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I am thrilled to be on 100.5 The River weekdays from 10am – 3pm! I have lived in West Michigan my entire life and am a graduate of both West Catholic High School and Grand Valley State University. Before joining 100.5 The River, I worked at other radio stations in Kalamazoo, Big Rapids and Grand Rapids. I have been married for over 15 years. My wife and I have three children: a 10-year-old girl, an 8-year-old boy and a 6-year-old boy. You'll hear them on air with me from time to time when they're not in school. I’m always talking about what’s going on in and around Grand Rapids. I love ArtPrize, exploring West Michigan and rooting for GVSU, Michigan, the Lions and the Tigers. Thanks for listening!
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The Accidentals, Ritsu Katsumata, Kari Lynch, MiaGreenMusic via YouTube
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14 Must-Hear Music Entries at ArtPrize Eight [Audio/Video]

Music hasn't been a strength of ArtPrize, but it is slowly becoming a bigger part of the event and the music featured is getting better. This year, there are over 50 musical entries in the Blue Bridge Music Festival. Listen to some of the best.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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The Best ArtPrize Entries for Kids

ArtPrize brings thousands to Grand Rapids and kids are always a big part of the event. Many schools take trips to explore ArtPrize and families spend time downtown too.

Sometimes the art kids enjoy most is the same artwork that's favored by jurors and the public, but often it's not.

Here are the best ArtPrize entries for kids to see at ArtPrize Eight!

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Canterbury From Crash’s Landing

Hot chocolate and warm apple cider are slowly creeping their way into our diets. Temperatures are cooling outside and it's more important than ever to find homes for cats without one. That's exactly what Crash's Landing is doing, but they can't do it alone.

Help Crash's Landing and adopt Canterbury!

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Artist Who Had Mardi Gras Beads Stolen Brings ‘Macarena’ to ArtPrize

Jeffrey Augustine Songco's installation "Revelry" brought 2,700 pounds of Mardi Gras beads to Calder Plaza in Grand Rapids at ArtPrize 2015. Those beads were (mistakenly?) taken on opening weekend.

Songco is back for ArtPrize Eight with the "Macarena" at UICA.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Why SiTE:LAB Isn’t Participating in ArtPrize Preview Week

ArtPrize Preview Week has begun! Over 30 venues are participating including major venues such as the GRAM, Calvin College - (106) Gallery, The B.O.B. and UICA.

One popular and award-winning venue that won't be opening early at ArtPrize Eight is SiTE:LAB.

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