The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's Heartside-Downtown

All the Way! Civic Theatre's newest offering is a hit with audiences

Submitted 01-16-2018 under OPINION

The story of passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 comes to life in this play about President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr.

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Chiaroscuro International Film Series connects world cultures through award-winning films

Submitted 01-09-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The season begins on January 14, 2018 at UICA. The program is free and open to the public.

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St. Cecilia to feature Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on January 18

Submitted 01-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Co-artistic Director Wu Han and five internationally acclaimed chamber musicians will perform the works of Brahms and Dvořák.

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Ronald McDonald House provides accommodations for families of children receiving medical care

Submitted 12-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan offers housing to families of children traveling to Grand Rapids for medical treatment

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Sharing resident voices through storytelling

Submitted 12-19-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Storytelling shapes our perceptions of the world; sharing your story can inspire others and bridge empathy gaps by encouraging deeper thinking.

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Enjoy family fun during Snowflake Break at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 12-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

December 23, 2017 through January 7, 2018 the Grand Rapids Public Museum is hosting family-friendly fun over the holiday break including take-home crafts, a LEGO display, and a holiday themed planetarium show.

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Grand Rapids Children's Museum breaks barriers between play and learning

Submitted 12-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Children's Museum offers hands-on experiences to encourage exploration and learning-through-play

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Open the Door: The art of placemaking

Submitted 12-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

From creating your own business to living in the same place you work, millennials are shifting the way we view placemaking and the arts.

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Holiday Pops are homegrown fun for a hometown audience

Submitted 12-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony's Wolverine Worldwide Pops, a holiday tradition in West Michigan, celebrates the season in song with local artists and entertainers performing for a hometown audience.

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Open Projector Night Spotlight from UICA: Jose Jimenez, People's Choice Award winner

Submitted 12-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

Jose Jimenez short film Dreamer is the most recent Open Projector Night Peoples' Choice Award Winner. UICA sat down with the filmmaker to learn more about his work, inspiration, and future projects

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