunity to bring kids downtown for a great urban experience.
Submitted 09-28-2016 under NONPROFITS
Wes DeVries' ArtPrize piece brings texture and movement to life.
Kara Wood from the City of Grand Rapids discusses updates to our city’s parking system in this latest segment of NPO Showcase.
A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.
Submitted 09-27-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
During a time when the entire city is growing, in competition and undergoing cultural upheaval in its attempt for relevance to the contemporary art world, the work of the Cultura Collective is an ambitious symbol of local solidarity, rather than a token of diversity.
Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS
Josh Spanninga, contributing writer and community contributor for the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, reviews Grand Rapids-based director, Joel Potrykus's third feature length film.
At The Spoke Folks, our goal is to ensure everyone has access to a safe and reliable bike. As a part of this, we have known disenfranchised communities, especially communities of color, need our services the most.
Grand Rapids Symphony will rock ArtPrize with music that's a little less Dvorak and a lot more DJ and dance at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
Submitted 09-27-2016 under OPINION
Do you prefer Billy Joel or Elton John? It didn't matter with Jim Witter and the Grand Rapids Symphony to open the 2016-17 Fox Motors Pops Series, in DeVos Performance Hall, September 23-25.
Submitted 09-27-2016 under NEWS
Unregistered voters have until October 11 to fill out application to vote and get registered. Local groups are working to get voters signed up.
On Sunday, October 2, Artists Creating Together will host the ACT Creative Lab in partnership with ArtPrize Labs at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market to celebrate the arts and inclusion in the Grand Rapids community.
Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS
All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.
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.
Submitted 09-23-2016 under NONPROFITS
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.
Submitted 09-21-2016 under NONPROFITS
3:11 Youth Housing mentors discuss how they partner with youth as they transition into adulthood in this latest segment of NPO Showcase.
ArtPrize at Meijer Gardens
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.
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