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Movie Review: "Gimme Danger" at UICA

Submitted 11-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

"Gimme Danger" is screening in the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts movie theater November 4-17, 2016.


Catalyst Radio: GRPM's new exhibit, and GRCMC's on-going collaborations

Submitted 10-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, we talk with the Grand Rapids Public Museum about their new exhibit, Whales: Giants of the Deep, and with the Community Media Center on collaborations within the CMC and throughout Grand Rapids.


Strength of 30,000 nerds: Grand Rapids Comic-Con begins to flex its muscle

Submitted 10-24-2016 under NEWS

With this year's attendance again breaking records, Grand Rapids' annual geek gathering at DeVos Place gears up for not only for event expansion, but for more powerful community impact.


Creative Youth Center hosts Characters that Lived

Submitted 10-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center invites the community to witness young authors' character-creations come to life through the performance of local actors in this hilarious improv comedy show.


Support community radio during the WYCE Fall Fund Drive October 14-21

Submitted 10-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Meet Quinn Mathews, WYCE 88.1 FM’s Station Manager, and learn how you can support community radio in this week’s segment of NPO Showcase.


Free movie screening, project debut, celebrating natural hair

Submitted 10-11-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Wealthy Theatre, with support by Wege Foundation, presents "I Rock My Own" - a groundbreaking digital debut of 100+ portraits of community members with natural hair, in collaboration with Natural Hair GR and ArtPeers - Saturday at 2:00 p.m. (and free screening of Chris Rock's "Good Hair.")


Student behind viral photo offers solutions during GVSU visit

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NEWS

Leighton Watson, former student body president at Howard University, visited Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Monday, September 26 and delivered a powerful speech entitled “The Power of Student Voices” that addressed social justice and policing in America.


Power seven more years of community journalism

Submitted 10-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian celebrated its seventh birthday on September 15, 2016 and we invite you to continue supporting it with both your words and your wallet.


Movie Review: "The Alchemist Cookbook" at the UICA

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

Josh Spanninga, contributing writer and community contributor for the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, reviews Grand Rapids-based director, Joel Potrykus's third feature length film.


GRTV premieres new format for NPO Showcase

Submitted 09-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

New segments to promote nonprofits in the Greater Grand Rapids area begin this September on GRTV and right here on The Rapidian.