The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's Heartside-Downtown

WYCE's Mundo Musical: A Q&A with volunteer radio host Silverio Cerda

Submitted 11-09-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

The newest host to join El Mundo Musical talks about his time behind the mic so far—and hopes ahead.

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 4

Submitted 11-04-2021 under NEWS

Kent County starts COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5-11; Blandford Nature Center hosting fall Nature Makers Market this month; and Gov. Whitmer signs bill repealing Michigan's 'tampon tax.'

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"It's Either This or Death:" After Two Decades of Addiction, Jason Attributes Life-Saving Results to Guiding Light

Submitted 10-29-2021 under NONPROFITS

Jason has been caught in the vicious cycle of alcoholism, homelessness, and instability for years. At Guiding Light he found the long-term solutions he needed to get sober and to become financially, physically, and spiritually secure again.

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Opera Grand Rapids Stages Don Giovanni

Submitted 10-27-2021 under OPINION

Despite its themes of lechery, betrayal, and damnation, Opera Grand Rapids' production of Don Giovanni proves light and funny.

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Legendary Guitarist Leo Kottke returns to perform at St. Cecilia Music Center's Acoustic Café Series on November 19, 2021

Submitted 10-23-2021 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids favorite, legendary guitarist Leo Kottke, has been described by Rolling Stone Magazine as “so good that he didn’t need a band.” West Michigan music lovers will be able to experience his amazing six and twelve-string guitar picking genius at SCMC on November 19th.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Welcomes Back the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring Artistic Directors Cellist David Finckel and Pianist Wu Han, as well as, Violinist Arnaud Sussmann and Violist Paul Neubauer on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

The world-class Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns to perform in front of their first live audience at St. Cecilia Music Center since early 2020.

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 22

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids extends outdoor 'social zones' through Nov. 2022; 10-digit dialing requirement for West Michigan starts Sunday; and Grand Rapids Public Museum seeking support for renovation of Spillman Carousel.

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Finding Her Voice: Gabriella de la Vega is a connector through the Community Media Center

Submitted 10-20-2021 under NEWS

Gabriella de la Vega has found her community voice through the Community Media Center. Now she wants to help others tell their stories.

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Peter Albertini Spotlights Home and Faith in Recovery

Submitted 10-20-2021 under NONPROFITS

Peter Albertini knows the concept of home is central to the success of Guiding Light’s Recovery program – as is a commitment to faith.

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Rodney Crowell, Award-winning Founding Father of the Americana Music Genre will debut at St. Cecilia Music Center's Acoustic Café Series on November 12, 2021

Submitted 10-19-2021 under NONPROFITS

The legendary Rodney Crowell makes his debut in Royce Auditorium at St. Cecilia Music Center on November 12, 2021. Crowell, known as the founding father of the Americana genre, is Nashville royalty and a national treasure, as well as a five-time Americana honoree and award winner.

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