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ArtPrize Pitch Night Winners: Poetry Fox, Wall of 5,000 Mirrors, Extinction Simulation, More

ArtPrize Pitch Night is a way to discover and support out-of-town artists. Winners receive $5,000 and prime spot to display their work at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

Pitch Night has grown each year since its debut in 2013. This year, ArtPrize Pitch Night has expanded to six cities.

Learn about this year's winning projects, artists and where to find them at ArtPrize Nine.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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2017 West Michigan Chalk Art Festival [Photos]

The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is drawing hundreds of spectators to Byron Township this weekend. Take a look at some of the chalk art before, during and after completion.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
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West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is This Weekend

The 2017 West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is Friday and Saturday in Byron Center.

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Courtesy Meijer Gardens
Courtesy Meijer Gardens
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Meijer Garden’s Summer Concerts Kick off Sunday and You Can Still Buy Tickets

Still looking for something to do this weekend? As if there's nothing going on. Festival, the Griffins, and so much more.

Here's another. The Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens, officially kicks off tomorrow Sunday, June 4th, with Replay America, featuring Billy Ocean, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas and Taylor Dayne in the Ultimate 80s Tour! And, tickets are still available!

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Best Activities for Kids at Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts

The 48th annual Festival of the Arts is this weekend in Grand Rapids!

Festival opens at noon on Friday and runs until 6PM on Sunday.

Take look at our guide for kids and enjoy Festival 2017!

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Courtesy GRSO
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The Fairies May be Out at the Blandford Nature Center This Weekend

Legend has it that if you build a fairy home and leave it in your garden, you just might attract a fairy into your garden.

If you have neither the time nor the talent to build your own Fairy home, then take a moment or two, to see the spectacular work of others at the Grand Rapids Symphony’s “Blandford Enchanted” at Blandford Nature Center here in Grand Rapids.

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Courtesy GRCT
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“Thoroughly Modern Millie” Opens at Civic Theatre Next Week

What does it take for a girl to be modern in 1922 New York? The answer is simple, become a flapper, and, star in a great show at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

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Waterfront Film Festival Reinvents Itself With Year-Round Facility in Holland

Waterfront Film Festival, a staple of film-arts in West Michigan since 1999, recently announced the opening of its new screening and event venue in Holland. Their new headquarters/theatre/workshop, is on Columbia Avenue, near downtown Holland. They are introducing their new facility with a Grand Opening film and celebration.

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Courtesy SCMC
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Judy Collins, Leo Kottke and More at St. Cecilia Music Center

St. Cecilia Music Center just announced their 2017 / 2018 concert season, and they're bringing the best with the best with concerts featuring the best musicians in chamber, jazz and folk music.

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UICA Ready to Help Artists “Jump Off”

One of the gems in the Grand Rapids arts scene, the UICA, is getting ready to host another of their fascinating and thought provoking exhibitions. It's called The Jump Off.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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ArtPrize Creates New Category for Students With $5,000 Prize

ArtPrize and Western Michigan University have announced a new opportunity for students coming to ArtPrize Nine.

A new student award will give $5,000 to the winner.

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Andy Rent/TSM
Andy Rent/TSM
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Grand Rapids Symphony Picnic Pops has Exciting Lineup This Summer

Classic rock comes to Cannonsburg Ski Area for the Grand Rapids Pops 2017 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops this summer.

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