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“TOAST”, Art Opening Reception + Artist Demos @ LaFontsee Galleries, Douglas

by (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 08-08-2016 under

LaFontsee Galleries concludes their Douglas exhibition season on September 4th as they raise a glass to “TOAST” their artists and the end of summer. Come celebrate a collection of inspiring new works by many LG artists. And, yes, toast...

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Artist Demos @ LaFontsee Galleries, Douglas

by (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 08-08-2016 under

Join LaFontsee Galleries in Douglas for demonstrations by two distinct sculpture artists, Cara O’Brien and Jason Quigno. Each artist will be working live and discussing their inspirations and techniques. This is an opportunity you won’t...

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The Voices of the Heart

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 06-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

Over the last 20 plus years, Heartside Gallery and Studio has been on the verge of connecting and developing a bridge between community and art. Just recently Heartside Gallery has created an online podcast named after their 2013 book publish...

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ArtPrize Seven Premiere Event to unveil new poster, announce jurors

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under NEWS

ArtPrize will be hosting its Premiere Event for year seven on Thursday, April 23. In celebrating the beginning of ArtPrize Seven they'll be premiering the 2015 ArtPrize poster, launching artist registration and announcing this year's jurors...

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Wine and Canvas wants to prove you can paint

by (emerydu)

Submitted 03-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Within the last few years a new type of business has come to Grand Rapids, teaching anyone that they can learn to paint. Wine and Canvas Grand Rapids is "art entertainment," says owner Cheryl Vander Vliet. For many customers, it's a...

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Catalyst Radio: Jazz & Justice concert Sat. Nov. 15 features Grupo Aye, Immigration Reform

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-14-2014 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 preview a new concert series that focuses on social justice issues. Called Jazz & Justice, the free monthly...

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ArtPrize awards celebration planned for Rosa Parks Circle

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-07-2014 under NEWS

This year's Awards Ceremony for ArtPrize will be at the Civic Theatre, a smaller venue than past years. Because of limited seating going to artists, venues and others involved in the event, another celebration, open to everyone, is planned at...

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ArtPrize provides opportunity for local residents to host visiting artists

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NEWS

Artprize is once again helping with the facilitation of connecting out-of-town artists in need of housing with local hosts. Area residents are eligible to offer rent-free accomodations to help artists off set the cost of their participation in...

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Avenue for the Arts to host professional development workshop

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

Break it Down, Make it Better will take place at 307 South Division on September 5, beginning at 5:30. Free to Avenue for the Arts members and Artprize 2014 Venue representatives, online registration opened August 1. The public is invited to attend...

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New perspectives built on creative foundation

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-05-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The character of South Division Avenue between Fulton and Wealthy is unlike any other. This collection of blocks is inhabited by makers and organizers who are active, creative and motivated to provide artistic experiences for the community. The...

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