The Rapidian


ACT apprentice Allison: Painting truths and smiles

Submitted 04-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

ACT Apprentice Allison demonstrates her love of animals, art, and our connection to both.


Support local farmers while adding fresh vegetables to your diet

Submitted 04-10-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Community supported agriculture helps reduce waste and lets local farmers know their product is going somewhere.


Making Choices Michigan celebrates National Healthcare Decisions Day

Submitted 04-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Emmy-Award Winning Journalist Cathy Wurzer presents “Convening Community Conversations on Living and Dying,” a special presentation about living as fully as possible in spite of disease and disability


Eighth annual Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival held at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 04-09-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Directors Gustavo Rondon and Catalina Mesa speak on behalf of their films and the festival as a whole, as well as it's crucial importance to the community.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Does tolerance lead to complicity?

Submitted 04-09-2018 under OPINION

Jacob L.H. asked the Ethics and Religion Talk panel, Where is the line between tolerance and complicity? This is Part II of exploring the question.


In Season: April 6, 2018

Submitted 04-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

It may be a little chilly out there, but we have hot coffee, friendly vendors, and a heated headhouse to warm you up! Come shop inside (and outside!) with us from 10-1 today! Our Winter Market vendors offer a beautiful + delicious selection of locally-grown or created foods! Can't wait to see you!


Hockey is a community

Submitted 04-04-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

A popular sport in Michigan, hockey is a sport enjoyed by many. A series of local adult league tournaments help make hockey more than a game.


Creative Youth Center publishes seventh anthology

Submitted 04-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

Anna Geurkink sits down with Executive Director Kristin Brace of Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center.


Grammy Award winning country swing band Asleep at the Wheel performs at St. Cecilia on April 12

Submitted 04-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center brings American Country Music Group Asleep at the Wheel to the Royce Auditorium stage on Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. The band will arrive in Grand Rapids directly following six straight concert dates in their home state of Texas.


Artist feature from UICA: Morgan Hughes

Submitted 04-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

Morgan Hughes is a left-handed multidisciplinary artist living in Ypsilanti, MI. Her work is influenced by the ways we, as people, interact with the the space we fill, and how it shapes us.