The Rapidian

Social Issues

Art, activism and taking action to make change

by (katelewisceramics)

Submitted 09-25-2015 under NEWS

On Friday October 2, from 7 p.m - 8 p.m. the topic of "Reflecting the Times: Arts and Activism" will be addressed by a panel of arts experts in front of an audience as part of the Critical Discourse series at the ArtPrize HUB (41 Sheldon...

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"Hard Femme" art exhibit to examine gender issues

by (empichot)

Submitted 08-07-2013 under NEWS

"Hard femme is femme’s iron-pumpin', boot-wearin', always sneerin' cousin," says Miranda Sharp, curator of the exhibit. "Hard femme is tough, DIY, takin' care of business, down 'n dirty and no-bullshit. Hard...

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Grand Rapids Women's Chorus: Unity, inclusiveness and diversity through song

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 12-03-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The sound of dozens of voices singing in harmony can be a powerful experience, one that brings a feeling of wholeness on a physical and emotional level. To achieve this takes a lot of practice and hard work on the part of the singers. This is what...

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Global Conservation Series

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 12-17-2009 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) is offering a five-session program to encourage and support the desire to care for creation. This program is specifically designed to enable people of the Judeo-Christian faith tradition to gather...

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