The Rapidian

Mexico

Bridge Street Market, the new market for everyone

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish   It was a sunny summer afternoon, my mom, sister and I walked down Bridge Street all the way to the Stocking and visited for the first time the Moctezuma Store, one of the few...

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​Bridge Street Market, nuevo mercado para todos en la calle Bridge

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Leer este artículo en inglés | Read this article in English Era una tarde soleada de verano, mi mamá, hermana y yo bajamos caminando por toda la calle Bridge Street hasta llegar a la Stocking y entramos a la Tienda Moctezuma. Unas personas en la...

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Local artist feature from UICA: Sofía Ramirez Hernandez

by (UICA)

Submitted 08-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Laura Armenta

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 06-27-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

  For Immigrant Heritage Month, I asked several friends and connections who immigrated to Grand Rapids to share a little about their heritage. The goal of this endeavor is to help educate and inform myself and others in the community about the...

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The Potter's House School making art from the rubbish

by (jamietreadwell)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

I’m going to change the way I look at a person… and the way I treat a person as well. (Adeline Andreas, 17) Students of The Potter's House high school in Grand Rapids made an impact in Mexico this summer. Now, to capture the...

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Rapidian on the street: Port of Entry

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-28-2015 under NONPROFITS

Jarritos- Mexican soda in various fruit flavors- are stacked 12 feet high and illuminated with lights that change colors at night, guarding the entry to Calder Plaza. The work, "Port of Entry" by Muñoz & Company, is colorful, playful...

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Story Matters: Nerida Aviles shares difficulties faced in USA

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 02-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Antonio Jaimes explains motivations for coming to USA

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is...

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Antonio Jaimes habla de sus motivaciones por venir a los Estados Unidos

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Read this article in English | Leer este artículo en inglés Construimos comunidad cuando compartimos nuestras historias – si son de una memoria, una experiencia o solamente diciendo lo que pensamos es bueno de este lugar. El proyecto de...

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Con Artist Crew brings activism, visionaries to art scene

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-09-2013 under NEWS

Vivid black and white painted walls greet me as I enter the Con Artist Crew gallery space one afternoon. Despite the distraction of noisy traffic outside and the loud, color-rich art that adorn the walls, the soft-spoken voices of Magdalene Law and...

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