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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.

Expanded Grand Rapids Maker Faire returns this weekend

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Tinkerers and tech enthusiasts spend a lot of time alone in the shop. The Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire will bring them out and into the spotlight for the second annual gathering of crafters, hobbyists and engineers organized by The Geek Group and GR Makers.

New mobile app for ArtPrize Seven available at iTunes Store

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - ArtPrize Seven has more than 1,500 works of art in over 160 places, and events and activities spanning nearly three weeks. That's a lot of information to keep straight. Luckily, there's an app for that. ArtPrize 2015's new mobile app now is available for Apple iOS devices from the iTunes store.

See how ArtPrize Seven expands nightlife with ArtPrize Tonight

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - ArtPrize 2015 won't only be about the art. It'll also be about the nightlife. The seventh annual urban exhibition and $500,000 competition expands its programming with new media, new venues and new events. The Eddy on stage and The Waterfront Film Festival on screen, two independent festivals, will be held during ArtPrize Seven.

Will LaughFest return to Grand Rapids in 2016?

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Will LaughFest return in 2016? If you've come to count on a little laughter to chase away the late winter blues, fear not. Gilda's LaughFest will be back next year.

WOOD TV8 names new anchor for 'Daybreak' morning news

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and Tropical Storm Erika were among the top news stories of the day last Friday. Closer to home, WOOD TV8's morning news show "Daybreak" reported on a local man beaten and discovered Popeyes Chicken on South Division, the start of high school football season, and on the hot, humid weather expected for the weekend in West Michigan.

Contract negotiations underway between Grand Rapids Symphony and musicians

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Grand Rapids Symphony musicians have plastered downtown with signs proclaiming "Support the GR Symphony Musicians." The reason why is that members of the Grand Rapids Federation of Musicians are in contract negotiations with the Grand Rapids Symphony for a new collective bargaining agreement.
Aug 31, 2015

#GRSymphony's contract with its musicians ends today. Negotiations underway on a new collective bargaining agreement|ow.ly/RzX8k

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

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Sep 03, 2015

@CindyKaczmarcz1 Welcome to Twit. Not my favorite place to be, but it is what it is ...😀

Sep 02, 2015

Wonder what's the most popular liquor in all 50 states? Lots prefer Jack or Evan or Jose. Only Michigan favors Jim | ow.ly/RIIMe

Sep 02, 2015

@nategorby You mean when matter meets anti-matter, or in this case, when doesn't matter meets barely matters, the universe might explode?

Aug 31, 2015

Facebook says my friend and MLive colleague John Gonzalez has 4,999 Facebook friends. Who will be the 5,000th? @MichiganGonzo

Aug 31, 2015

#GRSymphony's contract with its musicians ends today. Negotiations underway on a new collective bargaining agreement|ow.ly/RzX8k

Aug 28, 2015

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


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