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Jurors' Shortlist Announcement narrows selection for ArtPrize winners

Submitted 09-29-2015 under NEWS

During the Jurors' Shortlist Announcement on September 28 at the ArtPrize HUB, five jurors announced their top selections, and talked about what makes ArtPrize- and our community's interaction with it- important.


cHURCH OF MONIKA invites performers of all genres to participate in ArtPrize

Submitted 09-28-2015 under OPINION

Monika Wuhrer’s open source ArtPrize entry at SiTE:LAB turns the stage over to local community and dialogue.


Summer jazz series brings free music to Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Submitted 08-12-2015 under OPINION

The sixth performance of this summer's Jazz in the Park series featured the Steve Sandner Quintet. Two more free Monday night events round out the series yet this summer.


Loosely Bound exhibition consists of beautiful pieces backed by powerful concept

Submitted 08-04-2015 under OPINION

Loosely Bound at (106) Gallery and Studio presents work from five artists based around making sense of and materializing the ephemeral quality of time.


Bliss and Vinegar offers fast, fresh food to Forest Hills

Submitted 07-21-2015 under OPINION

[Review] The healthy alternative to fast food without sacrificing on time opened just months ago and focuses on quality, fresh and healthy options.


A moveable feast of tasty art at "Buffet"

Submitted 06-08-2015 under OPINION

Glitter Milk Gallery's new exhibit features fun food-themed art.


Honest to Goodness

Submitted 06-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

Vendor Spotlight: Sheri Wierenga of Dutch Girl Bath and Body brings all natural, homemade products to First Fridays: The Market


Streetcar history takes shape in upcoming book

Submitted 05-06-2015 under OPINION

May 10, 2015 is the 150th anniversary of mass transportation in Grands Rapids. Carl Bajema brings the details and history to life in his second book to be published within the next year, "The History of Grand Rapids Street Cars."


Design Makes a Difference: "Art of The Lived Experiment" and "Icebreaker" at KCAD's Fed Gallery

Submitted 04-21-2015 under OPINION

Two exhibits at KCAD's Fed Gallery show how good exhibit design makes for an accessible art experience.


Accessibility Theater: "Art of the Lived Experiment" at UICA

Submitted 04-17-2015 under OPINION

The UICA managed to make an exhibit about accessibility highly inaccessible.