ArtPrize & ArtWalk Overshadowed By ArtCruise – World’s First Drive-Thru Art Competition

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Local art Commentators, Bloggers and observant Tweeters are attributing sagging attendance numbers at this year’s ArtPrize and ArtWalk competitions to the roaring success of ArtCruise, the world’s first drive-thru art competition. ArtCruise, which began last Saturday and runs through October 19, is already creating traffic jams on many local roads. The latest entrant in a wave of competitions turning Art into a mass popularity contest, ArtCruise winners will also be determined by public voting, but the new competition’s chief advantage over ArtPrize and ArtWalk is that West Michigan residents can see all 427 entries without ever…

M.I.L.F. Opposes Effort To Remove Cross From Grand Haven’s Dewey Hill

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After WZZM13 aired a story Friday about a new Facebook-driven protest movement attempting to force the removal of a Cross from Grand Haven’s Dewey Hill, local civic-activist group M.I.L.F. (Morally Indignant Liberty Foundation) issued a statement this morning protesting the new protest and vowing to oppose any and all efforts to remove the Cross. “The cross only goes up ten Sundays a year in conjunction with waterfront church services”, says Floyd Lawson, Director for the Lakeshore Chapter of M.I.L.F., “And the City doesn’t spend a dime of taxpayer money on it. This new group is…