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Fashion Has Heart Co-Founder Michael Hyacinthe Talks to Jojo About Helping Wounded Veterans [Video]

"Fashion Has Heart" helps wounded veterans by giving them an outlet to create and express themselves through fashion design.  

The initiative brings veterans together with fashion designers in Grand Rapids in May to collaborate on projects.

Co-founder Michael Hyacinthe joined Jojo this morning to talk about the initiative and how you can help.

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Art Prize “Don’t Miss” Moments Randy Finch

Randy Finch dropped in today to talk about Art Prize and some of the not miss attractions to see this year!

Randy has been seen all over town and all over the country on his Food Network show "Ice Brigade"

Click on the link to hear what you just "can't miss" at Art Prize this year and his involvement in an event this Saturday at Fountain Street Church

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Who Is Ready For Some Artprize?

So walking out of the radio station last night to go home, I noticed something across Monroe Ave. It appeared to be a giant 1950's TV set out in front of the Comerica Bank Building. A giant teal colored TV will draw your eyes attention.

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It’s Never Too Early For ArtPrize!

The next installment of ArtPrize won't be for at least another 8 months, but that hasn't stopped the World's Largest Art Contest's organizers to start planning for this year and the future of the critically acclaimed art show. ArtPrize 2013 will be from September 18 to October 6. Artist registration for 2013 begins on April 22. Venue registration begins March 11.

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ArtPrize Spotlight 2012 – Weekend Highlights For September 28 – September 30

September 28 to September 30 will be the biggest and busiest weekend of ArtPrize.

There will be a rush of people trying to get one last look at entries before first round voting ends at 11:59pm on Saturday, September 29.  Then we'll have a rush of people to see the Top 10 after it is announced on Sunday.

It's going to be busy and it's going to be fun!  Let's look at the highlights of the second weekend of ArtPrize 2012.

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Opening Weekend Events And Activities

 

The first weekend of ArtPrize can be one of the most fun.  There are 1,517 entries and the "short list"/top 25s have not been announced, making it too early to name any favorites.

There is so much to see and do and so much art to be discovered.  Let's take a look at some of the highlights of the first weekend of ArtPrize 2012.

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Kids Guide

Bringing the kids downtown to ArtPrize for the day can be a lot fun, but you have to be prepared.  Whether you are working around naps, school schedules, or any kind of busy schedule, time is limited.

Check out our ArtPrize Kids Guide and maximize your time downtown with the kids.

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – How Voting Works

 

Getting out to see art and vote on your favorite pieces is what makes ArtPrize so much fun.

ArtPrize's rules and award categories continue to change year-to-year, but it's the people's vote that makes the contest what it is. 

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Parking And Transportation

Visiting ArtPrize is fun, but the crowds and traffic can be a lot to deal with.  Knowing where to go and how to get around town can help maximize the time you spend downtown at ArtPrize.

View our guide to parking and transportation and make the most of ArtPrize 2012.

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – A Look Back At The Top 10 Entries From ArtPrize 2011

ArtPrize makes September an exciting time in Grand Rapids.  Art installations pop up all over the city throughout the entire month.  All of that excitement culminates to the top 10 showdown in early October.  The top 10 entries can be anything from massive sculptures, to 3D art, to paintings, to pencil drawings.  With ArtPrize kicking off on September 19th, let' take a look back at the winners from last year.

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Artprize Rapid Partnership Continues In 2012!

One of the best things about living in Grand Rapids is Artprize. Love it, hate it, or if you are indifferent, it doesn't matter. Artprize gives out community a big shot in the arm, both locally and on a national level. Come on, you swell with a little local pride when you see a story on the Today show or an article in a national magazine about Artprize, don't you? And let's not forget, all the deals that come along with the World's Largest Artprize.

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ArtPrize Jewelry Worth $25,000 To Be Auctioned Off For West Michigan Charities

ArtPrize is set to kick off on September 19.  Each year the competition brings a few new surprises, among those this year is an entry valued at $25,000.  It will be auctioned off to benefit West Michigan charities.

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