The Rapidian


Local videographer's Kala Project highlights beauty, strength in adversity

Submitted 08-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Kala Project, a Grand Rapids-based charitable organization, searches and shares stories with hopes to inspire those around them.


Vendor Spotlight: George Wietor

Submitted 07-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Issue Press creates handprinted artist publications with clean, minimalist designs offering a collection of carefully curated artists. He talks about running an independent publishing house, favorite spots in Grand Rapids and what documentary you should be watching.


Story Matters: Amanda Lytle explains her experience as first-time Rapidian reporter

Submitted 07-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Amanda Lytle discovered one day that she could share her love of the city of Grand Rapids by being a Rapidian reporter. Here she talks about what that was like and why she looks forward to writing her next article.


Catalyst Radio: Tom Clinton working for broader meaning of access at CMC, greater community impact

Submitted 07-04-2014 under NEWS

Tom Clinton began at Community Media Center on May 12 as the organization’s new executive director. Clinton brings experience from the legal field and the arts community.


Elk Brewing to host June Rapidian Night Out

Submitted 06-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, June 27, the kind folks at Elk Brewing will host this month's Rapidian Night Out from 3-9 p.m. Fifty cents of every beer purchased will go directly to supporting citizen journalism.


Two Summer Retreats for Praying through Art

Submitted 06-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering you two opportunities to incorporate art and writing with a spiritually-enriching prayer experience.


SpeakEZ Lounge to host Night Out

Submitted 05-02-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Join us on Thursday, May 8, as SpeakEZ Lounge generously helps us raise funds to keep The Rapidian available to our community. 15% of your food purchases goes towards supporting The Rapidian!


Rapidian community celebration to recognize civic investors

Submitted 04-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Join us in celebrating our annual fund drive at the Richard App Gallery in East Hills. The event is this Friday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.


Multimedia, modern dance concert to be held at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dance in the Annex , DITA, announces the fifth and final "TRIP THE LIGHT" event , which will feature modern dance, multimedia and live music. Presale tickets are on sale now for the May 10 event at Wealthy Theatre, with additional discounts for members of Community Media Center (CMC).


CMC welcomes SiTE:LAB co-founder Tom Clinton as new Executive Director

Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tom Clinton has accepted a new role as the Executive Director of the Community Media Center. Clinton brings multiple strengths from past roles into his leadership of local community media.