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

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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.

The ArtPrize Awards will take place at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre for the second consecutive year.  Live coverage of the awards ceremony will begin at 7PM on WOOD TV8.

The ArtPrize Awards will reveal the winners of $500,000 in public vote and juried prizes. ArtPrize Creative Director Todd Herring will return as host with house band Vox Vidorra.

AWARDS SHOW

The Meijer Majestic Theatre at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre will host the awards show for nominated artists, sponsors, ArtFans, credentialed media, and special guests.

WATCH PARTY

The Community Watch Party at Rosa Parks Circle begins at 5:30PM. There will be a Founders Brewing Co. beer tent and food trucks. Kalamazoo native and American Idol finalist Matt Giraud will perform before the winners announcements begin. A jumbotron will begin live event coverage from the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre at 7PM. The ArtPrize Awards will begin at 7:45PM.

DANCE PARTY

Grand Rapids-based DJ COMPLETE VII will host a Dance Party at The Pyramid Scheme. The party will serve as the official ArtPrize Awards After Party. DJ AB will also play a set. COMPLETE VII Dance Parties have been occurring regularly at The Pyramid Scheme for the past year. The event is 21+ and runs from 10PM – 2AM. Purchase tickets.

VIRTUAL PRE-PARTY

The ArtPrize Awards Virtual Pre-Party runs from 5PM – 9PM. The online event will include behind the scenes looks and giveaways. The ArtPrize Facebook page will soon announce invitation details.

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