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

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Critical Discourse event portions of video courtesy of WOOD TV8   With four of the 20 ArtPrize public vote finalists located at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, The Rapidian and GRTV went down after Why These Finalists: Part 2 to talk to people...

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Holographic sculpture uses unlikely materials for new purposes

by (averym92)

Submitted 10-06-2015 under NEWS

Robin Protz’s ArtPrize entry “Seasons,” on display at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, is a 3-D entry that depicts a tree in what Protz calls a “holographic sculpture.” If Protz’s name sounds familiar, this is...

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"That's my boy:" Shouts, tears accompany news of Top 20 Public votes in ArtPrize 7

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 10-04-2015 under NEWS

In the middle of a dull, rainy afternoon, the atmosphere at the Rosa Parks Circle for the Top 20 Finalist public vote announcement of ArtPrize Seven was bright and hopeful. As volunteers, sponsors, artist, friends and family gathered for the...

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Story Matters: Sarah Bowling and Aaron Hendrick's ArtPrize engagement story

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-04-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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A tribute: On the death of Mayor Lyman Parks

by (Mayor George K....)

Submitted 11-04-2009 under OPINION

A Tribute by Mayor George Heartwell Grand Rapids lost a giant yesterday. Former Mayor Lyman Parks died of complications accompanying a stroke. The community is poorer with his passing. Lyman Parks held office during an extraordinary period of...

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