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Schedule of Events

September 14, 2023


‘The Art of Disruption’ Preview Exhibition is outdoors, free, and open to the public 24/7

Thursday, September 14 – Sunday, October 1, 2023

Heartside Park and Online

301 Ionia Ave SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Film Screening of ‘Underlands’ by RA Walden

Looping 10 Minute Video

Date: Thursday, September 14

Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Online Viewing Available, English and German Open Captions, British Sign Language (BSL) Interpretation, Outdoor Venue


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Opening Night Party Hosted by SiTE:LAB

Date: Friday, September 15

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Location: Heartside Park

Line-Up:

7pm Ritsu Katsumata

8pm Cabildo

9pm DJ SuperDre

Access: Outdoor Venue. A post-event short video will be shared with audio description and open captions.

Special thanks to: Frey Foundation, Brewery Vivant, KBOgroup, The GR Group


HeartPrize – community event

Date: Saturday, September 16

Time: 11am – 8pm

Location: Heartside District

Access: Indoor and Outdoor


HeartPrize – community event

Date: Saturday, September 17

Time: 11am – 6pm

Location: Heartside District

Access: Indoor and Outdoor


Music w/ Grand Rapids Downtown Market – community event

Date: Sunday, September 17

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue


Listening Session of ‘The Clearing’ by JJJJJerome Ellis

~ 1 hour album

Date: Monday, September 18

Time: 7pm – 8pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, Online Audio Available, Transcript


Listening Session of ‘The Clearing’ by JJJJJerome Ellis

~ 1 hour album

Date: Tuesday, September 19

Time: 7pm – 8pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, Online Audio Available, Transcript


Virtual Lunch ‘n Learn | Care, Dignity, and Belonging are Necessary in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work

Date: Wednesday, September 20

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Location: Zoom

Access: Online, ASL Interpretation, Zoom auto captions


Listening Session of ‘The Clearing’ by JJJJJerome Ellis

~ 1 hour album

Date: Wednesday, September 20

Time: 7pm – 8pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, Online Audio Available, Transcript


Virtual Artist Panel | The Embodiment of Material, Online Artist Panel

Date: Thursday, September 21

Time: 6pm – 7pm

Location: Zoom

Access: Online, ASL Interpretation, Zoom auto captions


Community Gathering and Lunch

40 meals will be provided to community members 1st come, 1st serve

You may also bring your lunch and join us

Date: Friday, September 22

Time: noon – 1pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue


Film Screening of ‘Underlands’ by RA Walden

Looping 10 Minute Video

Date: Friday, September 22

Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Online Viewing Available, English and German Open Captions, British Sign Language (BSL) Interpretation, Outdoor Venue


Artist Workshop with Josiah Golson

Date: Saturday, September 23

Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue


Listening Session of ‘The Clearing’ by JJJJJerome Ellis

~ 1 hour album

Date: Monday, September 25

Time: 7pm – 8pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, Online Audio Available, Transcript


Listening Session of ‘The Clearing’ by JJJJJerome Ellis

~ 1 hour album

Date: Tuesday, September 26

Time: 7pm – 8pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, Online Audio Available, Transcript


Virtual Lunch and Learn | Disrupting Norms: Access in Branding

Date: Wednesday, September 27

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Location: Zoom

Access: Virtual, ASL Interpretation, Zoom auto captions


Listening Session of ‘The Clearing’ by JJJJJerome Ellis

~ 1 hour album

Date: Wednesday, September 27

Time: 7pm – 8pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, Online Audio Available, Transcript


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Canceled

Community Event with Lexi Newland

Date: Thursday, September 28

Time: 3pm – 5pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue


Virtual Artist Panel | Process as Resolve

Date: Thursday, September 28

Time: 6 – 7:30 pm

Location: Zoom

Access: Online, ASL Interpretation, Zoom auto captions


Canceled

Film Screening of ‘Underlands’ by RA Walden

Looping 10 Minute Video

Date: Thursday, September 28

Time: 8pm – 9pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Online Viewing Available, English and German Open Captions, British Sign Language (BSL) Interpretation, Outdoor Venue


Community Gathering & Lunch

Bring your lunch and join us

Date: Friday, September 29

Time: noon – 1pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue


Artist Workshop with Jeff Kasper

Date: Friday, September 29

Time: 3pm – 4:30pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, ASL interpretation


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Canceled

Tierra de Sol y Sombras/Land of Sun and Shadows

Presented by Reyna Garcia

Monologue that presents five different characters representing the journey of immigrants in the USA.

Date: Friday, September 29


Performance with Jerron Herman

Date: Saturday, September 30

Time: 4pm – 5pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, ASL Interpretation, Captioning (bring a mobile device)


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Community Event with Reyna Garcia

Performance by Arte, Cultura & Discapacidad GR

Performance by Art, Culture & Disability GR

Retrato Poetico “Tejiendo Libertad”

Poetic Portrait “Weaving Freedom”

This performance will bring awareness around disability topic will participate the parents of the minors with disabilities and will be an exercise to heal thru poetry, movement and music.

Date: Sunday, October 1

Time: 4pm – 5pm

Location: Heartside Park

Access: Outdoor Venue, Spanish


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