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Art of the Lived Experiment exhibition opens April 10

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

As a part of DisArt, the Urban Institue of Contemporary Arts (UICA) is organizing an exhibit called "Art of the Lived Experiment." Originally a part of DadaFest in Liverpool, England and curated by ...

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Disability 101 (part 4): Disability as art

by (DisArt)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

It’s all about cookies. My 6-year-old son and I are home alone, Mom is at work, and the child desperately wants a cookie. Said cookie is on the third shelf of a cabinet that neither he nor I can reach on our own. But working together, we have...

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Street Party

by (svanderberg)

Submitted 04-01-2015 under

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Annual Food & Wine Show returns to downtown this weekend

by (caithoop)

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS

Tonight kicks off the seventh annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival. One of the largest culinary celebrations in the Midwest, it will take place in over 80,000 square feet of the DeVos Convention Center. In the expansive...

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Catalyst Radio: ArtPrize's Critical Discourse features Chris Smit of DisArt on Saturday

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-03-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW We spend this show with Dr. Christopher Smit of DisArt, one of the internationally-recognized experts leading the Critical Discourse conversations that...

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Brewery Vivant to take over Cherry Street at 4th annual beer fest

by (caithoop)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant is gearing up to welcome an estimated 2,500 attendees to this year’s Wood-Age Beer Fest. In order to accommodate the excited fan base, the brewpub has expanded the event and spilled out onto Cherry Street, thanks in part to...

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37th Annual Hispanic Festival brings beats, eats, culture back to Calder Plaza

by (Hispanic-Center)

Submitted 09-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan is holding its 37th annual Hispanic Festival September 5th and 6th in Calder Plaza, Downtown Grand Rapids.  The event will run from 11:30 am to 11:30 pm on both days, and is free and open to the public....

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Art festival to return to Mangiamo lawn for third year

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-05-2014 under NEWS

On the weekend of August 9 and 10 the lawn of Mangiamo! in East Hills will play host to The Big Bang Art Festival. The third year running, the festival features art vendors and live music.  "This event is growing every year in the variety...

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Local, national brewers to pour side by side at Summer Craft Beer Festival

by (andreemi)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under NEWS

For the fourth year, WGRD and the West Grand Neighborhood Organization came together to organize the Summer Craft Beer Festival, an outdoor festival featuring live music, food, games and craft beer from brewers around the country. The festival is...

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From Brooklyn to Grand Rapids: Founders prepares stage for largest music, beer fest yet

by (andreemi)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, June 21, Founders Brewing Company will host its seventh annual Founders Fest outdoor music festival on dual stages in front of the brewery at 235 Grandville Ave SW. The festival begins at 3 p.m and ends at 11 p.m. It will include local...

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