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March First Friday in Grand Rapids offers fiddling, fashion and fun

A colorful, abstract painting shows a large flower, birch trees, a black cat, and more.
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A painting by Amanda McElray Hunter

Grand Rapids celebrates the arts with the First Friday Art Walk on March 1 with activities at the Reif Gallery, MacRostie Art Center, Giinawind Creative Space, Old Central School and Rapids Brewing.

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids Arts presents the First Friday Art Walk from 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 1.

MacRostie Art Center Executive Director Katie Marshall joined the KAXE Morning Show to discuss details.

Reif Gallery

Ken Waldman, Alaska’s Fiddling Poet, plays from 3-6 p.m. Waldman has drawn on 37 years as an Alaskan resident to produce poems, stories and fiddle tunes.

MacRostie Art Center

“Feral Biome: Shadow Work,” an interactive mixed media installation by Amanda McElray Hunter, opens in the Minnesota Gallery. There’s a reception with food and other refreshments from 4-7 p.m. and an artist talk at 6 p.m.

A free fashion show and poetry event will follow the reception with the designers of Buckanaga Social Club and Duality Collection.

A woman in a black and white outfit and high heels walks in a fashion show.
Grand Rapids Arts
MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids hosts the designers of Buckanaga Social Club and Duality Collection Friday, March 1 at 7 p.m.

Giinawind Creative Space

The students of Independent School District 318’s Ojibwe Education program present an exhibit of art projects and cultural creations.

Old Central School

The third floor artists’ loft offers visits with resident artists Nelia Harper, Krista Rogers and Leah Yellowbird. Explore their collections of jewelry, painting and more!

Rapids Brewing

Listen to live jazz with Sam Miltich and Friends and special guest Liz Ashworth on mandolin. The group will perform from 6-9 p.m.

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Listen to the full conversation from the KAXE Morning Show above.

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