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Anti-racism organizations host special viewing of Hidden Figures

Submitted 01-06-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

A special viewing and discussion of the movie Hidden Figures will be hosted by Showing Up for Racial Justice and Celebration! Cinemas this Saturday. Post-viewing discussion led by Partners for a Racism-Free Community.


Zelda, Halo, Final Fantasy and more at Grand Rapids Symphony's 'Video Games Live!'

Submitted 01-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Watch video from your favorite video games as the Grand Rapids Pops plays the original soundtrack live in a high-tech, surround-sound show with a rock concert feel


Connection through expression: Building community through art

Submitted 01-03-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

An update on Avenue for the Arts and a look at what’s to come ahead. This Friday, January 6, Avenue for the Arts becomes "South Division Avenue becomes "the ultimate destination to find artwork by local artists, handmade goods, and food and drink specials."


New Year's Eve concert at Wealthy Theatre to celebrate local favorites, host food drive

Submitted 12-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Celebrate New Year's Eve with The Go Rounds, The Crane Wives, Seth Bernard and Vox Vidorra on Saturday, December 31, 2016. There will be a canned food drive for those in need. Refreshments provided by Creston Brewery.


Christmas is in the air at Grand Rapids Symphony's Cirque de Noel shows

Submitted 12-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

Cirque de la Symphonie joins the Grand Rapids Pops for the 7th annual collaboration of aerial artistry and holiday music


Movie Review: "The Brand New Testament" at UICA

Submitted 12-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

"The Brand New Testament" is screening at UICA January 6 - January 19, 2016.


Santa will take calls, tweets live tonight on GRTV

Submitted 12-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

The GRTV Santa Call-In Show will air tonight on GRTV Channel 25 and also streamed here on The Rapidian.


"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" musical showing at Grand Rapids Public Museum in partnership with Stage GR

Submitted 12-13-2016 under NONPROFITS

Now through December 31, 2016 shows will take place at the Meijer Theater in the Grand Rapids Public Musem in conjunction with their special exhibit "Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown."


Reflection on the Tree Lighting Ceremony

Submitted 12-12-2016 under OPINION

Bringing the community together to celebrate the holiday season and each other.


Snoop is coming to Grand Rapids, are you going?

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg has set the music industry on fire since the launch of his career in the 90’s. How many weddings, school dances, club nights, can you remember hearing the smooth, laidback, metaphysical rhymes from this man from Long Beach, California (LBC).