Arts & Entertainment

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Unique tile company has Italian touch

American Glass Mosaics got vital financing from Muskegon Angels.

September 19, 2014
Bottles that held beer no one ever drank are part of the process at a unique new company in Norton Shores. Read More

Varied venues add to ArtPrize's flair for the unusual

Forgotten basements, rooftops and the river are just some of this year’s sites.

September 19, 2014
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

ArtPrize is ready for you

The 19-day competition makes changes designed to enhance the discussion on contemporary art

September 19, 2014
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

Local First throws Lakeshore Street Party

September 19, 2014
Local First is traveling to a lakeshore town on Saturday to throw an inaugural street party with a diverse lineup of food, beverages, musicians and activities — which reflect the surrounding neighborhoods. Read More

John Mellencamp headlines downtown

September 18, 2014
Tickets to a hall-of-fame rocker’s Grand Rapids show go on sale Friday. Read More

St. Cecilia Music Center receives $1M gift

September 15, 2014
A philanthropist has left an “amazing gift” to the St. Cecilia Music Center. Read More

Fred’s last gift to Lena

At a cost of $22 million, Japanese garden combines spectacular use of horticulture and sculpture.

September 12, 2014
Tranquility and space is at the heart of the new Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More

ArtPrize makes national 100 best list

September 12, 2014
Don’t be surprised to see tour buses rolling into downtown Grand Rapids for ArtPrize 2015, or even ArtPrize 2014, which begins Sept. 24. Read More

Cottage Bar chili cook-off on tap tomorrow

September 12, 2014
A longtime Grand Rapids event has a new sponsor this year. Read More

New sports complex hosts MSU scrimmage

September 12, 2014
Michigan State University’s baseball team will make a visit to West Michigan on Saturday. Read More