The Rapidian


Profile of drag culture and where it can be found in Grand Rapids area

Submitted 11-07-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Drag is open to everyone! In fact, that’s one of the cornerstones of drag culture: everyone is accepted.


Schuler Books celebrates teen readers with YA book talk

Submitted 11-06-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The YA Talk at Schuler Books on 28th Street is an opportunity for readers of all ages to gather and talk about their favorite young adult books.


Frank Sinatra's biggest hits come to Grand Rapids Symphony stage in 'Sinatra and Beyond,' Nov 9-11

Submitted 11-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Singer and pianist Tony DeSare, star of Off-Broadway show 'Our Sinatra' joins Grand Rapids Pops for salute to Ol' Blue Eyes


Leonard Bernstein protege will lead Grand Rapids Symphony in 100th birthday celebration concert

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth with music from 'West Side Story,' 'Candide' and more in an all-Bernstein concert, Nov. 2-3.


Cosplayers, fans to descend upon DeVos Place for Grand Rapids Comic Con

Submitted 10-30-2018 under NEWS

If you are looking for a family friendly event to showcase your artistic skills or favorite costumes, or you just like to explore favorite and new fandoms, then the Grand Rapid Comic Con Costume Contest is for you!


Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents 'As You Like It'

Submitted 10-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will present 'As You Like It' at the Dog Story Theater November 9-18.


Creston Vibes: Not your average open mic night

Submitted 10-26-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Creston Vibes, an open mic night at Creston Brewery, is unlike anything else. Held twice a month, each session follows a different theme. From comedy to heartbreaks and hangovers, the energy controls the session.


St. Cecilia Music Center brings top Jazz pianist, Grammy Award nominee Kenny Barron to Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will feature one of the top jazz pianists in the world, Kenny Barron and his quintet on November 1, 2018, to celebrate their 135th anniversary season. The Kenny Barron Quintet will perform the second of four Jazz Series concerts in the 2018/2019 season.


Seven things to do this fall in Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-25-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids is full of possibility this fall with things to do for everyone. From fall color tours to pumpkin donuts, anyone can take advantage of the beauty that fall brings.


Michigan Artist Series 'Water is Sacred // Trees are Relatives' opens at GRAM Oct. 27

Submitted 10-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

Métis artist and activist Dylan Miner explores the natural environment of West Michigan and its history