The Rapidian


Schools of Choice offers options to area students

Submitted 03-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

Today kindergarten to 12th grade education is being delivered to students in more ways than ever.


Meet Mayor Heartwell....twice!

Submitted 03-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club interviews Mayor Heartwell in his office at City Hall, and then again at Cook Arts Center a week later.


Jane's Addiction's kinky theatre of rock

Submitted 03-26-2012 under OPINION

After 20+ year absence, influential rock group Jane's Addiction brings Theatre of the Escapists tour to DeVos Performance Hall.


Signs of Spring gallery goes live, includes contest

Submitted 03-26-2012 under OPINION

The new Picturesque gallery starts today, and with it come some new features: instant submissions and a contest that rewards the favorite photo with a Rapidian Swag Bag!


It's high time to decriminalize

Submitted 03-24-2012 under OPINION

A local group has launched an effort to try and take the issue of punishment for marijuana related crime to the voters.


OGR 2012: Alex Beecroft weaves together Catholicism, activism

Submitted 03-22-2012 under OPINION

Alex Beecroft's spiritual and social beliefs motivate him to be an activist and passionate Occupier.


Pina: Oscar-nominated dance film screens at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 03-21-2012 under OPINION

Groundbreaking documentary celebrates life of legendary choreographer.


People I've met while riding The Rapid

Submitted 03-20-2012 under VOICES

As a regular rider on The Rapid, I've met many interesting people and even learned a few lessons.


OGR 2012: A brief history of Occupy Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-19-2012 under OPINION

Exactly what is Occupy Grand Rapids in light of common conceptions, media portrayal, and its overall intent?


For the record: Vertigo Music

Submitted 03-16-2012 under OPINION

Local record store connects past and present through passion for vinyl.