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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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services' Open House

by (DHHS_Development)

Submitted 09-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

(Grand Rapids, MI, September 17, 2014) -- Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, a 501(c)3 agency, is hosting an Open House for the media, general public and donors on October 3, from 4 to 7 pm at 4328 Kalamazoo Avenue in Grand Rapids. The Open House...

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Two Summer Retreats for Praying through Art

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

SUMMER RETREAT FOR WOMEN: WRITING AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 086-051 Welcome all women who love to write! This is the third year for this very popular retreat. Ideal for newcomers and veterans alike, our theme in 2014 is "The Heart's Longing....

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Community gardens are growing vegetables, knowledge and community

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 04-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Everyone eats. And most of us like hanging out with friends. This is why the local community garden is important. A community garden gives individuals and families a place to grow and care for a plot of fruits and vegetables with others in their...

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UICA's Live Coverage invites audience to watch artists work, raises funds for art center

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Over 30 artists used a variety of mediums to create works of art for an audience of 320 attendees at Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA)’s 13th annual Live Coverage event and fundraiser last Friday night. Along with artists working...

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Stop and be still; walk slowly and listen.

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 01-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

This program has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 12 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. due to weather. And so, this would be a great way to END a long, cold winter. As 2014 begins, the wind and snow howls about us and we wonder if it will ever end. We hope...

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Twenty years of Heartside: A celebration and book release

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 09-06-2013 under NONPROFITS

Heartside Gallery and Studio has a lot to celebrate. This Friday, September 13 from 6-9 p.m., the Gallery will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Gallery and Studio as well as the release of “An Irregular Heartbeat: The Artists of...

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Back to school the Talent Search way

by (TRiO Educationa...)

Submitted 08-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Valley State University’s grant-based TRiO Educational Talent Search program will be holding its first annual Back-to-School Picnic on August 28, 2013 at Pinery Park in Wyoming. The picnic, which aims to celebrate the program’s...

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Taste of Grand Rapids event to host 25 local restaurants, live entertainment

by (CL)

Submitted 07-18-2013 under NEWS

The 15th Annual Taste of Grand Rapids will take place July 19 and 20, featuring a wide variety of food from 25 local restaurants. The family-fun event will also be hosting a state-sanctioned barbecue competition, West Michigan Trucking show and live...

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Eat.Shop.Rock. to celebrate local economy with food, music

by (CL)

Submitted 06-18-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Uptown business districts invite the community to the Eat. Shop. Rock. event this Thursday, June 20, for a night full of entertainment in Grand Rapids' most thriving business districts: East Fulton, East Hills, Eastown and Wealthy Street....

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