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ArtPrize 2014: How to Vote

The public vote is what sets ArtPrize apart from other art events and competitions. It's also the easiest way to become involved in ArtPrize.

Learn how to vote at ArtPrize 2014.

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Coming Downtown for ArtPrize? Here’s How to Deal with Panhandlers

Coming to ArtPrize? While you're enjoying the various pieces throughout Grand Rapids (especially downtown), it's highly likely that you'll be approached by someone asking for money, food or cigarettes.

No, it's not the shiny and positive thing that most people want to talk about during ArtPrize and I understand that.  But because you may not be from a larger city or a frequent downtown GR visitor or very comfortable in a downtown setting in general, I want you to be aware of potential panhandlers and know how to react.

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Sofia Vergara Uses Lip Flip to Bring Down Jimmy Fallon

Sofia Vergara knew exactly what she was doing the second she took the 'Tonight Show' stage last night. The 'Modern Family' star was hellbent on one thing: playing one of host Jimmy Fallon's favorite games (and we know how much Fallon loves games) and using it to totally turn the tables on him. You like Lip Flip, huh, Jimmy? Right? You don't like it as much as Sofia does.

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Katie Bell
Katie Bell
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ArtPrize 2014: Final Day Before ArtPrize Full of Events

ArtPrize begins tomorrow, but there are many ways to celebrate and enjoy art in Grand Rapids today.

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ArtPrize 2014: GVSU’s Downtown Pew Campus Hosts Entries

Since ArtPrize’s inception, Grand Valley State University’s Pew Grand Rapids Campus has played host to artwork from around the world.

This year Grand Valley is hosting a collaborative piece with the University of Michigan that will be showcased at the Eberhard Center during the international art competition, September 24 through October 12.

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Former President Jimmy Carter To Speak In Grand Rapids On Monday

Former President Jimmy Carter will be speaking in Grand Rapids at a lecture and book signing Monday night.

The 39th president and his wife, Rosalynn, will be part of Grand Rapids Community College’s Diversity Lecture Series. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the series and the college’s 100th anniversary.

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s Performing Original Play ‘The Boatwright’ [Video]


Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
and its School of Theatre Arts have combined on a special production for the inaugural American Association of Community Theatre's NewPlayFest.

"The Boatwright,"
the story of a retired Kansas state trooper who decides to build a sailboat to single-handedly traverse the Atlantic Ocean and the troubled neighbor who helps him, is on stage through Sunday at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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ArtPrize 2014: Guide for Kids and Families

With large crowds and lots of walking, it's best to plan ahead when visiting ArtPrize with kids.

View our guide for tips on the best events for kids and the best ArtPrize entries to see with your family.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Maze Runner’ Outpaces ‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’

Young adult movies are big business.

'The Maze Runner' took over the box office this weekend, proving that the audience for films were young people in science fiction dystopias are forced into violent and terrible predicaments extends beyond the 'Hunger Games' franchise.

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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ArtPrize 2014: Important Dates, What’s New, Transportation and More

View our ArtPrize preview to learn about venue hours, voting deadlines, what's new this year and more.

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Celebrate ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary With Stay Puft Marshmallow Donuts at Krispy Kreme

There are a few ways you could celebrate the 30th anniversary of 'Ghostbusters'. You could watch the film again with the new 30th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray. You could sing Bobby Brown's "On Our Own" at karaoke. Or, you could gorge yourself on sweet 'Ghostbusters' inspired donuts at Krispy Kreme. (We choose the latter.)

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20 Years Ago: ‘I’ll Be There For You’ [Video]

September 22, 1994. It's not a date that will live in anything, but a date that started the modern TV situation comedy and made coffee drinkers out of everyone under the age of 30. "Friends" debuted!

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