The Rapidian

Review

Venues like St. Cecilia and One Trick Pony keep music scene alive, well in Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-27-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Don’t pass on opportunities to enjoy our city and the music, like hearing guitarist Leo Kottke and local singer Kathy Lamar.

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Harmony: Community-building and the music industry panel discussions

Submitted 09-26-2017 under OPINION

Harmony: Community-Building and the Music Industry was a series of panel discussions presented by Creative Many and 88.1FM WYCE about music as a necessary enhancement to the quality of life in Michigan's communities.

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Movie Review: "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki" at UICA

Submitted 06-27-2017 under OPINION

Community reviewer for the UICA, Patrick Feutz, discusses a sports biopic that charts the days leading up to the titular real-life boxer’s infamous 1962 World Featherweight Title bout with reigning champ Davey Moore.

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Photo Gallery: Pokey LaFarge and Lillie Mae at The Pyramid Scheme

Submitted 06-20-2017 under OPINION

St. Louis musician Pokey LaFarge and supporting act Lillie Mae brought a blend of country, jazz, and more to The Pyramid Scheme June 18th.

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Review: Julien Baker transfixes audience with quiet, moving songs at Calvin College

Submitted 04-03-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Julien Baker performed on Friday, March 31, 2017.

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New craft beer bottle shop opens downtown

Submitted 03-21-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Craft Beer Cellar opens their thirty-first bottle shop in Grand Rapids, brings a broad beer selection to the downtown area.

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"God of Carnage" will take the stage at Dog Story Theater this Friday

Submitted 02-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

A set of parents gather together to calmly discuss their sons unruly behavior at the playground. Uproarious havoc ensues when the parents become inherently childlike throughout their intended civil discussion.

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Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition welcomes national judge, rewards local talent

Submitted 01-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Kent County's local poetry competition, now hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Library, features National Judge Oliver de la Paz, is free to enter

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Review of "A Man Called Ove" at UICA

Submitted 12-07-2016 under OPINION

Rolf Lassgard is magnificent in sentimental, appealing film

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Aquinas graduate publishes her first book, "Running in Silence"

Submitted 11-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Rachael Steil opens up to tell her story of running in college while battling an eating disorder. What stared as a raw food diet in order to lose weight and gain speed turned into a long road to self-discovery.

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