The Rapidian

Art

Festive Scandinavian-style market supports local artists, encourages spirit of giving

Submitted 12-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Kringle Market Holiday Pop-Up is Saturday, December 15 at The Søvengård.

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New collaboration to showcase local artists in holiday market

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NEWS

Thirteen artists will be featured in the coworking space at 342 Market SW on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

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Local photographer showcases architecture of Grand Rapids neighborhoods at UICA

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NEWS

Grand Rapids photographer, Emily Najera, contributed her work with other Michigan artists in an exhibit at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. Showcasing Michigan’s role in the artists inspiration, exploration, and creative development, Emily Najera’s series focuses on local architecture.

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Long-time tradition continues with UICA presenting 30th Annual Holiday Artists Market

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Saturday-only event on December 1, 2018 will take place at Steelcase Town Hall, and will feature over 75 local and regional artists, as well as local food and beverage vendors and entertainment.

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Nonprofit announces winners of student film competition during week-long celebration of creativity and storytelling

Submitted 11-20-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Mosaic Film Experience announced the winners of its 2018 Mosaic Mobile contest during a week of events celebrating creativity and storytelling.

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Attention performers: 2019 Festival of the Arts performance applications now open

Submitted 11-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Planning for Festival of the Arts’ 50th year is officially underway, and now is the time to submit applications for performing during the three day event: June 7, 8 and 9, 2019.

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Profile of drag culture and where it can be found in Grand Rapids area

Submitted 11-07-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Drag is open to everyone! In fact, that’s one of the cornerstones of drag culture: everyone is accepted.

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Cosplayers, fans to descend upon DeVos Place for Grand Rapids Comic Con

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NEWS

If you are looking for a family friendly event to showcase your artistic skills or favorite costumes, or you just like to explore favorite and new fandoms, then the Grand Rapid Comic Con Costume Contest is for you!

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Creston Vibes: Not your average open mic night

Submitted 10-26-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Creston Vibes, an open mic night at Creston Brewery, is unlike anything else. Held twice a month, each session follows a different theme. From comedy to heartbreaks and hangovers, the energy controls the session.

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Silhouettes celebrate community members' vision

Submitted 10-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Eight paper silhouettes share positive stories in Heartside this fall as an early result of Quality of Life Workgroup recommendations

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