The Rapidian

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Grand Rapid's South West Neighborhood

Fourth annual bilingual college fair bridges gap between Latino families and college

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NEWS

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan hosts fourth annual Bilingual College Fair to connect students and their families with over 25 local colleges and community organizations.


Dancing is transforming my view of art, ArtPrize

Submitted 10-04-2016 under OPINION

Being a part of this project has really opened my eyes to how different art forms affect people. Art such as dance, photography and murals; The Cultura Collective is something truly unique.


This place is not abandoned: How the Cultura Collective is approaching ArtPrize

Submitted 09-27-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

During a time when the entire city is growing, in competition and undergoing cultural upheaval in its attempt for relevance to the contemporary art world, the work of the Cultura Collective is an ambitious symbol of local solidarity, rather than a token of diversity.


The Potter's House School making art from the rubbish

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

Students from The Potter’s House high school use the rubbish from the new building site to create works of art, and anchor their learning about being transformational leaders.


SiTE:LAB collaborates with DisArt on ArtPrize entry "Hybrid Structures"

Submitted 09-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize entry and related programming aimed at changing perceptions of disability.


Roosevelt Park releases community video of their own

Submitted 09-13-2016 under OPINION

The purpose of this video is to share how residents perceive their neighborhood, and also to make sure the rest of the city is aware of the unique culture, businesses and community that make Roosevelt Park a great place to live and to visit.


Catalyst Radio - West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Submitted 08-23-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Michele Fife speaks with Jorge Gonzales from West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Two free exhibition events spotlight influential New York artist

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

SiTE:LAB celebrates the artwork of Gordon Matta-Clark on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum and on Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Rumsey Street Project.


Local students create mural celebrating their Latino heritage

Submitted 08-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

The new mural, "Nuestra Historia, Nuestra Voz" will be debuted in a community celebration on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 912 Grandville Avenue


How to triumph over the Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale: Tips from a bargain hunter

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

With over 10,000 pairs of shoes and savings of up to 80 percent off, the annual Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale is a bargain hunter’s dream. Here are a few tips for coming out on top.