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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On September 27

S-a-t-u-r-d-a-y. The weekend is here, and ArtPrize continues its vibrance in downtown Grand Rapids and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

Today (Saturday, Sept. 27) is the fourth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

About 65,000 votes had been cast by 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations. The voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected by a juried panel of art critics.

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PopCrush Mini-Mix 28: Featuring Coldplay, Sam Smith [Audio]

PopCrush Mini-Mix 28 features remixed tracks from Coldplay, Sam Smith, and more. Crank it up!

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1′ Soundtrack Hits Gold Status

Eight weeks after its release, Marvel Music and Hollywood Records' Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1" soundtrack has been certified gold, selling more than 500,000 copies.

The album is the second chart-topping soundtrack of this year and was No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in its second and third weeks of release in August.

Meanwhile, Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie has earned more than $630 million worldwide and recently passed the $300 million mark at both the domestic and international box offices.

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Bob Seger Returning to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena On His ‘Ride Out’ Tour December 9

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band announced today they will hit the road in support of Seger’s first new studio album in eight years, Ride Out, with their 2014/2015 Ride Out Tour.

They will play Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on Dec. 9 along with special guest The J. Geils Band.  

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On September 26 [Video]

While tonight brings an evening for artists' receptions, there's a full day ahead and 174 venues to explore for ArtPrize 2014.

Today (Friday, Sept. 26) is the third day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

More than 36,000 votes had been cast by 7:30 a.m. today in first round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations. The voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected by a juried panel of art critics.

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Kutiman Makes New Music Off Other Peoples’ YouTube Clips [Video]

Kutiman is an artist who has made his name by taking hundreds of YouTube video clips and pasting them together to create a song.

It is something that has to be seen to be appreciated.

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Stevie Nicks Was Taking Selfies Long Before They Were Cool

Stevie Nicks was a huge role model, blazing trails for women in rock and roll.

However, did you know she also may have helped blaze another trail, that of the photographic selfie?

An exhibition of Polaroids from Nicks' career indicates she was taking selfies long before they were cool.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On Sept. 25

There are 1,537 artist entries from 42 U.S. states and 51 countries at ArtPrize 2014, which opened Wednesday. With the combination of a public vote and juried honors, the sixth annual event is awarding $560,000 in prizes.

For the public vote, voting began at noon and round one closes at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 4, with the public vote finalists announced at 1 p.m. Oct. 2. Round two voting starts at 2 p.m. Oct. 2 with winner announced Oct. 9.

More than 13,000 votes had been cast by midnight Wednesday, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations.

Today (Thursday, Sept. 25) is the second day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On Sept. 24

This is the opening day for ArtPrize 2014.

Welcome to the festivities for the sixth annual event, which runs today through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

As ArtPrize relates:
Definitely more of a 'day of events' than a single h

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Barry Manilow Sings ‘Dream’ Duets in New Album

Duets seems to be the new craze lately for some of our favorite artists. Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Barbra Streisand with her Partners favorites, and now, Barry Manilow.

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Kelly Clarkson Hints at New Album in Early 2015

Get ready, Kelly Clarkson fans, because it seems like she's ready to put out new music soon!

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Jennifer Hudson Calls New Album, ‘JHUD,’ a ‘True Labor of Love’ [Video]

Jennifer Hudson says she's excited for fans to finally listen to her first album in three years.

"JHUD" was released today.

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