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Giving Tuesday Events in West Michigan

The craziness of Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season is being offset today by Giving Tuesday.

Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to take a break from shopping and help local organizations to raise money. Many groups in West Michigan are holding special Giving Tuesday events today.

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Giving Tuesday Blood Drive Raising Money for Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids

Michigan Blood is teaming up with Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids on Giving Tuesday. For every attempted donation, Michigan Blood will donate $5 to Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids.

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Kent County Election Results – November 3, 2015

Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood, Lowell and other communities went to the polls on November 3. See the full election results.

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ArtPrize Throwback: Adonna Khare’s ‘Elephants’ [Video]

Another great year of ArtPrize in Grand Rapids has concluded. Some of this year's artists and entries will be remembered for years to come, just like we remember Adonna Khare's "Elephants" from 2012.

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ArtPrize Throwback: Young Kim’s ‘Salt & Earth (2009)’ [Video]

Another great year of ArtPrize in Grand Rapids has concluded. Some of this year's artists and entries will be remembered for years to come, just like we remember Young Kim's "Salt & Earth (2009)" from ArtPrize in 2009.

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Photo Recap of ArtPrize Seven

ArtPrize Seven featured over 1,500 entries many of which will be remembered for years to come. Take a look back at photos of the winners and other great entries and venues from ArtPrize Seven.

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Changes Being Considered After First Two-Time Winner of ArtPrize

ArtPrize has grown and evolved since its first year, always making changes and adjustments along the way.

ArtPrize Executive Director Christian Gaines has indicated that more changes are being considered after seeing the first two-time Grand Prize winner at ArtPrize.

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ArtPrize Seven Winners Announced

The winners of ArtPrize Seven were announced tonight at The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

Two $200,000 Grand Prizes were awarded.

The Public Vote winner was Loveless PhotoFiber's "Northwood Awaking." The Jury Award winner is Kate Gilmore's "Higher Ground."

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Four Venues You Need to Visit That You May Have Missed at ArtPrize Seven

ArtPrize Seven wraps up on Sunday, October 11.

As you head out for one last look this weekend, here are a few venues you may have missed.

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Inside The B.O.B. and Women’s City Club at ArtPrize Seven [Photos]

With 1,550 entries at over 160 venues, it's nearly impossible to see everything at ArtPrize Seven.

As we enter the final weekend there are two venues which offer a chance to see a lot of art with a total of 127 entries between them: The B.O.B. and Women's City Club.

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Inside Cathedral Square and Holiday Inn at ArtPrize Seven [Photos]

With 1,550 entries at over 160 venues, it's nearly impossible to see everything at ArtPrize Seven.

We'll help you discover more of the artists and entries at ArtPrize with a closer look at venues throughout the event.

Take a look inside Cathedral Square and Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown at ArtPrize Seven.

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Seungmo Park’s “MAYA 7624″ is at Kendall College of Art and Design/Fed Galleries at KCAD for ArtPrize Seven.
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ArtPrize Entry Uses Sheets of Stainless Steel Wire Mesh [Video]

Seungmo Park's "MAYA 7624" is at Kendall College of Art and Design/Fed Galleries @ KCAD for ArtPrize Seven.

It is made out of sheets of stainless steel wire mesh.

The ArtPrize entry is best seen when the viewer moves around to see how it changes at different angles. This video helps to appreciate those changes.

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