Wednesday, October 1, 2008

What was your favorite part

Jim Gebben

We would really like to hear about your Destination 1111 experience. You comments will help us make it even better next year.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

SUNDAY 12-6 Thank You Everyone

Photos By Jim Gebben

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Music-Performance-Poetry, thus far


This event is all about the creative process. the schedule below highlights some of our musical, poetic, performance, film and other festive experiences. the south building and the north building at the 1111 godfrey complex will host art work in nearly all media with artists invited from throughout the state. this is truly a unique experience. check back for a listing of artists...

look for poetry and performance during the evening; also seek out
"beyond the door" by little ms. winikaitis. inadition, jeff hudson and gregg mann will be working the film-video-musical experience too.
6:00 Native song and dance (outdoors)
7:00 Mantra (2nd floor north building)
8:00 (or 9:00) Wesley west (2nd floor north building)
9:00 Feeble (dock 1)
10:00 Kinetic Stereo Kids (dock 1)
outside performances wrap up by 11:00pm----schedule subject to change

(this day is the day for the public to witness various demonstrations)
11am-2:00ish check in for spoken word-performance-film
3:00-5:00 Aikido demonstration with question and answer session (2nd floor north building
5:oo Bolt Creek
7:00 Happy Hour (dock 1)
7:00 The Chinese People (2nd floor north building)
Dusk Fashion Show (dock 2)
8:00ish Performance-Poetry-film (2nd floor north building)
9:00ish Sex Panther (dock 2)
9:00ish John and Griff with Pete Bass and other space bros
10:00ish still deciding who fits this slot
11:00 inside 2nd floor north building and south building

1:00 Mama DeBarge will read from her book of memoirs "The Other Side of Pain"
noon sunday sounds
2:00-4:00 Living light dance company
5:00ish Brad and Dan (
look for stringed instruments and possible native song and drums throughout the day as well as film-spoken word and performance
6:00 conclusion

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Suspended: The Art of Geary Jones

If you enjoyed Geary Jones Artwork at Destination 1111 head for Muskegon.
Suspended: The art of Geary Jones runs September 4 - November 9 at the Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Muskegon, Michigan 49440 231-720-2570 Website:

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

In The News

Look for upcoming articles about Destination:1111 in Grand Rapids Magazine, On The Town, The Review and The Grand Rapids Press this month!

Thursday, August 7, 2008

South building contact info and view

John Despres and Fred Bivins are the contact people for this building

Here’s the current list of artists for the South Building for Destination 1111:

John Despres – Metal Sculpture
Fred Bivins – Turned wood and letterpress printing
David Tuck – Fine Furniture
Clayton Reister – Sculpture and Painting
Craig Odewkurk – Sculpture
Karl – Functional Sculpture
Brent Daniels – Furniture
Ann Mutchinsky – Drawing/Painting
Mary Anderson – Painting
Randall Nyhof – Photography
Mei Chow – Chinese Watercolor, Watercolor, Chinese Calligraphy
Michael W. Peoples Jr. – Recycled Music Art
Robin Porteen – Photography
Noel Skiba – Painting—Live painting
Rolando Mancera – Oil Paintings, Pencil Drawings, Metal Sculpture

Erick Pichardo - Painter

There will be music as well:

Friday, September 26 from 7:00 pm to ? WaZoBia

WaZoBia is a Grand Rapids, MI, based music ensemble. The five member group has a diverse musical background that they bring together to create a unique musical sound that combines traditional African and Afro-Cuban drumming with a variety of other musical influences and styles arranged with modern compositional techniques.

Saturday, September 27, 8:00 to ? The Folk Rock Group Four Lincolns

We have openings for other musical groups to perform. Contact Fred Bivins 453-2211 or if you are interested.


Photography By Matthew Dae Smith and Jim Gebben