Avenue for the Arts

Undercover in Heartside - Part I: Down-and-out on Sunday, Aug. 15

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-23-2010 under OPINION

In this series, I posed as a homeless man living on the streets in Heartside neighborhood from Aug. 15-17. I use the term "patrons" to refer to the homeless men and women in Heartside, derived from their patronage of social services. My friend,...

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The Artists of Heartside Gallery & Studio-- David Broaduz

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 07-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

Heartside Gallery and Studio began in 1993 as a small program of Heartside Ministry.  This ever-expanding program continues to offer the Heartside community and its neighbors a supportive and safe environment in which to create,...

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Rapid Growth panelists dissect the value of art in Grand Rapids

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-17-2010 under NEWS

Photos by Jon Clay  Rapid Growth Media held the fifth monthly segment of its speaker series last night at Wealthy Theatre. The topic of the night was "Good business is the best art."  Panelists included Brian Kelly (owner of Brian Kelly...

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Art.Downtown.2.0

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 03-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

 Over three hundred artists, twenty five venues, two trolleys and one big heaping dollop of fun on Friday April 16th from 6 to 11pm. Now in its eight year, and the second under the Art.Downtown. moniker, the event continues to expand and...

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Dwelling Place Volunteers Deck the Avenue!

by (Dwelling Place)

Submitted 12-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

Volunteers last Tuesday, December 1st,  helped DwellingPlace haul out the holly, untangle the lights, and dust off the holiday cheer while wielding tempera saturated foam brushes at 13 different Avenue for the Arts storefront windows. The event...

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VIDEO: Volunteers Join Dwelling Place to Deck Division Avenue

by (amandastpierre)

Submitted 12-09-2009 under NONPROFITS

To give community members the opportunity to participate in the Heartside neighborhood and to spread holiday cheer along South Division (from Wealthy and Fulton), Dwelling Place hosted Deck the Avenue on December 1, 2009. It was the...

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Holiday Avenue for the Arts Market at Founders Brewing Company

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 11-16-2009 under NONPROFITS

The Avenue for the Arts Market will extend their summer session to include a Holiday event being held at Founders Brewing Company in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday November 21, 2009. The Holiday market will be an indoor, all day event, featuring...

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