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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Arts and Entertainment Reporter — Grand Rapids Press, MLive

Arts, entertainment and culture reporter for @MLive and @GRPress in Michigan. Arts lover, cultural observer, progressive thinker, history buff, wordsmith.

New outdoor murals add a splash of color to downtown Grand Rapids

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Artist Jeff Zimmerman's "Mural for Grand Rapids" was painted as an entry in ArtPrize 2010. In October, the artist from Chicago was one of several ArtPrize artists, including $250,000 grand prize winner Chris LaPorte, featured on a segment that aired nationally on NBC's "Today Show."

Here's what the experts at ArtPrize Seven will be talking about in Grand Rapids

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - ArtPrize was launched to reboot the conversation between artists and audiences. The seventh edition of the urban exhibition and $500,000 competition will expand the exchange in its series of public conversations titled Critical Discourse.
Aug 28, 2015

Here's the critical discourse that the experts at @ArtPrize Seven will be talking about in Grand Rapids | ow.ly/RuH6B

Dish TV blackout ends, but not for all Michigan TV viewers

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcasting Group have reached a truce, restoring network channels to Dish customers throughout the country and ending a blackout of 129 local TV stations in 79 markets and 36 states, the largest in TV history.
Aug 27, 2015

#Dish TV blackout ends, but not for all Michigan TV viewers. Here's why and where. | ow.ly/RstHU

Michigan satellite TV viewers outraged by 'largest blackout in TV history'

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - TV stations across Michigan have been blacked out for Dish Network subscribers while the provider and Sinclair Broadcast Group wrestles with a nationwide contract dispute over retransmitting local broadcast stations.
Aug 26, 2015

Dish versus Sinclair - Michigan satellite TV viewers outraged by 'largest blackout in TV history' | ow.ly/Rq0n2

Elusive sculpture unveiled in Meijer Gardens' Woodland Shade Garden

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Korean artist Lee Ufan's work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the Tate Gallery in London, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and now in Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
Aug 25, 2015

Elusive sculpture unveiled in @MeijerGardens' Woodland Shade Garden. It's easy to miss so close to #JapaneseGarden | ow.ly/RmasE

Former ArtPrize entry 'Red Ball Project' breaks free, torments Toledo

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Visitors walking through the first ArtPrize were greeted by a big, red ball tucked away at the entrance to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and other locations in Grand Rapids.
Aug 25, 2015

See former @ArtPrize installation, 'Red Ball Project,' rolling free in downtown Toledo. | ow.ly/RmNZi

Why GRandJazzFest was a 'totally new' experience for headliner

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - GRandJazzFest headliner Bryan Lubeck has played at venues all over the country, but Grand Rapids was a first for him. The Chicago-based guitarist entertained last Saturday, but he spent most of the two-day festival off-stage with festival goers who were trying out guitars. "A totally new idea," he said.

St. Cecilia Music Center launches new awards for ArtPrize 2015

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - St. Cecilia Music Center has launched a series of Critics' Choice Music Awards that'll debut at ArtPrize 2015. Some $10,000 in prize, half decided by a panel of jurors and half by the popular vote of ArtPrize goers, will be awarded for musical entries at the conclusion of ArtPrize Seven.
Aug 21, 2015

@St_Cecilia Music Center in #GrandRapids launches a new series of cash prizes for musical entries in @ArtPrize 2015 | ow.ly/Rc0dg

Joshua Davis from 'The Voice' plays at ArtPrize in October at St. Cecilia Music Center

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - NBC's "The Voice" finalist Joshua Davis will be a special guest at ArtPrize 2015. The Traverse City resident, who plays tonight in Mackinac Island's Marquette Park, isn't participating in the seventh annual exhibition and $500,000 competition. But the third-place finisher on "The Voice" performs during ArtPrize Seven at a benefit concert for St.

Experience a panoramic view of New York City at Grand Rapids Art Museum

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The New York City skyline is familiar to millions who've crossed the Brooklyn Bridge by car, who've ridden the Staten Island Ferry past the Statue of Liberty or who've flown into LaGuardia Airport. Or who've seen "Taxi Driver," "Manhattan" or "When Harry Met Sally" anywhere.
Aug 10, 2015

See a spectacular, panoramic, time-lapse, one-day view of New York City at #GrandRapids Art Museum. @GRAM | ow.ly/QIwx1

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Aug 28, 2015

Here's the critical discourse that the experts at @ArtPrize Seven will be talking about in Grand Rapids | ow.ly/RuH6B

Aug 27, 2015

#Dish TV blackout ends, but not for all Michigan TV viewers. Here's why and where. | ow.ly/RstHU

Aug 26, 2015

Today is National Women's Equality Day and National Dog Day. I'm wondering whether we should fault a man? Or a cat? Maybe both.

Aug 26, 2015

Dish versus Sinclair - Michigan satellite TV viewers outraged by 'largest blackout in TV history' | ow.ly/Rq0n2

Aug 25, 2015

See former @ArtPrize installation, 'Red Ball Project,' rolling free in downtown Toledo. | ow.ly/RmNZi

Aug 25, 2015

Elusive sculpture unveiled in @MeijerGardens' Woodland Shade Garden. It's easy to miss so close to #JapaneseGarden | ow.ly/RmasE

Aug 21, 2015

@St_Cecilia Music Center in #GrandRapids launches a new series of cash prizes for musical entries in @ArtPrize 2015 | ow.ly/Rc0dg


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