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Story Matters: Roxanne Buhl, Western watches significant growth around them in Heartside Neighborhood

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-12-2014 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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Story Matters: Annie DeYoung see learning, opportunities through involvement with Avenue for the Arts

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-12-2014 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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Story Matters: Marlee Grace Hanson wants to be part of the churning

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-10-2014 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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Reshaping perspectives: The Rocket takes on culture in a new way

by (Ryan J Gimarc)

Submitted 03-05-2014 under OPINION

The Rocket is an unexpected and fresh take on usually-tired themes of poverty, tradition, and conventionality set in government-run Laos. It is foreign and yet emotional, building our trust and gaining our sympathy throughout. This Australian film...

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Avenue for the Arts revamps First Fridays with new programs

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 02-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Head down to the Division Avenue corridor on March 7 from 6-9 p.m. for an all new First Fridays Gallery Hop presented by Avenue for the Arts.   First Fridays now operates under the collaborative efforts of avenue vendors and artists in an...

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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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UICA to offer opportunity to watch as artists create

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NEWS

Usually an art audience sees only the final product of an artist’s labors. However, at UICA’s Live Coverage, observers watch as artists channel the muse. The 13th incarnation of the annual event and fundraiser will take place at the...

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UICA to host day-long seminar for artists, curators, documentors

by (erictank)

Submitted 02-18-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday March 1, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. the UICA will host a day of speakers and discussions about what goes in to creating a great art show. Attendees will discuss a variety of themes exploring the balance of creative studio practices,...

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WMEAC to show"Gasland II" at UICA

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 01-17-2014 under NEWS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts will host the second film of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC)’s 2013-2014 film series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21. This month’s film is Gasland II, the...

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Mid December Holiday Art Thing: no holiday craft stuff here

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

Join in the holiday shopping extravaganza on December 14 from 12-5 p.m. for the Mid December Holiday Art Thing. The exhibit is at a live/work lofts space at 506 Oakland SW showcasing seven of the area's accomplished artists working in a variety...

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