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SiTE:LAB community creates one more surprise at final performance of grand prize winner

Submitted 10-12-2015 under OPINION

At the end of the marathon that is ArtPrize, the true test of the SiTE:LAB community was met: to make sure long-time volunteer Toni Bal could swing right along the rest of the women in Kate Gilmore's winning "Higher Ground."


"For the Toward" channels raw energy into athletic grace

Submitted 10-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

[VIDEO] "For the Toward" was selected as a Top 5 Jurors' Shortlist in the Time-based Category and was captured in this film by ArtPeers Erin Wilson and Seth Thompson.


Nomadic placemaking: Art designed to help communities see future potential

Submitted 10-06-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

SiTE:LAB's projects, and the new experiences the public has with the property through them, have the potential to use art to facilitate a more expansive vision of the property's future.


Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.


Cooking for Alzheimer's Prevention

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Area seniors and caregivers to learn brain-smart recipes


Just wrong enough: How swinging inside an ArtPrize house creates community

Submitted 09-29-2015 under OPINION

As a facilitator of volunteers and volunteer myself for Kate Gilmore's "Higher Ground," my turns on the swing brought a surprising combination of power dynamics, physical duress, intimacy with strangers, and even monotony.


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.


Habitat for Humanity of Kent County announces $20+ million Plaza Roosevelt Redevelopment Project

Submitted 09-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

We're partnering with community organizations and neighborhood residents to create Plaza Roosevelt, which aims to enhance the physical, service and social environments of the neighborhood.


Local musicians work to promote supplemental education programs

Submitted 08-04-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Local musicians will be performing at The Avenue for the Arts event, First Fridays: The Market, working to promote supplemental education programs in Grand Rapids neighborhoods such as East Hills, Heartside and Roosevelt Park.


Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.