The Rapidian Home

The Feed

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?


Federal government awards millions to Kent County, Grand Rapids for lead hazard removal

Submitted 11-03-2023 under NEWS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded over $9 million to Kent County and Grand Rapids to tackle lead hazards in homes built before 1978. The funding aims to address the high levels of lead found in children's blood in the region.


City Connection: Kyle Van Strien, Chairperson of the City Planning Commission to Join Rapidian Program Manager in the GRTV Studio

Submitted 10-31-2023 under NEWS

Watch live on GRTV's Facebook page and YouTube channel beginning at 4:00pm on Monday, Nov. 6


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.


St. Cecilia Music Center brings Jerry Douglas, Dobro Guitar Master and 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning Artist, to perform a special duo show with bassist Daniel Kimbro on November 16, 2023

Submitted 10-26-2023 under NONPROFITS

The amazing Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric guitar, elevating, transforming, and reinventing the instrument in countless ways. Douglas masterfully incorporates elements of country, bluegrass, rock, jazz, blues, and Celtic into his music.