The Rapidian



by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 04-20-2015 under

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival! The 4th annual festival is Aug. 15 and 16, 2015, at Rosa Parks Circle, a central location in the heart of downtown Grand...

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WMU - Grand Rapids Open House

by (wmugr)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under

A degree from Western Michigan University can open up a world of possibilities for you. Join us at our open house, where advisors, faculty and staff will answer all of your questions about any of the bachelor’s degrees and master’s...

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Entrepreneurs encouraged to collaborate, experiment in Incubator Kitchen

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Entrepreneurs and small businesses are redefining West Michigan’s economy. With the rise of venture capital funds, business accelerators and shared workspaces, an entrepreneur can find financing, get advice and have a location to start any...

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Disability 101 (part 4): Disability as art

by (DisArt)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

It’s all about cookies. My 6-year-old son and I are home alone, Mom is at work, and the child desperately wants a cookie. Said cookie is on the third shelf of a cabinet that neither he nor I can reach on our own. But working together, we have...

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An Animal Adventure During Your Spring Break "Staycation"

by (Grand Rapids Ballet)

Submitted 04-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Ballet School’s Junior Company and PNC Bank are presenting an entertaining $5 performance featuring an indoor parade of lions, elephants, swans, and more! On April 7-9, “Carnival of the Animals” will transform the...

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Downtown discussions get real about "crip life"

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 03-23-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

During LaughFest, over 40 people joined in the upper room of the B.O.B. to engage with Christopher Smit of DisArt Festival, Tommy Allen with Rapid Growth Media and Toni Bal, an independent writer. They paneled a discussion called "Crip Life in...

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Rhiannon Giddens

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 03-11-2015 under

Giddens, a founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops, makes her solo recording debut with the release of Tomorrow is my Turn produced by T Bone Burnette. Join us for an evening of folk infused songs by Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline...

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 03-11-2015 under

Works of unabashed passion and expression by masters: Beethoven, Martinu, Brahms and Schumann.

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Rosa Parks Circle to fill with broomball teams this Sunday

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and the Grand Rapids Sport and Social Club (GRSSC) will be hosting a broomball tournament in Rosa Parks Circle this Sunday, March 1 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The tournament will consist of 16 teams...

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