Have Company, Harbinger Leather Design join South Division Avenue art district

by (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 07-24-2013 under NEWS

On July 13, Have Company and Harbinger Leather Design at 136 South Division Avenue enjoyed their “soft opening,” which coincided with the Avenue for the Arts downtown market. This week marks the second official week of the store...

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Jeffrey Lewis headlines Sunday DAAC event

by (comptont)

Submitted 11-23-2012 under OPINION

Last Sunday, November 18, the Division Avenue Arts Cooperative (The DAAC) was host to an eclectic mix of music headlined by Indie anti-folk darling Jeffrey Lewis from New York City. The DAAC is an interesting venue in its own right, run by...

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Downtown art show event raises awareness about North Korea crisis

by (Karie Schulenburg)

Submitted 04-16-2012 under OPINION

For a small country, North Korea poses a big and mysterious threat to the world. North Korea is known for high walls, machine guns and a domineering government. North Korea takes extreme measures to keep the rest of the world out of their country,...

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Art.Downtown. plans for bigger event

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 02-28-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Art.Downtown., slated for April 13, plans to be bigger than previous years. This year's event boasts three trolleys taking Grand Rapidians to over 30 locations with over 350 artists being showcased. It is one night when downtown Grand...

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AIGA Grand Valley Presents 3rd Annual Pattern Show

by (aigawestmi)

Submitted 03-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

AIGA Grand Valley is holding its 3rd Annual Pattern Show on Friday, March 25th. The exhibit is free and open to the public, and will be on display from 8-11pm at the DAAC. The theme of the exhibition is Maps & Direction.The Pattern Show is...

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Voters give proceeds from Sunday Soup #8 to music collective

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-24-2010 under NEWS

Organizers started early today to set up for Sunday Soup #8. By the time the first volunteer cooks trickled in, the Division Avenue Arts Collective (115 S. Division) had been tiled with homemade benches, decorated with freshly carved pumpkins and...

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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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Dante Cope and the Couture Tape Co-Operative unite Division Ave.

by (douglasdooley)

Submitted 05-25-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Cope is working on a project with a fellow Jackson native. They call their group "Grandson," as a play on the two cities' names. He thought they would be making their first album under this moniker over the next year and probably...

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Humanature Exhibit at the DAAC

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 03-07-2010 under OPINION

 The Division Avenue Arts Collective presented its first collectively organized art exhibition on Friday March 5th.  The theme was Humanature, purposely spelled with only one N expressing the intersection of humanity and nature.  This...

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A Conscious Benefit at the DAAC

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 02-03-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The Division Avenue Arts Collective (115 S. Division · Heartside Grand Rapids) recently hosted an event to raise awareness of the issues involved with the various ways our society engages in animal exploitation . The event was titled “A...

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