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Former Math Teacher Wins ArtPrize Pitch Night Minneapolis With Math, Music and Paintings

Artist Emily Lynch Victory was one of five finalists at the fourth annual ArtPrize Pitch Night Minneapolis event, held at the Walker Art Center. She won a $5,000 cash grant and a guaranteed spot on the seventh floor at 200 Ottawa in Grand Rapids during ArtPrize Eight.

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Kathy Kuhn
Kathy Kuhn
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47th Annual Festival of the Arts is Next Weekend

It's hard to believe, but Festival is just days away...next weekend!

2016 will be the 47th Festival of the Arts, making it one of the longest-running festivals in the state.

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GLAM! - Exhibition Opening
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Traverse City Welcoming Andy Warhol and Dale Chihuly Exhibits

The Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College will celebrate its 25th anniversary with the opening of five new exhibitions that will be shown from June 12 – September 4, 2016.

Andy Warhol and Dale Chihuly exhibits will be part of the anniversary celebration.

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National Dance Institute (NDI) Celebrates 40th Anniversary at Annual Gala
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Summer Camp for Your Kids? Try a Summer Theatre Camp

If you’re searching for fun activities for your kids this summer, how about the Van Singel Fine Arts Center for the summer theatre camp scheduled for June 27-30 from 9am to 1pm.

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Arts in Ada is This Saturday

This Saturday in Ada, it's Art Day! ARTS IN ADA is an all-day celebration of the Arts!

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Courtesy Lowell Arts!/Lowell Chamber of Commerce
Courtesy Lowell Arts!/Lowell Chamber of Commerce
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Lowell Showboat Sets Summer Concert Lineup

There is so much fun and entertainment in West Michigan this summer. There is something for everyone. The Meijer Garden's Summer Series, downtown activities including VanAndel Arena with Paul McCartney in August, just to mention one. And don't forget the always popular Lowell Showboat.

The Lowell Showboat Sizzlin' Summer Concerts, presented by LowellArts! and Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is ready to kick off another fabulous season.

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GRandJazzFest has Great Lineup for August Event

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announces the performance lineup for the fifth annual festival being held Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids. Eleven diverse acts are on tap for West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival.

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Courtesy Circle Theatre
Courtesy Circle Theatre
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Cats is Coming to Circle Theatre in May

Circle Theatre, will open their Main Stage season with a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS starting on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Aquinas College.

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ArtPrize Artist Registration Now Open

Artist registration opened at noon today for ArtPrize 2016. Registration for the eighth annual event runs until 5PM on June 2.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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A Look Inside ‘UNLOADED’ at UICA [Photos]

UNLOADED is a traveling exhibition which explores the historical and social impact of guns. The exhibition at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts features the work of more than 20 artists, including former ArtPrize juror and ArtPrize award finalist Mel Chin.

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Van Singel Fine Arts Center
Van Singel Fine Arts Center
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TV Stars Bring “Driving Miss Daisy” to Van Singel Fine Arts Center Thursday

One night, and one night only, the Van Singel Fine Arts Center will host “DRIVING MISS DAISY,” the Pulitzer prize-winning comedy-drama written by Alfred Uhry. And, it reunites TV stars Sheree Wilson and Clarence Gilyard, both of “Walker Texas Ranger” fame.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
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ArtPrize Exhibition Will Feature 50 Artists Including Robert DeNiro Sr.

ArtPrize in partnership with Second Ave Arts today announced a three-day exhibition named Collectors Show / SPRING.

Collectors Show / SPRING will be held at the ArtPrize HUB in Grand Rapids from March 31 - April 2.

The show will feature 30 past ArtPrize artists and 20 artists from New York City, including Robert DeNiro Sr.

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