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Story Matters: Brian Balderston explains attraction for artists to SiTE:LAB

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-27-2014 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. The Rapidian created a special story fort for SiTE:LAB's Preview Party on Tuesday, September...

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Artists put finishing touches on Art.Downtown.

by (jtstoner)

Submitted 04-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

This week there was a flurry of activity all across downtown Grand Rapids as artists scrambled to get their pieces up for Art.Downtown 2012. This one-night only art event is happening from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight. Studios, galleries, shops and...

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Secret society inspires newest SiTE:LAB event

by (Heidi Stukkie)

Submitted 04-10-2012 under NEWS

Inspired by a turn of the century secret society, the newest SiTE:LAB event this Friday night will offer visitors three floors of innovative performance art at the old Harris Furniture Building. This building, located at 109 ½ South Division...

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Catalyst Radio: SiteLab and pop-up art galleries

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

This week, in studio guest is Paul Amenta of SiteLab. SiteLab is known in Grand Rapids for projects like ActiveSite and Michigan - Land of Riches, which were both pop-up galleries of site-specific installations. Art pieces in SiteLab draw...

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Review: Michigan Land of Riches

by (austinlb)

Submitted 05-17-2010 under OPINION

Back in February, at a panel organized by the GRAM, Fred Sebulske, the founder of the Actors’ Theatre in Grand Rapids, bemoaned the poor coverage of local culture by the press in the city. He pointed out that the John Mayer concert at the Van Andel...

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Land of Riches – Art.Downtown. and beyond

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 03-22-2010 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum has partnered with Paul Amenta, originator and former director of Activesite to bring a new vision to the former Public Museum site at 54 Jefferson. The building, having stood vacant for well over a decade, will once...

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