Cook Arts Center

Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-10-2020 under NEWS

Community leaders urge residents to complete census before Sept. 30 deadline, announce canvassing A coalition of community leaders are reminding Grand Rapidians to complete the 2020 census before its Sept. 30 deadline, with a new door-to-door push...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-06-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports continued flattening of Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth Kent County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases has remained flat over the last week, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-22-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports slight decline in Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth Kent County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases has decreased slightly over the last week, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on Wednesday...

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Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian hosts first episode

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-04-2017 under NEWS

This is the first podcast hosted by our community news site, The Rapidian. Rapidian staffers Kiran Sood Patel, Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard and Mariah Cowsert discuss current community news. Steffanie Rosalez, Program Director at Cook Arts Center is...

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Annual "Día del Sol" fundraiser celebrates Grandville Avenue community

by (GAAH)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

On June 15, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities will be hosting their annual fundraiser at the Goei Center. Día del Sol, or "Day of the Sun," is the nonprofit’s yearly celebration of the students...

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'The Rapidian to me is about learning and having a voice'

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 04-11-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Community, to me, means sharing not only the space we live, but also common goals toward growth, sustainability, and prosperity. A community is for everyone by everyone. We participate together to build it. The Rapidian matters because it is a forum...

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Hip-hop camp brings happiness to kids at Cook Arts Center

by (GAAH)

Submitted 02-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

For two weeks this past December, 15 students immersed themselves in the culture of hip-hop at the Cook Arts Center. The students, ages 6 to 15, had the chance to explore hip-hop through movement and art.  The camp resulted in response to...

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Four Grand Rapids organizations to host Celebrate! Community Arts Day

by (Artists Creatin...)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, March 28, four Grand Rapids arts organizations will collaborate to bring the 4th annual Celebrate! Community Arts Day at the Grand Rapids Ballet. This free event provides an opportunity for people of all ages to experience dance, music...

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Grand Rapids youth review holiday events at John Ball Zoo

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities.  On Saturday, October 25th, the AAPC visited the annual "Zoo Goes Boo" event at John Ball Zoo. Each student...

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Young and mighty Cook Library Scholars excel in second year

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 11-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Sometimes the words “improving literacy” can be just that: words. But words make up stories filled with real kids, real families and real struggles and successes. Some of those stories are embodied in the Cook Library Scholars,...

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