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ArtPrize Eight Opens Wednesday With Celebration at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Valley State University Laker Marching Band, GVSU Dance Company and WGVU Nerd Walk will kick-off ArtPrize Wednesday, September 21, at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

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The Accidentals, Ritsu Katsumata, Kari Lynch, MiaGreenMusic via YouTube
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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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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ArtPrize Eight is Almost Here

Are you ready? Are you ready for some incredible art, crowds, fun and excitement?

ArtPrize 8 is but days away and the excitement kicks off next week with the opening the 2016 most-attended public art event on the planet!

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Movieclips Trailers, YouTube
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ArtPrize On-Screen: Trailers, Showtimes, Free Tickets, More

ArtPrize On-Screen is back with ten new films at ArtPrize Eight.

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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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ArtPrize: Talk to the Artists

Wow, it's hard to believe that we are getting ready to kick off ArtPrize 8 in less that a week! (Preview week kicked off on Wednesday, August 14th, but the official start of ArtPrize will be next Wednesday, September 21st.)

I have been to each and every ArtPrize. One of the things I've learned over the years is there is always more to art than meets the eye.

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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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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Over 30 Venues Participating as ArtPrize Preview Week Begins

The first annual ArtPrize Preview Week begins Wednesday, Sept. 14 and runs through Tuesday, Sept. 20. Over 30 venues are participating and giving fans an early look at this year's ArtPrize entries.

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Courtesy ArtPrize
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Meijer Gardens to be Big Part of ArtPrize 2016

It's hard to believe, but ArtPrize is nearly here. It opens September 21, and that's not far away. Are you excited? I am, and can't wait to see what the 8th annual competition brings us.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Where to Find ArtPrize’s Eight Neighborhood HUBS

ArtPrize fans will have a new way to enjoy the art competition this fall. ArtPrize has announced there will be eight Neighborhood HUBS. The HUBS will be run by ArtPrize and located at eight major venues.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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How to Volunteer at ArtPrize Eight

ArtPrize Eight is coming to Grand Rapids, September 21 - October 9. It takes hundreds of volunteers to successfully run the popular event. See how you can help make ArtPrize Eight a success.

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