The Rapidian


Con Artist Crew, Spectrum Health Rehab team up for Artprize

Submitted 09-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Con Artist Crew leaders Magdalene Law, Reuben Garcia and Chelsea Van Tongeren worked with patients at Spectrum Health's continuing care facility to create pieces for an entry into this year's ArtPrize competition. The art will be showcased at the downtown Ledyard building.


Lights in the Night: Where hope takes flight

Submitted 09-19-2012 under NEWS

ArtPrize entry will be releasing thousands of lanterns into the Grand Rapids skyline at dusk on Friday, September 28.


West Michigan Indie Podcast: Episode #11- Delilah DeWylde & The Lost Boys

Submitted 09-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI sat down with awesome rock-a-billy singer/bass player Delilah DeWylde.


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.