The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's Heartside-Downtown

'Art belongs to everyone': Interview with local artist Debra Dieppa

Submitted 07-16-2018 under NONPROFITS

An exhibition of Debra Dieppa’s recent work is now on display in the West Lobby at the Wealthy Street Theatre. Dieppa will be showcasing her art in the West Lobby during the Comunity Media Center's Open House this Saturday, July 21, 2018 and will be available to answer questions about her work.

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WYCE partners with GRAM to bring 10th year of free Thursday night concerts

Submitted 07-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Thursday evenings in July and August GRAM on the Green with WYCE offers free live music from a curated the selection of performances to reflect the world of music the station offers as well as the local/regional platform it supports.

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ArtPrize leadership looks ahead, plots course for the future

Submitted 07-10-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

ArtPrize leadership shares their vision for the future of the event, details about Project 1 by ArtPrize and how the decision was made to make the event biennial.

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Protesters against ICE take over Kent County commission meeting

Submitted 06-28-2018 under NEWS

Over 120 people protested outside at Calder Plaza and at the Kent County Board of Commissioners meeting on June 28, 2018 against Kent County's contract with ICE and the detaining of undocumented immigrants.

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UICA welcomes news Exhibitions Curator, Juana Williams

Submitted 06-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

UICA is proud to welcome the newest member of our team, Exhibitions Curator, Juana Williams. Williams comes to us from Detroit, MI, where she most recently worked as Assistant to the Chair at Wayne State University Department of Art and Art History.

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Free "Kids at the Market" activities return to Downtown Market beginning June 27

Submitted 06-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Kids at the Market will engage kids through crafts, science experiments, animals, fitness and more.

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Heartside features clay studio artist market for July's First Friday event

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

On July 6, from 6-9 p.m. we will share an opportunity for visitors to buy pottery and learn more about the Heartside Clay Studio. Heartside Art Gallery and Studio will be transformed into a Heartside Clay Studio Artists Market for the evening.

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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents Henry VI

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

The production of Henry VI will play at the Dog Story Theater in Grand Rapids, June 15-24, 2018.

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Former Commissioner White withdraws from appointment consideration at City Commission meeting

Submitted 06-14-2018 under NEWS

Mayor Rosalynn Bliss said the commission would confer with the city's human resource department and start an application process to fill the position. The commission also adopted the 2019 budget. Public comment centered on the rental application fee ordinance again.

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Photo Gallery: Asian-Pacific Week Festival

Submitted 06-14-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Asian Pacific Festival Week concluded with the Asian Pacific Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Rosa Parks Circle.

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