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Updated with link: Special episode of City Connection discusses the importance of voting, voting rights

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Tonight's special episode of City Connection focuses on empowering voters to know their rights.

SiTE:LAB collaborates with DisArt on ArtPrize entry "Hybrid Structures"

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ArtPrize entry and related programming aimed at changing perceptions of disability.

The Muteflutes - "Worry About the Wind"

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Grand Rapids' folk-rock group The Muteflutes perform a new song live in Studio X on 88.1fm WYCE.

The Muteflutes - "Legacy"

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Grand Rapids' folk-rock group The Muteflutes perform a new song live in Studio X on 88.1fm WYCE.

Ty Beat - "Talking About a Someday"

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Local songwriter, producer, drummer, and DJ Ty Beat shares a new song live on 88.1fm WYCE.

Ty Beat - "See Ya"

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Local songwriter, producer, drummer, and DJ Ty Beat shares a new song live on 88.1fm WYCE.

Hannah Rose Graves - "Love Shocked"

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Local blues/rock/soul singer-songwriter Hannah Rose Graves shares a new song with her band in Studio X live on 88.1fm WYCE.

Hannah Rose Graves - "Blue Jay Blues"

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Local blues/rock/soul singer-songwriter Hannah Rose Graves shares a new song with her band in Studio X live on 88.1fm WYCE.

Roosevelt Diggs - "Don't Count on Me"

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The guys from local Americana group Roosevelt Diggs share a song live in Studio X on 88.1fm WYCE.

Roosevelt Diggs - "Worst That I Do"

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The guys from local Americana group Roosevelt Diggs share a song live in Studio X on 88.1fm WYCE.

Pinterest Night

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If you or your family are looking for something to keep you occupied indoors, try Pinterest Night.

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

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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."

Why we need to admit Hometown Hero is sentimental pandering, not art

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We are talking about art, not the validity of the sacrificed lives of our servicemen and women, or the heartache of their family members. And as intelligent, thoughtful people, we should be capable of separating the two.

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

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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.

Rapidian on the street: Public at Amway Grand respond to Why These Finalist panelists

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We spoke to the public about artwork at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and asked their responses to the Why These Finalists Part 2 panelists' thoughts.

Join in viewings of ArtPrize Awards Ceremony

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A Community Watch Party will be held in Rosa Parks Circle on Friday for the announcement of the ArtPrize winners.

Last chance to vote in ArtPrize: Juror Sarah Urist Green shares ideas on how to make your votes count

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With just two days left in Round 2 of the public vote, we spoke to 3-D juror Sarah Urist Green to find out questions she recommends asking yourself as you make final selections for ArtPrize voting.

"For the Toward" channels raw energy into athletic grace

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[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.

Rapidian on the street: Public at Ford Museum responds to Why These Finalists panel

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As Critical Discourse continues, art professionals discussed the finalists at Why These Finalists Part 1 on Monday night. We spoke to the public and found their responses to the panelists' thoughts.

Participation, humor, magic trump sheer size at Why These Finalists Part 2

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The nature of audience participation was brought to the forefront as panelists examined time-based entries, creating a common theme: to succeed, audiences must have some direct involvement in creating the work, and the story must be relevant to that participation

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