The Rapidian


New coffee shop opens on Grand Rapids' Westside

Submitted 01-30-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The Corridor Coffee Shop opened Monday January 22, 2018 on Stocking Avenue in the area known as the Westside Corridor.


Jammies XIX, WYCE's local, regional music awards showcase returns to The Intersection February 9

Submitted 01-30-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The event features 24 live music performances and 20 awards given to the best music released in the past year. Various awards are selected by WYCE programmers, critics, and by community voting.


"World of Winter" aims to entice Grand Rapids residents downtown with cold weather events

Submitted 01-29-2018 under NEWS

Ice sculpting, live music, speed dating and other events are offered for a diverse crowd coming to downtown.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Should I tattoo a do not resuscitate order on my body?

Submitted 01-26-2018 under OPINION

CS asks, Doctors in Miami faced an unusual ethical dilemma when an unconscious, deteriorating patient was brought into the emergency room with the words Do Not Resuscitate across his chest.


In Season: January 27, 2018

Submitted 01-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Join us all winter for a great selection of Michigan grown, raised and created items!


Thirteenth annual Michigan Music Conference coming to Grand Rapids this week

Submitted 01-24-2018 under NEWS

Orchestras, choirs and bands will perform at the weekend long convention showcasing music from across Michigan.


Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Submitted 01-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Knight of the Burning Pestle plays as part of the annual Lake Effect Fringe Festival


Beloved singer/songwriter Judy Collins to perform at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 01-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

Singer and songwriter Judy Collins will perform at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55 and can be purchased by calling 616-459-2224, visiting the box office at 24 Ransom Ave. NE, or online at


Ethics and Religion Talk: Is sex in virtual reality cheating? Part 3

Submitted 01-22-2018 under OPINION

I read with interest your recent column regarding whether Virtual Reality pornography is ‘cheating,' James wrote. Couples often wrestled with the issue of the husband's use of porn, whether print or video: did it constitute cheating, a form of adultery?


Catalyst Radio: WMCAT talks teen music projects, Creston Brewery show

Submitted 01-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Come hear teens perform their own compositions with local musicians at Creston Brewery on Sunday, January 21, 2018.