The Rapidian

Culture

Grand Rapids Symphony's Mary Tuuk ready to make her passion for music her profession as President

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan business executive for Meijer and Fifth Third Bank will take the helm as President and CEO of the Grand Rapids Symphony in January

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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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Three generation households are on local menus as sandwich families

Submitted 11-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Many local families are living a life of eldercare and child rearing under one roof as a 'sandwich family'. How does it work?

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Volunteering in Grand Rapids as a college student: Where do you start?

Submitted 11-26-2018 under NEWS

A conversation with the Heart of West Michigan United Way Volunteer Engagement Coordinator provides insight into getting involved in Grand Rapids.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is renting space to Unitarians a defamation of God's name?

Submitted 11-26-2018 under OPINION

To the person who felt compelled to send me an anonymous letter explaining that you are cutting off support to Ahavas Israel because I am profaning the sanctity of God by allowing a church to worship in our building on Sundays: You are a coward.

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In Season: November 23, 2018

Submitted 11-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

It's a wonderful day at the Market...Christmas trees have arrived! D&L Laughlin Family Farms + Garden Bee are here to help you get festive + spread the holiday cheer! They have wreaths, garland, and festive arrangements to help you get in the holiday spirit. Open until 1:30 today!

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Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World at Meijer Gardens ignites holiday spirit

Submitted 11-21-2018 under OPINION

A visit to Meijer Gardens to see the trees is a perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. This year's exhibit is open now until January 6, 2019.

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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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