ArtPrize attracts film, game design live/learn/work community to Grand Rapids

by (Michelle Newson)

Submitted 10-05-2015 under OPINION

ArtPrize has put Grand Rapids, Mich on the art map on an international level. Now ArtPrize artist David Prindle (creator of the animated short "Snow Monster" displayed on the second floor of the B.O.B.) is a part of a project aimed at...

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ArtPrize grows to include stage, screen, hands-on experiences

by (averym92)

Submitted 09-23-2015 under NEWS

ArtPrize is hosting new events this year as it continues to grow and evolve. As it draws in more artists and visitors, ArtPrize has also been growing to include more than just visual aspects of art and teaming up with events that are already a part...

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Why we need a Feminist Film Festival

by (lydiavanhoven)

Submitted 09-08-2015 under OPINION

In the top 100 highest grossing films of 2014, women represented a total of 30% of all speaking characters, often as a wife or mother. When we break down the numbers by race and gender, the statistics are even more bleak. Out of that small 30%, only...

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GR Reads: The Movies – The Haunting

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-28-2015 under

In this 1963 classic, a scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind. Tickets are available at or at the box office. Show your GRPL library card for...

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Round trip to NYC for price of admission to GRAM

by (RickBeerhorst)

Submitted 05-22-2015 under NEWS

The Whitney Museum of American Art and Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) are developing a special relationship. Thanks to the coordinated efforts of local fashion designer Pam DeVos and GRAM Director and CEO Dana Friis-Hansen, the GRAM has begun to...

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GR Reads: The Movies – Harold and Maude

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-14-2015 under

A cult favorite, Harold and Maude is the story about the friendship between a young, rich man who is obsessed with death and the anarchic, quirky lady he meets at a funeral. The relationship deepens as Maude teaches Harold to live life to its...

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Grand Rapids Brewing to Host Exclusive Screening of Upcoming Brewing Documentary, "Blood Sweat & Beer"

by (Kuhn)

Submitted 04-08-2015 under

Barfly Ventures will host a free screening of the yet-to-be-released feature documentary, “Blood, Sweat & Beer” at Grand Rapids Brewing Company (GRBC) and HopCat - Detroit. The film showcases the efforts and passion of the craft beer...

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Foodie Film Series to include food tastings, demonstrations, panel discussions

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 02-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Downtown Market is kicking off their new year with a host of new classes and events. To mix up their usual lineup, the market is now offering a documentary screening once a month called the Foodie Film Series.  Shannon Sadoski,...

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The Milky Way: Charity Presentation

by (kristinsrevere)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under

Simply Born at Home is underwriting a charity presentation of The Milky Way Movie! Please invite your friends and join us at the Wealthy Theatre on February 4, 2015 at 6pm. Admission is a suggested $10 donation. Come by early to check out our...

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Catalyst Radio: Chiaroscuro International Film Series begins Sunday

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-09-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about an upcoming international film series beginning this Sunday, called Chiaroscuro. This year’s...

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