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Division Avenue Arts Collective to close its doors, begin search for new location

by (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 07-25-2013 under NEWS

On July 23, the DAAC made a statement on their website discussing the immediate closing of its venue and community space. The collective has been told to vacate by July 31. “I think there’s a trend in the country that the inner...

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Pieces, moments of Art.Downtown. 2013 leave strong impressions

by (DWalsh)

Submitted 04-29-2013 under OPINION

Art.Downtown. is an important event for the arts commmunity. A lot of effort goes into this annual showcase, from the making of artwork to the planning and coordination of hundreds of people and details, culminating in the execution of a springtime...

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Catalyst Radio: LadyfestGR to showcase female talent, benefit Our Kitchen Table

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-15-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW After a successful inaugural LadyfestGR in 2012, the now annual event is set to kick off next week, expanding to two days of women-only musical...

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Catalyst Radio: The DAAC has new plans to stay vital in Heartside district

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-07-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about the Division Avenue Arts Collective, located at 115 S. Division, and some of its re-forming plans in...

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Big Mind Sky is big winner at Sunday Soup #16

by (thedaac)

Submitted 11-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Promising to afix a massive rainbow-shaped neon sculpture to the side of their prominent downtown building, Open Concept Gallery won $276 at last night's Sunday Soup #16. Sunday Soup, a program of The Division Avenue Arts Collective (The DAAC),...

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Second Coming: The Story of David Bixby - Part 2

by (Matt Poole)

Submitted 06-24-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Part II: “FALSE PROPHETS” This is part two in a three-part series re-introducing folk musician Dave Bixby to the city that he left 40 years ago. He is performing this Friday at The Division Avenue Arts Collective (115 S. Division) in...

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Second Coming: The Story of David Bixby - Part 1

by (Matt Poole)

Submitted 06-22-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Part I: THE "CULT ALBUM" This is part one in a three-part series re-introducing folk musician Dave Bixby to the city that he left 40 years ago. He is performing this Friday at The Division Avenue Arts Collective (115 S. Division) in...

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May Day is for workers and soup - Live coverage of Sunday Soup #13

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 04-29-2011 under NEWS

Showers or flowers, you never know with Michigan weather. The Division Avenue Arts Collective hopscotched past April and is kicking off May with Sunday Soup #13. Sunday Soup is a mini-granting program organized by The DAAC (115 S. Division...

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Sunday Soup #12: A full year of soups

by (pichot)

Submitted 03-27-2011 under NEWS

The time has come: the last Sunday of the month. Three proposals were up for Sunday Soup #12, although only Ribbons of Song (this round's recipient) and Grand Rapids Comic Society presented. The potluck-minigrant event started at 6 p.m. and lasted...

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Live coverage of Sunday Soup #11

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 02-25-2011 under NEWS

We're coming up on the last Sunday of the month, which means another edition of Sunday Soup. A monthly series, Sunday Soup is a community potluck with an admission fee of $5. In return, attendees get a bowl of soup and a ballot to vote on their...

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