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Arts & Entertainment Briefs 9/25


Center for Women and Gender Equity holds “Ladybird” screening

Grand Valley State University’s Center for Women and Gender Equity will be screening “Ladybird as part of their Femme Film Friday series on Sept. 29.

The movie will be screened from 4 to 6 p.m. in Kirkhof Room 1201. Movie theater-themed snacks will be provided.

“Ladybird” is the first movie in the Center’s Friday film series. The series aims to tell the stories of femme-identified individuals. 

Grand Rapids vintage store to host collage night

Second Vibes, a vintage store in Grand Rapids, will be hosting a collage crafting night at their store on Sept. 27 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Second Vibes is located at 13 Division Ave. S. 

Magazines and collage supplies will be provided. The event will be donation-based and attendees are encouraged to pay what they can for participating. 

GV to host two-day digital art event series

Feeling Technology is a two-day series presented by Grand Valley State University that discusses topics related to art in digital spaces. On Sept. 27-28, artists Ben Grosser and Lauren Lee McCarthy will be joined by GVSU faculty members to present technology topics in contemporary culture.

Sept. 27’s events include Experience Design & Digital Interfaces, Ethics of Digital Culture and Feeling Technology Lecture. On Sept. 28, Collaboration & Practice and a video screening will be taking place.

For more information on event times and locations, visit the GVSU Department of Visual & Media Art’s Instagram.

Grand Rapids Film Festival set to take place

The Grand Rapids Film Festival will be taking place Sept. 30- Oct. 1. 

The festival will begin with a free kickoff event the day before on Sept. 29 from 6-9 p.m. at Muse GR, an interactive gallery studio. Filmmakers will be able to connect with others in the industry and learn from a panel discussing digital film distribution. 

On Sept. 30, The Collaborative Lab will be hosting a 24-hour Micro Film Challenge. Those in attendance will be given 24 hours to create a one-minute film. Submissions will then be screened and judged the following day at Studio Park. Registration is required.

Film submissions to the festival, including contestants’ microfilms, will be screened all day long at Studio Park on Oct. 1. Awards will be distributed to the festival winners. RSVP is required.

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Hailey Hentz
Hailey Hentz is the Lanthorn's Arts & Entertainment editor for the 2023-2024 school year. She previously worked as a staff writer in the Arts & Entertainment section. Hailey is a journalism, broadcasting, and digital media major. In her free time, she likes to play guitar, read, watch films and draw. She also enjoys researching music and art history, particularly from the 1990s. Graduating Winter 2026 Major: Journalism, Broadcasting, and Digital Media