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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 3

Rain is in the forecast, but that doesn't matter for ArtPrize.

Today (Friday, Oct. 3) is the 10th day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids. It's the midpoint of the sixth annual extravaganza.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 2 [Video]

ArtPrize is hosting the public premier of the seventh season of a PBS series focused on contemporary art tonight.

Today (Thursday, Oct. 2) is the ninth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

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Tony Bennett’s, Lady Gaga’s ‘Cheek To Cheek’ Debuts at No. 1 On Billboard 200 [Video]

Tony Bennett's and Lady Gaga's duet album, "Cheek To Cheek," debuted at no. 1 this week on the Billboard 200 album chart.

The album also hit No. 1 on the jazz and traditional album charts. Released Sept. 23 on Streamline/Columbia/Interscope Records, "Cheek To Cheek" features classic jazz standards sung by Gaga and Bennett in vocal duets and solo performances.

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Check Out This 1982 Ad for Sony’s First CD Player [Video]

The year 1982 was a huge one for technology and music.

Sony released this crazy new technology that would take music from analog to digital. This was the year the company released its first commercially available CD player.

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Earth, Wind & Fire Releasing First Holiday Music Album, ‘Holiday’

October just started and it ain't even close to Halloween yet. So, how about some Christmas music?

Legacy Recordings announced today plans to release "Holiday," the first holiday music album from Earth, Wind & Fire on Oct. 21.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 1

ArtPrize's 20 juried finalists are in and the public vote continues with first-round voting running through 11:59 p.m. Saturday.

The current public top 25 in each of ArtPrize's four award categories -- two-dimensional, three-dimensional, time-based and installation -- also have been made available. More than 200,000 votes had been cast as of 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations. The final 20 announcement is Sunday.

Today (Wednesday, Oct. 1) is the eighth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

The public voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected from the jurors' shortlists.

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Harvard University Studies Business of Being Beyonce

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Gwen Stefani Finishing Solo Album with Pharrell Williams; New Single to Debut on ‘The Voice’

It looks like Gwen Stefani is ready to make her solo comeback eight years after 'The Sweet Escape' was released.

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Experience Paisley Park with Prince Tonight Online [Video]

If you’ve ever wanted to experience Paisley Park, today is your lucky day.

According to Rolling Stone, Prince is going to hold a listening party for his two new albums that’ll be streaming on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On September 30 [Video]

The ArtPrize jurors' shortlists were announced Monday night for the sixth annual ArtPrize.

That means 16 juried finalists are in. The public vote continues, meanwhile, with first-round voting running through 11:59 p.m. Saturday.

Today (Tuesday, Sept. 30) is the seventh day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

Nearly 170,000 votes had been cast as of 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations.

The public voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected from the jurors' shortlists.

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Cher Announces Grand Rapids Concert Postponement for D2K Tour Because of Illness

Cher is on the mend from her recent illness but her doctors have advised her recovery from a virus will take longer than previously expected.

Because of that, her Dressed to Kill Tour concert previously scheduled Oct. 20 at Van Andel Arena has been postponed, according to spokeswoman Lynne Ike.

The rescheduled Dressed to Kill (D2K) Tour dates, including a new date for the Grand Rapids concert, is expected to be announced next week.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On September 29 [Video]

The sixth annual ArtPrize is well under way.

Today (Monday, Sept. 29) is the sixth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

More than 146,000 votes had been cast as of 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations. Round One voting ends at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 4.

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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