The Rapidian


Author Bonnie Jo Campbell to present free reading at Aquinas College

Submitted 09-18-2012 under NONPROFITS

Michigan native Bonnie Jo Campbell will give a free reading as part of the Contemporary Writers Series at Aquinas College, Thursday, September 20, 2012


Art within Art: ArtPrize in Local Bars and Coffee Shops

Submitted 09-18-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The venues of HopCat, McFadden’s, and MadCap complement the ArtPrize entries showcased there


How I Learned to Look at Art: An interview with Adam Lerner

Submitted 09-18-2012 under NEWS

In efforts to better educate the public on the principles of contemporary art, ArtPrize has invited Adam Lerner, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, to help develop an Art Fitness Program.


Sufi Music of Islam

Submitted 09-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

Sufi singer, Shabnam Merali will be performing at the Ladies Literary Club of Grand Rapids on Saturday, September 22 from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.


Foremost museum director to lead conversation about art fitness

Submitted 09-14-2012 under NEWS

Adam Lerner is coming to Grand Rapids to talk about "art fitness" and how he learned to look at art in new ways. The event is one of many ways ArtPrize is kicking off educational opportunities for the upcoming season.


"Let It Be" revisits classic Beatles repertoire

Submitted 09-14-2012 under OPINION

Musical theater troupe "Let It Be" will perform classic tunes from The Beatles at the Circle Theatre September 17.


San Chez Bistro unveils new mural by local artist

Submitted 09-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

Sunday Sept 16, the community is invited to celebrate a new mural at San Chez Bistro.


Million Meal March raises $48K ahead of Saturday hike

Submitted 09-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

Sponsors have contributed over $48,000 as Feeding America West Michigan prepares for Sept. 29 hike.


Arts In Motion Studio's Chair Affair 2012 Auction Event: A Fun, Unique Experience

Submitted 09-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Arts In Motion Studio's upcoming Chair Affair 2012 Showcases Unique Handpainted Chairs at a live auction event that will feature music and live performances by the AIM artists.


New platform launched for sharing captures of Grand Rapids

Submitted 09-10-2012 under OPINION

The Rapidian has created a group on Facebook where all are welcome to add their photos of Grand Rapids.