UICA Volunteer Spotlight: Donna Reynolds

by (UICA)

Submitted 07-26-2010 under NONPROFITS

Donna Reynolds, UICA's rock solid Saturday evening concessions volunteer, has dedicated her time since October 2004. Donna heard about the theatre from a coworker at the old Bijou Theater in Eastown. Since then, her friendly attitude and hard work...

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UICA Interview: Kurt Perschke

by (UICA)

Submitted 07-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

With ArtPrize 2010 right around the corner, we at UICA thought it would be fun to look back on one of our artists from 2009 - Kurt Perschke. Kurt Perschke is an artist who works in sculpture, video, collage and public space. His most acclaimed work...

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Cutting the Cord - Why I'm Cancelling My TV Subscription

by (grtechpart)

Submitted 06-18-2010 under NONPROFITS

  Will Hartwell is a local attorney and a Partner in the Grand Rapids Technology Partnership (GRTP).  To promote the GRTP's goals of providing technology education and promoting technology use in the region, Will is writing the "Cutting...

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Wendy Jo Carlton Returns to GR to Screen "Hannah Free"

by (chuckfilms)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under OPINION

On Friday April 23 Grand Rapidians will have the opportunity to welcome home filmmaker, director and artist Wendy Jo Carlton as she presents her feature-film directorial debut, "Hannah Free" at Wealthy Theatre.  The film is being presented...

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Local Food Premiere: "Eating In Place"

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 04-04-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Can we eat our way to a healthier economy? That’s the question asked by Eating in Place, an hour-long documentary produced by the Grand Rapids Area Council for the Humanities (GRACH) and Calvin College.  Eating in Place premieres at 7 pm,...

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"Queeries" Monthly Film Series - Premieres March 19 at Wealthy

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

The following preview of "Queeries" film series is written by Colette Seguin Beighley, Assistant Director, LGBT Resource Center, Grand Valley State University.  "Queeries" premieres Friday, March 19, at Wealthy Theatre. Richard Florida counts...

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UICA: Interview with Mark Pascale

by (UICA)

Submitted 02-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Art Institute of Chicago's Mark Pascale discusses contemporary printmaking and UICA's exhibition (S)Edition: Prints as Activism. (S)Edition: Prints as Activism provides a venue for contemporary artists to connect the 21st century language of...

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UICA: Volunteer Spotlight

by (UICA)

Submitted 12-16-2009 under NONPROFITS

Cydney Colvig, Special Events VolunteerIn every city she has resided, Cydney Colvig seeks out artistic opportunities of both the professional and volunteer nature. Originally from Canada, Cydney has lived in cities such as Toronto, Vancouver,...

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Found Footage Festival at UICA

by (kevinbuist)

Submitted 11-23-2009 under NEWS

On Sunday, November 22, UICA (41 Sheldon SE) hosted the Found Footage Festival, a roadshow of funny and bizarre ephemeral video. The evening was hosted by Joe and Nick, collectors of the discarded remains of an era when every product came with a how...

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Until the Light Takes Us @ UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-16-2009 under NONPROFITS

Until the Light Takes Us is a feature length documentary about black metal: an ideological movement/music genre comprised of metal musicians, murderers, church-burners, and suicide victims. The film opens at UICA on December 4 and examines the birth...

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