The Rapidian


St. Cecilia Music Center presents GRAMMY® Award-winning Blind Boys of Alabama on December 5, 2023

Submitted 11-27-2023 under NONPROFITS

The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform their exciting holiday Christmas Show at St. Cecilia Music Center on December 5th!


Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Stages Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Submitted 11-27-2023 under OPINION

Three decades after the movie's release, Disney's Beauty and the Beast retains much of its charm.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Navigating New Realities of Marriage and Family

Submitted 11-27-2023 under OPINION

This current generation has somewhat upended traditions on marriage and family. How is your faith navigating these currents?


Ethics and Religion Talk: What is Your Daily Practice of Thanksgiving?

Submitted 11-20-2023 under OPINION

How do you make Thanksgiving into a daily practice in your spiritual life?


GRCC Men's Basketball Looks to Bounce Back After 3-3 Start

Submitted 11-15-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

A largely new roster of Raiders hope to capitalize on the momentum from last season.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Does Waiting for a Messiah Mean Abdicating Personal Responsibility?

Submitted 11-13-2023 under OPINION

One of my issues with religion is that it seems all the faiths are waiting for someone.


Local Artist Highlight: Michele Bosak, Exhibitions Director at Kendall College of Art and Design

Submitted 11-13-2023 under NONPROFITS

Proving that every ending is a beginning, Michele Bosak is transforming what were the Fed Galleries (and briefly UICA) into an experimental gallery space for design collaboration. Co-located with the KCAD FlexLab, the FlexGallery will enhance Kendall design programs. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Have You Seen an Increase in the Quality of Interfaith Engagement?

Submitted 11-06-2023 under OPINION

What are your observations of interfaith engagement over the last couple of decades? Has progress been made, or is everyone just regurgitating the same platitudes from years past?


Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Ghosts Real?

Submitted 10-30-2023 under OPINION

What does your religion say about the possibility of ghosts?


St. Cecilia Music Center brings the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Concert on November 9, 2023, continuing their 12-year Partnership

Submitted 10-26-2023 under NONPROFITS

Co-Artistic Directors of CMS – Pianist Wu Han, Cellist David Finckel – with Violinist Arnaud Sussman will delight the audience with an exquisite evening of Haydn and Beethoven trios.