by (Write616)

Submitted 03-02-2016 under

The Michigan Poet, in celebration of National Poetry Month and in collaboration with Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters, is pleased to present Poetry Imperson, an evening of competitive recited poetry. The event takes place Friday, April 1st,...

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Sonnet Contest with GLCL and KBAC

by (Write616)

Submitted 01-13-2016 under

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL), in cooperation with the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC), is thrilled to announce our 2016 GLCL Sonnet Contest with final judge Keith Taylor. The winning sonnet will be celebrated with a uniquely designed...

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Voting for Write Michigan short stories contest almost over

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 01-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Online voting by the public for Write Michigan short story entries continues through January 31. The contest is in its third year, and includes not only a public vote but a judge's vote as well. The judges will be voting on seven...

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Mangiamo to hold area snowman building contest

by (Kschmitty)

Submitted 02-04-2013 under NEWS

The first annual snowman building contest will be hosted by Gilmore Collection’s Italian restaurant on Lake February 9. In return for participation, Mangiamo offers contestants free hotdogs and a complimentary cup of hot spiced cider or hot...

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Summer Picturesque launches with MLive collaboration, contest

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 07-02-2012 under NEWS

The Rapidian's next Picturesque will run the entire month of July, asking Grand Rapidians to submit photos around a central theme: Summer Lovin'. This includes the beach, pool, vacation spots, summer scenery, food and drinks, holidays and...

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Contest: Describe The Rapidian in 10 words or less

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 04-16-2012 under OPINION

As we gear up for our very first fund drive, we're looking to you, our readers, reporters and supporters, to tell us your thoughts on...well, us. How would you describe The Rapidian... 10 words or less? Post your description on our...

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GR Public Library gets spiny with teen poetry this spring break

by (K_to_the_ukla)

Submitted 04-06-2011 under NEWS

April is poetry month, and this week, the Grand Rapids Public Library is opening the doors and shelves for the first Teen Book Spine Poetry Contest. Teens are invited to visit their local library branch and wax poetic by stacking poetic. All...

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Winter photos: Someone must know which street this is

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-30-2010 under OPINION

A couple of weeks ago, The Rapidian and The Grand Rapids Press launched their respective winter photo projects. On our part, we asked Rapidians to share what there is to love about West Michigan winters. The Press opted for a caption...

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Multimedia Contest Gives Teens a Chance at Cash Awards

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 03-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

  The 32 Kent County high school students who make up Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Youth Grant Committee want to get teens thinking about philanthropy. That’s why they’re challenging their peers to create a video, audio project or...

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