The Rapidian

The Wizard of Oz

Inspiring Oz: Macatawa at the Turn of the Century Exhibition Open

by (834design)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under

Since 1847, the lakeshore has been a site for both industry and leisure for residents and tourists. One of the more famous summer residents was L. Frank Baum (1856-1919), author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Baum first visited Macatawa in 1899 and...

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ArtPrize artist profile: The many colors of T. Mikey

by (Ken Tamke)

Submitted 09-25-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

The moment you walk through the front doors of the downtown institution, the B.O.B., you’re compelled to exclaim, “Dorothy, we’re not in Kansas anymore.”  Such is the reaction when you first lay eyes on Please Ignore the Man Behind the Curtain...

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