UICA welcomes news Exhibitions Curator, Juana Williams

by (KCAD)

Submitted 06-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

UICA is proud to welcome the newest member of our team, Exhibitions Curator, Juana Williams. Williams comes to us from Detroit, MI, where she most recently worked as Assistant to the Chair at Wayne State University Department of Art and Art...

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Artist feature from UICA: Patrick Ethen

by (KCAD)

Submitted 04-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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FLINT EASTWOOD + Valley Hush || The Pyramid Scheme 12/4

by (Drew Drialo)

Submitted 12-02-2015 under

"Even if you're standing at the back of the room, Jax Anderson is still singing to you.   In fact, the singer and songwriter behind the big-buzz local pop outfit Flint Eastwood has, starting from her breakout on the Detroit scene back...

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Weingartz aims to Mow Down Hunger during Hunger Action Month

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

September is Hunger Action Month. For three Michigan food banks, that means donations will go twice as far, thanks to Weingartz’s Mow Down Hunger campaign. During the campaign, which runs from Sept. 14 through Oct. 6, the Michigan-based,...

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Why Place Matters

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Christopher Cork  I was recently reminded why I joined the ECA board and why I love our neighborhood. I have been part of discussions about the proposed Family Fare gas station at Fulton and Carlton through our board meetings, but...

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Popular Detroit barbeque joint to expand operations to Downtown Market

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Last week the Downtown Market announced its newest tenant that will be opening shop next spring. The popular Corktown Neighborhood restaurant Slows Bar B Q from Detroit hopes to tap into the expanding downtown and complete the triangulation between...

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Public responds to Design 99 art practice in Detroit neighborhoods

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-01-2014 under NEWS

This video is a collection of responses to the Critical Discourse: Creative Approaches to Detroit - A conversation with Design 99 on Tuesday, September 30. Immediately following the program, two response stations were available for anyone...

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Critical Discourse on Detroit: Design 99's neighborhood work as artists

by (Darlene Kaczmarczyk)

Submitted 10-01-2014 under OPINION

Mitch Cope of Design 99 speaks almost reverently of opening an envelope he found in the attic of 13208 Klinger Street in Detroit to discover two perfectly preserved pigeon wings. “The hair stood up on the back of my neck,” he recounts....

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Local Double Up Food Bucks program first in country to go digital, reduce lost benefits

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-12-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The Fulton Street Farmers Market (FSFM), as well as about a dozen smaller markets in the area, is partnered with the Fair Food Network offering a program called Double Up Food Bucks (Double Up) that benefits low income persons by matching Bridge...

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Story Matters: Black Hills resident Kapriona Smith compares Grand Rapids to Detroit

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-23-2014 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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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