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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 5

Today is another big reveal for ArtPrize 2014.

The public votes are in, and the top 20 gets announced this afternoon at Rosa Parks Circle.

Today (Sunday, Oct. 5) is the 12th day of ArtPrize's 19-day run, with 1,825 artists represented by 1,537 entries at 174 venues in downtown Grand Rapids and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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‘Avengers 2′ Sneak Peek on the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ DVD and Blu-ray

We all know what you've been thinking since you saw Rocket Raccoon and dancing Groot steal our hearts on the big screen: when can we take home Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' on Blu-ray and DVD, or even Digital Download? Just, when can we take this bad boy home, period? Well, you're in luck, because Marvel announced the home release dates for its superhero space opera. And guess what?! They come with an exclusive sneak peek at 'Avengers 2'!

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Denis Beaubois' "Currency -- The Division of Labor" is on exhibition for ArtPrize 2014 at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University in Grand Rapids. (Photo: Matt Milhouse/100.5 The River)
Denis Beaubois' "Currency -- The Division of Labor" is on exhibition for ArtPrize 2014 at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University in Grand Rapids. (Photo: Matt Milhouse/100.5 The River)
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ArtPrize 2014: Denis Beaubois’ ‘Currency — The Division of Labor’

Would you take a job offering minimum wage for two 3.5 hour shifts without knowing what it was for?

Some people did and their work became Denis Beaubois' ArtPrize entry, "Currency - The Division of Labor" at Kendall College of Art and Design.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 4

Scarlett Kanistanaux is working ArtPrize 2014 like she's running for office.

The Erie, Colo., sculptor has been in the first-floor lobby of 50 Monroe sharing about her 26-inch high, 26-inch deep, 51-inch tall dark fired clay piece titled "Quiet Mind" with the aplomb of an elementary school art teacher since ArtPrize Day One on Sept. 24.

The billboard artist-turned-sculptor, who's represented exclusively by Denver-based Pismo Fine Art Glass, has been readily meeting and greeting and not being discrete in discussing the largest ceramic sculpture she's ever done.

Today (Saturday, Oct. 4) is a big day for Kanistanaux and everyone else involved with ArtPrize as it enters the 11th day of its 19-day run in Grand Rapids. This is the last day of first-round public voting.

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Legendary Dodge Brothers’ Spirit Lives on in ‘Ballroom –- They Dreamed Big’ Campaign [Video]

A century after Michigan native John and Horace Dodge created the Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company, their spirit lives on in a new advertising campaign being launched today in television spots for the 2015 Dodge Challenger.

The cinematic "Ballroom –- They Dreamed Big" is the first ad in a series capturing the spirit and passion the Dodges had for making great cars and how that vision is still driving the Dodge brand.

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‘I Am Legend’ Reboot Moving Forward Without Will Smith

Despite being one of the bigger hits of 2007, a sequel to 'I Am Legend' failed to materialize. Blame star Will Smith's unwillingness to do sequels or blame the film's rather definitive ending, which made a follow-up difficult. Seven years later, the franchise that wasn't is being rebooted and, no, Smith will not be involved.

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ArtPrize 2014: ‘The Scarlet Cord’ Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking [Video]

Pamela Alderman's "The Scarlet Cord" is at Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

The ArtPrize entry helps to educate and raise awareness of the problem of human trafficking through multiple experiences inside of a 40-foot storage container.

"The Scarlet Cord" has been found in the public's Top 25 under the Installation category. 

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