The Rapidian

Culture

Community responds to Jurors' Shortlist: Larry Ossei-Mensah at ArtPrize 9

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

New York-based independent curator and cultural critic Larry Ossei-Mensah talks importance of accessiblity to art with community journalist Jim Moreno.

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Community responds to Jurors' Shortlist: Kelly Davis at ArtPrize 9

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

Community member Kelly Davis discusses jurors' pick and personal favorite, El Sueño Americano (The American Dream).

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ArtPrize, Hopcat, WYCE partner to bring "world of music" back to Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 09-26-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

This weekend hear jazz, soul, country, rock, and hip hop from artists all from right here in West Michigan at the Blue Bridge Festival.

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Community responds to Jurors' Shortlist at ArtPrize 9

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience members after the event to get their reaction with community journalist, Jim Moreno, doing the interviews and Brandon Cooley as the cameraman.

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Artist or activist? Creative voices inspire dialogue

Submitted 09-26-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Is art a mirror for current events or personal experiences? Four individuals make powerful statements about the social problems of their generation.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What to do after a miscarriage? (Part 1)

Submitted 09-25-2017 under OPINION

Two days ago, my wife, who was 17 weeks pregnant, learned through a routine exam that our unborn baby had died. We also learned that she still needs to endure the process of labor and delivery.

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In Season: September 23, 2017

Submitted 09-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.

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Experience ArtPrize 9 at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Submitted 09-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

Located both indoors and outdoors, this year’s art installations at the Market feature artists hailing from as far away as Paris, China and New Zealand, alongside several artists from Michigan, including Godwin Heights Public Schools students.

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Local artist Stafford Smith exhibits new artwork at Studio 341

Submitted 09-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Trapped Between Memory and Desire is on display at Studio 341 and will be open on weekends.

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ArtPrize artist feature from UICA: Michael Peoples

Submitted 09-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

Michael Peoples is a self-taught artist whose works reflect on the cultural history of the Midwest with a comedic bend. Each work explores the significance of number, color, and form upon cognitive and emotional experience. Perchance to Dream reflects the idea of food as memory.

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