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Art Prize in Grand Rapids
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Art Prize in Grand Rapids

This year marks the 6th annual Art Prize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Art prize is an open art competition that takes up 19 miles of downtown Grand Rapids. “It is unorthodox, highly disruptive, and undeniably intriguing to the art world and the public alike.” This year there are 1,537 entries dispersed between 174 venues around … Continue reading

Oktoberfest around the World
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Oktoberfest around the World

Oktoberfest began in 1810 as a celebration of the marriage of Prince Ludwig (later King Ludwig I) and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. In the second year of festivities, an agricultural show was added. Since the beginnings of the festival, there have been many changes along the way with some years festivities including horse races, carnival booths, … Continue reading