Kekla Magoon is making a series of appearances in West Michigan this week to discuss “X: A Novel,” the book she co-wrote with Malcolm X’s daughter Ilyasah Shabazz.
Opera Grand Rapids, the state’s longest-running professional opera production company, is celebrating its 50th season with pride in the past and expectations for the future.
The winners of ArtPrize Nine’s $200,000 grand prizes were announced last night along with the 2-D, 3-D, Installation, and Time Based category winners and the Best Venue award.
Honestly, there was a point during the play “The Nether” on opening night Thursday evening where my guest wanted to walk out of the auditorium. Quite frankly, that’s something I was happy to hear, as I don’t think I want to know any person sitting in that audience that didn’t feel disturbed to their core of the virtual reality world brought to life on the stage.
To borrow a description from Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities,” 1967 was the best of times and the worst of times in Detroit. Motown music was at its peak. But that was also the year Detroit experienced one of the worst race riots in American history.
Yuge Zhou came to upstate New York from Beijing, China with the intention of studying computer science. Once settled into New York, Zhou said she became fascinated by the American landscape and urban landscape.
On Sunday afternoon, ArtPrize named the Top 20 public vote finalists, now eligible for round two voting beginning today at 2 p.m. The finalists have a shot at $200,000 in grand prize money.