The Rapidian


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.


On accountability, doing the work and public discourse

Submitted 08-31-2016 under NONPROFITS

There is value in critically assessing the way crucial narratives are told and how these narratives impact the societies in which they circulate.


New WYCE station manager looks to bring cohesive sound to a world of music

Submitted 08-18-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Quinn Mathews is excited to be a music community ambassador and support local musicians through WYCE.


Film screening at Wealthy Theatre explores lives of undocumented immigrants

Submitted 08-16-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

"Immigrants Are a Blessing Not a Burden" campaign welcomes the Grand Rapids community to watch "Documented: A Film by an Undocumented American" on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 7 p.m..


Catalyst Radio: WYCE station manager, Quinn Mathews

Submitted 08-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with the new station manager of community radio station WYCE.


Movie Review: "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" at the UICA

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Nick Hartman, UICA Film Coordinator reviews the story of defiant city kid Ricky, who gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside.


Grand Rapids Zine Fest to showcase work of 60 local self-publishers

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS

The fourth annual Grand Rapids Zine Fest is from 12-6 p.m. this Saturday, July 16 at Kendall College's Fed Galleries.


Movie Review: "Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made" at the UICA

Submitted 07-11-2016 under OPINION

Nick Hartman, UICA Film Coordinator reviews the story of three childhood friends who set out to create a tribute to their favorite film, Raiders of the Lost Ark.