The Rapidian

Culture

Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 1'

Submitted 10-03-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience members after the event to get their reaction to the critics thoughts on the public's and jurors' 2D and Installation choices in the Top 20.

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Grand Rapids Public Museum hosts special Halloween organ concerts

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) for special Halloween Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concerts with Andrew Rogers, accompanied by the 1925 horror silent film classic The Phantom of the Opera on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2017.

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Art happens here 365 days a year

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize may only be here for a short time, but local businesses and galleries on the Avenue offer arts programming and community engagement opportunities all year round.

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ArtPrize 2017 top 20 finalist "Lux Maximus" interview with the artist

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NEWS

"They said it couldn't be done, so I did it," states "Lux Maximus" creator Daniel Oropeza of his signature process of fusing glass with metal to create sculptures that are partially translucent.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What to do after a miscarriage? (Part 2)

Submitted 10-02-2017 under OPINION

Last week, I printed three responses to the question on miscarriage. This week, I have two more responses to this tragic, but all too common, situation.

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Sunny weather, large crowds make HopCat, WYCE Blue Bridge Music Festival a success

Submitted 10-02-2017 under NEWS

Unlike last year, when rain, wind, and cold weather dampened attendance, this year sunny skies and warm temperatures brought thousands of music and art lovers to the Blue Bridge Music Festival over two days to listen to the eight bands competing for the “Song of the Year” and a $1,000 cash prize.

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Catalyst Radio: Rapid Response to ICE

Submitted 09-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Jenny Kinne welcomes Amy Carpenter & Sarah Doherty from ICE Rapid Response on the realities of immigration policy and practice on local communities.

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In Season: September 30, 2017

Submitted 09-29-2017 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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Grand Rapids Pops brings 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' to DeVos Performance Hall on Friday, Saturday

Submitted 09-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony presents the full-length film 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' along with live music in three performances Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30

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'Small Plates, Big Impact' fundraiser helps provide nutrition education, entrepreneurial opportunities

Submitted 09-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

This year, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is hosting its annual fall fundraiser for the Downtown Market Education Foundation on October 12, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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