The Rapidian


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.


Lipstick Jodi will release its debut album September 28

Submitted 09-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Lipstick Jodi Band members Karli Morehouse, Luke Rockhold, Jamie Baarman and Camille Hoorn deliver a new upbeat sound to Grand Rapids music lovers.


Grand Rapids Ballet dances its way to ArtPrize Nine

Submitted 09-19-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

This September 22nd to the 24th, check out the Grand Rapids Ballet’s ArtPrize Nine submission piece, “Beethoven’s 5th Symphony,” as they perform around downtown at four different locations.


Call for entries for the annual Ray and Nancy Loeschner Art Competition at Meijer Gardens

Submitted 09-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is accepting entries for the annual Ray and Nancy Loeschner Art Competition


Meijer Gardens celebrates autumn with chrysanthemum exhibition

Submitted 09-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Chrysanthemums and More! exhibition features a celebration of Shape & Form with vibrant chrysanthemum displays, family-friendly activities and more, September 15 to October 29, 2017


Photo Gallery: Breakaway Music Festival, Day 1

Submitted 08-29-2017 under NEWS

Breakaway Music Festival, a travelling music festival, brought internationally know musical acts to Belknap Park this past weekend.


Spoke Folks hosts first Beer City Bike Fest

Submitted 08-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

All of this grease and sweat calls an end-of-summer celebration: Beer City Bike Fest, a free bike carnival and music festival will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at The Spoke Folks from 12 p.m.-10 p.m.


Build a better world with Grand Rapids Public Library's Summer Reading Party

Submitted 07-28-2017 under NEWS

On August 1st and 2nd, the Grand Rapids Public Library will host an hour-long party at each branch to celebrate summer readers.


Celebrate 20 years of play at Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Submitted 07-28-2017 under NEWS

On Monday, July 31, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum invites the community to its 20th birthday party.


'A Chorus Line' takes center stage

Submitted 07-20-2017 under NEWS

Winner of nine Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1976, “A Chorus Line” remains a classic to this day as the sixth longest-running Broadway show, and this summer, Circle Theatre invites you to experience this enjoyable and humorous musical right here in Grand Rapids.