The Rapidian


Arts In Motion Studio offers so much more than art

Submitted 08-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

Arts In Motion Studio offers creative arts classes of all kinds to students with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities.


Brewery Vivant hosts all-day Star Wars event

Submitted 08-05-2012 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant will host a Star Wars event on Monday August 6, with games, contests and beer.


Sustainable Business Forum to host scholarship golf outing

Submitted 07-30-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Outing will raise funds for annual scholarship for students in sustainability-related coursework.


Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart blasts concertgoers into deep space

Submitted 07-27-2012 under OPINION

Mickey Hart uses sound gathered from celestial events like the big bang, black holes, and orbiting planets to form the backbone of an incredible musical experience at the Intersection.


West Michigan Indie Podcast Episode #7- Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys

Submitted 07-26-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI sat down with country rockers Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys.


Grand Rapids Brewing Co. re-opening as Michigan's first organic brewery

Submitted 07-25-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Grands Rapid's Brewing Co. will be re-opening under new management in October of this year as Michigan's first organic brewery.


Michael Moore to speak at Fountain Street Church

Submitted 07-24-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Award winning documentarian Michael Moore will be coming to the Fountain Street Church to talk about his new book "Here Comes Trouble" as part of the Grand Rapids Public Library's GR Reads series.


Fair Housing Center presents "Not a Genuine Black Man"

Submitted 07-20-2012 under NONPROFITS

"Not a Genuine Black Man" is a powerful personal account that touches on several issues including the devastating impact of housing discrimination and racism.


Picturesque gallery passes 100 photos, seeks contributors and voters

Submitted 07-18-2012 under OPINION

Halfway through our summer Picturesque contest in collaboration with MLive, the gallery holds many captured moments of summer. There's still two weeks left for our readers to determine the winning photo with their votes!


Catching up with Electric Forest's token Grand Rapids band: The Crane Wives

Submitted 07-16-2012 under OPINION

The Crane Wives member Kate Pillsbury shares her experience with the band and reveals future plans for the band.