The Rapidian


German band EINSHOCH6 on U.S. tour, will perform at Aquinas on November 1

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Engaging, fun, a musical feast! The German band EINSHOCH6 stands for a culturally unique performance of music, language, and word play by combining elements of classical music with hip-hop lyrics in a remarkable musical form!


Join Us for Alternatives in Motion's 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion would love to count you in for our 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards benefiting persons with disabilities in west Michigan.


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.


Reflecting on rocking times: my experience as a GR!GR counselor

Submitted 08-23-2017 under OPINION

“Women will rise as lightning will shine / Thunder will rumble as our voices unite / We thrive in power as the sparks ignite” Lyrics from the song Giants Falling by Girls Shred.


Movies in the Park celebrates its fifth season in Ah-Nab-Awen-Park

Submitted 06-30-2017 under NEWS

Celebrating its fifth season this summer, Movies in the Park is Grand Rapids’ premier outdoor film series. Every other Friday from June to August, the community is invited to spend an evening of free activities in Ah-Nab-Awen-Park, hosted by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and partners.


First class of GRPS Challenge Scholars aims for free college

Submitted 06-16-2017 under NEWS

Union High School freshmen wrap up the school year with free college in mind, as the first group of potential Challenge Scholars in Grand Rapids Public Schools.


Nonprofit volunteer fair scheduled for May 31

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Explore volunteer opportunities for summer!


Artist Beatriz Santiago Muñoz to give talk at Civic Studio

Submitted 01-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

On February 1, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., Civic Studio will present Beatriz Santiago Muñoz for a free public talk.


'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.


Ferris Coffee & Nut barista competes in USCC Brewer's Cup qualifier

Submitted 02-18-2016 under NEWS

Head barista Dan Shoup successfully prepared coffees to present to three judges to earn a spot at the U.S.Coffee Championship in April.