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Grand Rapids Zine Fest to showcase work of 60 local self-publishers

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS

The fourth annual Grand Rapids Zine Fest is from 12-6 p.m. this Saturday, July 16 at Kendall College's Fed Galleries.


Movie Review: "Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made" at the UICA

Submitted 07-11-2016 under OPINION

Nick Hartman, UICA Film Coordinator reviews the story of three childhood friends who set out to create a tribute to their favorite film, Raiders of the Lost Ark.


Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters Announces 2016 Annual Fund Drive

Submitted 06-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

GLCL is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Annual Fund Drive for 2016, designed to encourage donations to the general operating fund for GLCL.


Catalyst Radio: a conversation with the new Rapidian Editor

Submitted 06-20-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Kiran Sood Patel, the new managing editor of The Rapidian.


Movie Review: "The Lobster" at the UICA

Submitted 06-14-2016 under OPINION

The UICA is proud to partner with The Rapidian on a new monthly column to keep you up-to-date about the films we're bringing to our community. This month, Nick Hartman, UICA Film Coordinator reviews "The Lobster."


New Community Media Center club unites lovers of film

Submitted 05-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

Cinema Lab is a new Grand Rapids Community Media Center intiative aimed at creating a space for area film lovers to learn, talk and commune while watching movies.


Public Museum's newest exhibit invites visitors to explore Earth's wildest places

Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Open May 21-September 4, 2016 and free with general admission, the exhibit follows National Geographic explorers, bringing their adventures to life.


Contemporary Conversation: UICA discusses independent vs indie film

Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art's Film Coordinator, Nick Hartman talks about the difference between independent cinema and indie films, inviting community to join the conversation.


The Rapidian welcomes new Managing Editor

Submitted 05-17-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Kiran Sood Patel joins The Rapidian this week, excited about citizen journalism as an in-depth way to pursue engagement with the communities we live in.


New podcast features Grand Rapids locations and issues

Submitted 05-03-2016 under NEWS

A new podcast, iheartGrandRapids, is published twice a month by local residents Luke Ferris and Tiffany Szakal. It's recorded throughout the city and focuses on the conversations Grand Rapidians are having with each other.