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ArtPrize Bike Includes 3,000 Lights, 7 Horns, Flying Pig and More [Video]

Take one step into First (Park) Congregational at ArtPrize Seven and Jim Triezenberg's "Dino-Zar" will have a smile on your face.

The bicycle has been 30 years in the making. It includes dozens of gadgets and moving parts, a geiger counter, running water, refrigerator and more.

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Pink Elevator Raising Money for Susan G. Komen of Michigan [Photos]

ArtPrize has taken over Grand Rapids making it a fitting time for a creative and colorful way to raise awareness and money for an important cause.

"Ride the Pink Elevator" and support Susan G. Komen of Michigan.

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13,000 Bottles of Jarritos Form Wall at ArtPrize Seven [Video]

Muñoz & Company's "Port of Entry" uses 13,000 bottles of Jarritos to build a wall and make a statement at Calder Plaza during ArtPrize Seven.

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Whispers Creating Noise at ArtPrize Seven [Video]

Emily Kennerk's "Whisper" at 250 Monroe is one of the loudest entries at ArtPrize Seven, but only if you whisper.

Yell into a microphone at Kennerk's entry and nothing happens. Whisper into the microphone and it will shake an 80-foot-long table causing the tableware to crash to the ground.

Watch "Whisper" in action and hear Kennerk discuss the meaning behind it.

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ArtPrize Awards, Dance Party, Matt Giraud and More on October 9

ArtPrize has announced details about the seventh annual ArtPrize Awards set for Friday, October 9.

The celebration will include a watch party at Rosa Parks Circle, televised awards show at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, post-awards dance party, a free performance by Kalamazoo native and American Idol finalist Matt Giraud, and more.

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Volunteer Performers Needed to Swing at Kate Gilmore’s ‘Higher Ground’

It takes thousands of volunteer hours to make ArtPrize a success. Some volunteers work directly for ArtPrize, some for venues, others assist artists.

Kate Gilmore's "Higher Ground" has a very unique volunteer opportunity.

Gilmore needs women to wear white dresses and swing for one-hour shifts.

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Your Guide to Haunted Houses in West Michigan

Fall is here and that means that Halloween is right around the corner! In preparation, we've put together a list of haunted houses across West Michigan!

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Goosebump-Inducing Video Shares ArtPrize Experience [Video]

ArtPrize takes over Grand Rapids for a few weeks each fall. We are now familiar with the competition, but it can be difficult to explain to someone who has never attended or isn't from West Michigan.

Brian Kelly's new video shares the spirit of ArtPrize Seven. The video shows that ArtPrize is about more than just the art and the voting, it's the people that make the event what it is.

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ArtPrize Seven Jurors Reveal Shortlists

ArtPrize Seven jurors narrowed down their favorites and gave voters more to think about as the jurors revealed their top five in each category at tonight's ArtPrize shortlist event.

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Thousands of Beads Taken From ArtPrize Entry

Jeffrey Augustine Songco’s ArtPrize installation “Revelry” at Calder Plaza is a 200 foot long chain link fence originally decorated with 2,700 pounds of Mardi Gras beads.

Only a fraction of those beads remain after most were taken by ArtPrize visitors on Saturday.

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Inside SiTE:LAB and GRAM 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 work at ArtPrize with a closer look at venues throughout the event.

Take a look inside SiTE:LAB and GRAM at ArtPrize Seven.

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Psychologists Turn Symbolically Broken Plates Into Art at ArtPrize [Video]

A team of artists and psychologists are allowing people to symbolically breakthrough issues by physically breaking plates at DeVos Place during ArtPrize Seven.

The broken plates are then turned into the ashes of a mosaic which shows a phoenix rising.

The ArtPrize entry is titled "BREAKTHROUGH".

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