The Rapidian

Culture

Ethics and Religion Talk: Why Have I Miscarried?

Submitted 09-20-2021 under OPINION

Jeff asks for a reaction to the following story: "A young woman has been living with her boyfriend for at least a year.... She conceives. Though they weren't looking to have a child, they knew at some point they would and value the pregnancy. Sadly, she experiences a miscarriage."

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings Blue Grass and Mandolin Master Sam Bush to Grand Rapids on October 6 to begin an exciting 2021-2022 Season of Live Performances with International Folk, Jazz and Chamber Music Artists

Submitted 09-20-2021 under NONPROFITS

Mandolin New Grass Artist Sam Bush will mesmerize West Michigan on October 6 at 7:30 p.m. when he kicks off SCMC’s 2021-2022 Season and the Acoustic Café Folk Series. The October 6 concert with the Sam Bush Band marks St. Cecilia Music Center’s restart of live concerts with a live audience.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 18, 2021

Submitted 09-17-2021 under NONPROFITS

Now is the best time to come visit the Market! Autumn provides such a wonderful variety of fresh produce, and the weather makes for the perfect market day!

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ArtPrize 2021 - What will captivate our imaginations this year?

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NEWS

Art has the ability to capture ideas too complex for words; to invoke deep feelings and emotions; to communicate a piece of the artist’s soul with the public. Art defines and reflects what is important to a society.

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Circle Theatre Enters The Age of Aquarius With Hair

Submitted 09-13-2021 under OPINION

Circle Theatre lavishes talent and energy on Hair, resulting in strong individual performances, and a few good songs, but not a coherent story.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Religion can do Horrible Things

Submitted 09-13-2021 under OPINION

Connor asks, “What is the worst thing that has ever been done in the name of your religious tradition?”

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Passing the Mic: West Michigan Hindu Temple's Fred Stella answers, "What is the purpose of your life?"

Submitted 09-10-2021 under VOICES

Fred Stella, Hindu practitioner, responds to Rishi Singh, Sikh practitioner.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 11, 2021

Submitted 09-10-2021 under NONPROFITS

Don’t let the cool weather fool you, this time of year provides the Market with a large variety of in season produce! Come on down and spend some time outside, shopping from local vendors.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents ArtPrize 2021 Exhibition with Disability Arts Organization, DisArt

Submitted 09-08-2021 under NONPROFITS

A collaboration with DisArt and artist Oaklee Thiele, the My Dearest Friends Project brings the presence of the disability community to downtown Grand Rapids through a large-scale outdoor installation

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GRAM's Michigan Artist Series highlights the Black Ash Basketry of Kelly Church and Cherish Parrish

Submitted 09-08-2021 under NONPROFITS

An Interwoven Legacy features over 20 new works that focus on the centuries-old Anishinabe tradition of black ash basket making.

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