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Twenty-Six Artists’ Works On Display During Art of The Lived Experiment in Grand Rapids

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), the Fed Galleries at KCAD, and the Grand Rapids Art Museum will display the work of 26 U.S. and international artists in Art of the Lived Experiment, a contemporary Disability Art exhibition on view April 10 – July 31, 2015.

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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UICA Raising Funds for Exit Space Project for Murals in Downtown Grand Rapids

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids is about $1,000 short of its $10,000 fundraising goal for Exit Space Project.

Exit Space Project would bring art installations to public places in Grand Rapids.

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Courtesy Broadway Grand Rapids
Courtesy Broadway Grand Rapids
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Broadway Grand Rapids Announces Spectacular New Season [Video]

WOW! That's all I can say, wow! What a spectacular 2015-16 season Broadway Grand Rapids just announced.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts’ Traveling Troupe Presents ‘The Hundred Dresses’

For 25 years, The Traveling Troupe has been giving back to West Michigan through theatrical productions starring and aimed at kids.

That includes upcoming performances kicking off Saturday of the musical "The Hundred Dresses."

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Announces 90th Season

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts have announced their 90th season, and it certainly has a "wow" factor.

The season is filled with performances reflecting its 90-year history of being one of the top amateur regional theaters in the country.

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Kevin Winter
Getty Images Entertainment
Kevin Winter Getty Images Entertainment
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Greatest Actors Who Haven’t Won an Oscar

The 2015 Academy Awards are behind us now, and congratulations to the winners.

Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything, won best actor, Julianne Moore, Still Alice, won best actress.

Those two actors, as well as the other nominees, gave magnificent performances. However, on one can win in each category leaving many on the outside looking in.

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Bob Levey, Getty Images
Bob Levey, Getty Images
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The Oscars Are Sunday; Are You Excited? [Video]

Movie fans everywhere are counting down the days -- and hours -- until the Academy Awards are handed out.

Who or what will win? Surprises or nope, not really?

We've waited for more than a month since the nominees were announced. The Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards have already been handed out, so the pressure is on.

Were The Globes and SAG awards really a predictor of who and what will win? We'll know this Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m. EST.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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The Top Oscar Movies in 4 Minutes [Video]

The Academy Awards, Oscars, will be handed out a week from Sunday, February 22nd. Do you have a favorite movie?  Haven't had a chance to see them all? Who has.

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Perquin mural / en.wikipedia.org
Perquin mural / en.wikipedia.org
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UICA Calling all Artists for new Murals Downtown This Spring

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts’ (UICA) public art program Exit Space Project just released an open call for artist proposals for a series of murals to be installed in downtown Grand Rapids this spring. The project, which is partially funded by Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc., will place several pieces of vibrant public art within the downtown boundaries.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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Oscar Nominated Movies as Seen Through the Eyes of Kids [Video]

The Academy Awards, Oscars, will be handed out on Sunday, February 22. Who will win? Who do you want to win? Have you even seen all of the nominated movies?

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Civic Theatre’s Rapid Delivery Improv Opening at New Location

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s RAPID DELIVERY IMPROV (RDI) is excited to announce new shows at a new performance venue: The Rezervoir Lounge, 1418 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Symphony
Bob Bernhardt/John Varineau Courtesy Grand Rapids Symphony
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Bob Bernhardt Named Principal Pops Conductor of Grand Rapids Symphony

The Grand Rapids Symphony has just announced the appointment of their Principal Pops Conductor, Mr. Bob Bernhardt!

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