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Matt Milhouse

Matt Milhouse

You can hear me weekdays from 10AM to 3PM on 100.5 The River.

I have lived in West Michigan my entire life and am a graduate of both West Catholic High School and GVSU. I love all of the amazing people and festivals in West Michigan, especially ArtPrize! I am a big Tigers, Lions, GVSU and University of Michigan fan too.

Before joining 100.5 The River, I worked at other radio stations in Kalamazoo, Big Rapids, and Grand Rapids.

I have been married for over 10 years. My wife and I have three children: a 9-year-old girl, a 7-year-old boy, and a 5-year-old boy. School, sports and a long list of other activities keep us very busy!

I’m always keeping an eye on what’s happening in and around Grand Rapids and look forward to sharing all of the news and stories with you.

Thanks for listening!

Schedule

M-F 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Burning Man Artist Brings Underwater LED Sculpture to Grand River at ArtPrize [Video]

Christopher Schardt has had installations using fire or LEDs at Burning Man for ten years. This year, Schardt brings an underwater LED sculpture to ArtPrize Eight.

His entry ran into electronic problems after being damaged by water last week, but is now working perfectly. 

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Lance Bass From Crash’s Landing

It's tearing up our hearts that Lance Bass hasn't found a family. Crash's Landing loves Lance Bass, but they hope he goes bye, bye, bye soon. It might sound crazy but it ain't no lie. They just want to find him a home.

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Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University
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GVSU Students Providing Solar Power at ArtPrize

Grand Valley State University students have created an 18-foot, solar energy-producing module which will be on display during ArtPrize.

GVSU students will demonstrate the benefits of solar energy by powering LED lights, playing music and providing a space for anyone to charge their phones.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Artist Creates ‘Tinygami’ and Offers Tips for Beginners [Video]

Stacie Tamaki is bringing miniature origami to Grand Central Market & Deli for the third straight year at ArtPrize.

Watch as Tamaki demonstrates how she makes "Tinygami" and offers tips for beginners. She also explains the symbolism behind her origami mobiles.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize LED Sculpture Damaged by Water

Christopher Schardt's "Light Ripples" is in the Grand River next to the Blue Bridge for ArtPrize Eight.

The underwater LED sculpture's electronics have been damaged by water. It is possible the sculpture will not be operational for the entirety of ArtPrize.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Eight Opens Wednesday With Celebration at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Valley State University Laker Marching Band, GVSU Dance Company and WGVU Nerd Walk will kick-off ArtPrize Wednesday, September 21, at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

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The Accidentals, Ritsu Katsumata, Kari Lynch, MiaGreenMusic via YouTube
The Accidentals, Ritsu Katsumata, Kari Lynch, MiaGreenMusic via YouTube
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14 Must-Hear Music Entries at ArtPrize Eight [Audio/Video]

Music hasn't been a strength of ArtPrize, but it is slowly becoming a bigger part of the event and the music featured is getting better. This year, there are over 50 musical entries in the Blue Bridge Music Festival. Listen to some of the best.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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The Best ArtPrize Entries for Kids

ArtPrize brings thousands to Grand Rapids and kids are always a big part of the event. Many schools take trips to explore ArtPrize and families spend time downtown too.

Sometimes the art kids enjoy most is the same artwork that's favored by jurors and the public, but often it's not.

Here are the best ArtPrize entries for kids to see at ArtPrize Eight!

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Canterbury From Crash’s Landing

Hot chocolate and warm apple cider are slowly creeping their way into our diets. Temperatures are cooling outside and it's more important than ever to find homes for cats without one. That's exactly what Crash's Landing is doing, but they can't do it alone.

Help Crash's Landing and adopt Canterbury!

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Artist Who Had Mardi Gras Beads Stolen Brings ‘Macarena’ to ArtPrize

Jeffrey Augustine Songco's installation "Revelry" brought 2,700 pounds of Mardi Gras beads to Calder Plaza in Grand Rapids at ArtPrize 2015. Those beads were (mistakenly?) taken on opening weekend.

Songco is back for ArtPrize Eight with the "Macarena" at UICA.

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