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Last week, after a long day in downtown Grand Rapids, I aimed my car toward U.S. 131 south, hoping to cover the 13-mile drive home in the usual 21 minutes, give or take 60 seconds. Read More
Transportation and waste are the top two priorities.
ArtPrize kicked off its sixth year last week, and this year the annual open art competition, which will draw hundreds of thousands of attendees to downtown Grand Rapids over 19 days, has launched its first environmental sustainability initiatives. Read More
St. Cecilia Music Center's role as the official Music Hub of this year’s ArtPrize kicks off on Thursday. Read More
The 19-day competition makes changes designed to enhance the discussion on contemporary art
Massive throngs of people will descend on Grand Rapids this week when the sixth annual ArtPrize begins its 19-day stay in downtown as artists compete for $560,000 in prizes. Read More
Arena District enjoys 20 to 40 percent boost during event’s run.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With nearly 400,000 more people spending time in downtown Grand Rapids than normal, ArtPrize is a boon to area hotels, restaurants and bars. Read More
Forgotten basements, rooftops and the river are just some of this year’s sites.
A lot of focus is put on the art during ArtPrize — and rightly so — but venues might be just as important in the long run. Read More