The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's Heartside-Downtown

Alcohol is Only the Symptom: Mike Finds Spirituality, Acceptance Through Guiding Light Recovery

Submitted 12-06-2021 under NONPROFITS

“After detox, I was referred to Guiding Light. I needed a place with discipline and structure, which I had really missed after being out of the military for 20 years. So, I left everything behind to come to Grand Rapids and start over.”

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Food is a Great Equalizer: An Interview with AJ Fossel from the Community Food Club

Submitted 12-02-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Kent County Food Policy Council interviews AJ Fossel, Director of the Community Food Club, about a food system that centers the dignity of consumers

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Community updates: Wednesday, Dec. 1

Submitted 12-01-2021 under NEWS

ArtPrize returns to annual format; City of Grand Rapids accepting new Neighborhood Match Fund entries.

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Mundo Musical de WYCE: una Sesión de preguntas y respuestas con la locutora de radio voluntaria Deisy Madrigal

Submitted 11-30-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

La programadora de WYCE comparte su visión de la vida detrás del micrófono del Mundo Musical.

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WYCE's Mundo Musical: A Q&A with volunteer radio host Deisy Madrigal

Submitted 11-30-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

The WYCE programmer shares her take on life behind the mic for El Mundo Musical.

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St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids brings The Watkins Family Hour with Special Guest Artist Courtney Hartman to the Royce Auditorium Stage on December 16, 2021

Submitted 11-29-2021 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center brings Watkins Family Hour for their debut appearance in Royce Auditorium on December 16, 2021. Opening Artist Courtney Hartman will lead off the evening starting at 7 p.m.

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings GRAMMY Nominated duo The Milk Carton Kids to Grand Rapids in concert this Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021

Submitted 11-26-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Milk Carton Kids, will bring their special brand of folk to St. Cecilia Music Center this Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. This Thursday's concert kicks off their widespread tour through 21 U.S. cities and 5 performances in Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and England.

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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 24

Submitted 11-24-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids adding eco-friendly vehicles to operations; Kent County leaders approve 2022 budget; and LaughFest returns for in-person 2022 festival.

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Stages The Sound Of Music

Submitted 11-24-2021 under OPINION

Over half a century later, The Sound Of Music retains its charms.

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Community updates: Friday, Nov. 12

Submitted 11-12-2021 under NEWS

Mel Trotter Ministries, partners to expand winter shelter services for unhoused residents; GRCC, city to host training for local chefs to help after disasters; and Grand Rapids Public Schools seeking feedback on mask mandate.

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