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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On Sept. 25

There are 1,537 artist entries from 42 U.S. states and 51 countries at ArtPrize 2014, which opened Wednesday. With the combination of a public vote and juried honors, the sixth annual event is awarding $560,000 in prizes.

For the public vote, voting began at noon and round one closes at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 4, with the public vote finalists announced at 1 p.m. Oct. 2. Round two voting starts at 2 p.m. Oct. 2 with winner announced Oct. 9.

More than 13,000 votes had been cast by midnight Wednesday, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations.

Today (Thursday, Sept. 25) is the second day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On Sept. 24

This is the opening day for ArtPrize 2014.

Welcome to the festivities for the sixth annual event, which runs today through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

As ArtPrize relates:
Definitely more of a 'day of events' than a single h

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Previously Unreleased Freddie Mercury-Michael Jackson Duet Sees Light of Day [Audio]

Back in the '80s, two music superpowers, Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury, came together for a duet that ended up never being released.

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ArtPrize 2014: Important Dates, What’s New, Transportation and More

View our ArtPrize preview to learn about venue hours, voting deadlines, what's new this year and more.

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Listen to Trapt’s ‘The Acoustic Collection’ Via Album Stream [Audio]

Get a listen to Trapt's 'The Acoustic Collection' before it arrives in stores.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Flutist Keeps Playing Even After Butterfly Lands On Her Face [Video]

Butterflies don't faze this Chicago flutist!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Slash Talks Coffee Spills, Gene Simmons, Michael Jackson, Clown Music [Audio/Video]

We were once again joined on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" today by rock legend Slash.

The legendary guitarist, formerly of Guns N' Roses, is currently playing with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators. The band just released its latest album and single, "World on Fire."

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The Orbit Room’s Future Uncertain As Longtime Manager Ted Smith Departs for HopCat Detroit

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins
Less than a year after the death of The Orbit Room owner Don Dorshimer, the future of the longtime Grand Rapids concert venue is up in the air now that manager Ted Smith is leaving to head up booking at the new HopCat in Detroit.

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Beyonce May Have Made Hottest Vine of All Time [Video]

So, um, yeah... How many times did you watch? (We're in the triple digits.)

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Glenn Danzig Talks Samhain Shows, Next Danzig Album

Glenn Danzig spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the Samhain shows, balancing all his projects and his future plans.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Fraternity Does Lip Dub to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ [Video]

Whether or not you like Taylor Swift, you can't deny that her new pop single, "Shake It Off," is definitely an ear worm.

The fellas in Delta Sigma Phi fraternity's Beta Mu chapter at Transylvania University in Kentucky decided to make a lip sync video to the song throughout their residence.

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Kirk Hammett Contributes Guest Solo to New Exodus Album – Check it Out

Metallica might be quiet right now, as they work on their new album, but Kirk has something coming out soon, and it's not any kind of follow up to the horrible mess that was Lulu.

He's gone and played a pretty cool solo on the new Exodus album, Blood In Blood Out, that's coming out on October 14th.

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