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Five Facts About Maya Lin, the Artist of Ecliptic

What do Grand Rapids and Washington D.C. have in common? They are both home to outdoor sculptural works by world-renowned artist Maya Lin. Lin was relatively unknown at the age of 21 when her design…

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Grand Rapid Murals: West Side

The near west side of Grand Rapids, just across the Grand River from downtown, has undergone a startling renaissance in the past decade or so. Entrepreneurs have breathed new life into neglected…

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Grand Rapids Murals: Downtown - Center City

Art doesn’t just live in the museums of Grand Rapids, it’s also part of the structure of the city, transforming walls, streets, parking lots, mechanical boxes and other utilitarian elements into…

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Free Music Events

You don’t need to buy a ticket to enjoy great live music in Grand Rapids – various venues around town host free concerts throughout the year. From no-cover-charge bars to outdoor summer festivals…

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La Grande Vitesse at Calder Plaza What’s bright red, weighs 42 tons and has been a popular Grand Rapids photo spot for five decades? It’s called La Grande Vitesse – a French phrase that translates to…

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