The Rapidian

artprize

VOTE for Your Favorite "Helping Hands" Artwork Finalists!

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 09-22-2009 under NONPROFITS

Kids say (and draw) the darndest things -- including works of art, inspired by the Red Cross, and including superheroes, snipers, and someone named Kirby. Come stop by the Grand Rapids Public Library Main Branch downtown from September 23 to 27,...

[read more]

100,000 Paper Airplanes

by (silverman)

Submitted 09-16-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

By now you may or may not have heard of Rob Bliss, but he has left his mark in Grand Rapids.  When he posted his event for a pillow fight in Rosa Park Circle on Face book last year, he was hoping for a hundred people, more than 1000 showed up....

[read more]

Aussie Rules ArtPrize

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 09-16-2009 under OPINION

The recent conversion to digital broadcast television has tripled my television viewing options from one PBS station to three PBS channels. I do not watch much TV but, occasionally, I flip it on to turn off my brain. Finding the right fodder to...

[read more]

ArtPrize piece catches fire in Cathedral Square

by (John Eisenschenk)

Submitted 09-15-2009 under NEWS

(Video) Michael Glenn Monroe was welding his The Sharing Tree (fondly known as "Woody") Project for ArtPrize at the Cathedral Square near the Catholic Central High School when the tree caught fire around 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 2009. See his...

[read more]

ArtPrize in Pre-production Around Grand Rapids: A photo essay

by (jproctor)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

ArtPrize, the biggest art venue to hit Grand Rapids, is just around the corner. Hundreds of artists from all around the world are traveling to Michigan for two weeks for a chance to win $250,000. Only a week away, many artists are scrambling to put...

[read more]

Browse