The Rapidian


West Michigan Indie Podcast: Episode #13- Valentiger

Submitted 10-02-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI drank some beers with Grand Rapids' own Valentiger.


ArtPrize Artist Profile: Susan Leigh Picking Radiates "In the Now"

Submitted 10-01-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Singer/songwriter Susan Leigh Picking speaks the universal language of music and its child-like call to be present.


West Michigan Indie Podcast: Episode #12: Skee-Town Stylee

Submitted 09-27-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI sat down with dub-hop trio from Muskegan; Skee-Town Stylee


Letting go with mewithoutYou

Submitted 09-26-2012 under OPINION

mewithoutYou performs at Calvin's Covenant Fine Arts Center on Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. Their Bassist, Greg Jehanian, talks about creative leaps and transcending genre pigeonholes.


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.