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Hot Wings’ Son Grayson Drew a Picture of the Radio Show

Can a seven-year-old hurt your feelings? Hot Wings' son drew a picture of us and he nailed Justin's misery. Enjoy!

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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What’s Your ArtPrize Entry? Take the Quiz!

Have you ever thought about entering ArtPrize? Not sure where to get started? Want to know what your entry should be?

Now you can find out with the ArtPrize Entry Generator!

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Joe Talks About His Weekend at Artprize 8 – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, Joe talks about his weekend wandering around downtown checking out Artprize 8, and tells us what he likes, what is weird, and what is simply garbage thrown on the ground in laziness.

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"I though they'd at least clean up downtown for Artprize" "No, sweetie, that's an exhibit." (Photo Wendy Reed)
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Artprize Eight 2016 Survival Tips for Grand Rapids Workers

Artprize Eight is here! Wednesday, September 21st, downtown Grand Rapids filled up with thousands of additional people, wandering aimlessly through the streets and buildings, taking your favorite booth at the restaurant you love for lunch, and clogging the streets as they try to decided if they're really lost or not. Yay, Artprize!

I've had two years of experience with it now, and I've learned some valuable lessons from it, and I would like to share them with you now.

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The Guys Are Confused by the Definitions of Art Every Year – FBHW Segment 16

As Artprize approaches its official opening for 2016, the "art" is going up, and the guys are getting more confused and angry about what they're seeing installed around downtown.

And for God's sake...don't get Joe started on the freaking quilts!

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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A Look Inside ‘UNLOADED’ at UICA [Photos]

UNLOADED is a traveling exhibition which explores the historical and social impact of guns. The exhibition at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts features the work of more than 20 artists, including former ArtPrize juror and ArtPrize award finalist Mel Chin.

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Giant Swings and Horrible Art – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about a giant tire swing that's coming back to Grand Rapids. Free Beer and Hot Wings didn't even know it existed. It was taken down a couple years ago after an incident, but has been redesigned, and is coming back. Are you excited yet?

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Vote for the Grand Rapids Youth Symphony to Win $5,000

Support the arts in West Michigan by voting for the Grand Rapids Youth Symphony to win $5,000 from Independent Bank!

The bank is giving $5,000 each to four local Arts non-profits in the communities they serve. 

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Are Video Games Art? [Video]

Here is an age old question that has plagued humanity for years and years!

Ok, maybe it's not that intense, but it is a good question.

Are video games art?

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Andres Rodriguez/ThinkStock
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What Happens When You Put an Ikea Print In an Art Museum? [Video]

Digital production and seeding agency Life Hunters recently placed a piece of art that can be bought at Ikea for about $15 in an art museum to see what experts and enthusiasts had to say about its quality and worth.

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Photoshop Experts Get Schooled by Photoshop 1.0 [Video]

Over the last few years, there's been a lot of controversy about over-Photoshopped photos. Women and men are getting tired of being shown these impossible goals for beauty, and some celebrities have even released the un-Photoshopped versions of photos.

Photoshop experts get a lot of flak, but they're just doing what they're paid for.

But what if they were asked to step back in time, like 25 years, and use Photoshop version 1?

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President Bill Clinton’s Official Portrait Has Monica Lewinsky Reference Embedded In It [Video]

Nelson Shanks is an artist who got the incredible opportunity to paint former President Bill Clinton's official presidential portrait for the National Gallery of Art.

That's quite an honor. So, naturally he decided to stick it to Clinton.

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