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Jordoun Eatman

Jordoun Eatman is the Vice President of Engagement & Inclusion for Experience Grand Rapids and a member of the Grand Rapids Board of Education. Through this work, he strives to make both Experience GR and our city more welcoming and supportive to all.

Local World of Winter Artist: Two Eagles Marcus

Two Eagles Marcus is a Rockford-based Indigenous Native American artist from the Red Willow Tribe of Taos Pueblo in New Mexico. He also happens to be someone I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for many years. His work, “Infinity Mountains” is on display at Calder Plaza as part of the annual World of…

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Local World of Winter Artist: Chris Dudley

The World of Winter (WOW) Festival has returned to downtown Grand Rapids, bringing art, color, and—frankly—fun in the height of winter. Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. is the organization behind the festival, and I’ve noticed DGRI’s focus on highlighting local artists, especially women and BIPOC…

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Local World of Winter Artist: Mandy Cano Villalobos

Since it started in 2018, the World of Winter Festival (WOW) has invited all of us to rethink how we “do winter” here in Grand Rapids by filling the downtown with brightly colored artwork to enjoy during the day and night. Grand Rapids-based artist Mandy Cano Villalobos's work is part of the…

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