The Rapidian


Reds on the River fights hunger during Ice Festival

Submitted 02-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

As Grand Rapids' ice gurus transform Rockford, one restaurant supports food bank.


Picturesque gets colorful with Black and White

Submitted 02-01-2013 under OPINION

This month, the Picturesque gallery "Black and White" encourages you to get creative about capturing the colorful world around you.


West Michigan Indie gets the blues with Asamu Johnson

Submitted 01-25-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Asamu Johnson is "Keeping The Blues Alive" with WMI.


Grand Rapids' first gaming and comic arts convention

Submitted 01-22-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Brian W. Lenz and Marc Specter are bringing the first tabletop gaming and comic book convention right to the heart of Grand Rapids. They plan to give local families an unforgettable social experience.


West Michigan Indie goes back to school with Natively Foreign

Submitted 01-16-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI drank chai with the cool kids from Natively Foreign.


Make, show, discuss: Artists as Entrepreneurs

Submitted 01-14-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Avenue for the Arts has long provided a welcoming and diverse arena for artists to exhibit their work. Recent developments have seen a greater emphasis being placed on the Avenue as a forum for discussion and artistic evolution.


Great Skate Winterfest still set to go this weekend

Submitted 01-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Despite concerns about weather, the Great Skate Winterfest will still take place this weekend. The ice at Rosa Parks Circle is expected to be fine for the Great Skate


West Michigan Indie self deports with The Legal Immigrants

Submitted 01-09-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI joins the party with The Legal Immigrants


Griffins, fans gear up for Great Skate Winterfest

Submitted 01-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Great Skate Winterfest will be held at Rosa Parks Circle this weekend.


UICA to screen "Holy Motors"

Submitted 12-28-2012 under OPINION

The UICA is showing a French/German film that follows a day in the life of Monsieur Oscar through Paris.