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The Rapidian to celebrate the "we" that makes citizen journalism possible- and powerful

Submitted 05-05-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Rapidian's Community Celebration tips a glass to the "We" that makes our citizen-powered news source possible. Join us on May 14 for our annual Community Celebration and get advance access to all of our donor thank-you gifts.


Eastown's annual Picnic in the Park to plant 15 new trees

Submitted 05-05-2015 under NEWS

On May 9, the Eastown Community Association will partner with Friends of GR Parks to increase the shade canopy at Sigsbee Park.


Fountain Street Church to host fifth Alternative Prom

Submitted 04-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Fountain Street Church is hosting an Alice in Wonderland themed prom for LGBT teens this weekend.


GoSite celebrates Grand Opening

Submitted 04-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and daylong celebration introduced the new welcome center to the community.


DisArt Stories Matter: Nkechi Okwuwasi shares why she volunteered for fashion show

Submitted 04-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Young Nkechi Okwuwasi says her godmother told her about volunteer opportunities at the DisArt Festival and that she wanted to get involved. Here she explains what drew her to volunteer specifically for the fashion show.


GRFC finding its niche in the GR community

Submitted 04-21-2015 under NEWS

A new semi-pro soccer team is making a name for itself in the Grand Rapids community


Design Makes a Difference: "Art of The Lived Experiment" and "Icebreaker" at KCAD's Fed Gallery

Submitted 04-21-2015 under OPINION

Two exhibits at KCAD's Fed Gallery show how good exhibit design makes for an accessible art experience.


DisArt closing performance to celebrate strides, continue conversation

Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The event at Wealthy Theatre will feature a performance directed by Arts in Motion Studio, which will include over a hundred Disabled performers, ACTion Drummers, paper mache birds, dancers and a choir.


Museums ready for exploration with Free-4-All Sunday

Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Amway is sponsoring free admission to five museums on Sunday, April 26.


Stark Turn Players Premiere New Work by Local Playwright

Submitted 04-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Local production company produces new work by local playwright in a world premiere April 30 through May 3, 2015.