The Rapidian


Your story matters

Submitted 08-20-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Before the Anchorman movie in the park in Ah Nab Awen, The Rapidian will be hosting a storytelling booth and potluck/picnic and handing out "This Place Matters" flags. Tell your story and share the love.


Thank your placemakers

Submitted 07-26-2013 under OPINION

This place matters, and The Rapidian has a way for you to thank those who are making our neighborhoods and community great.


Open Projector Showcase displays diverse local films

Submitted 07-24-2013 under NEWS

UICA hosted a 100 minute-long film festival with Q&A with the filmmakers.


Local creative inspires children to become published writers

Submitted 07-12-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Lori Slager, executive director and co-founder of the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center, teaches kids to write using the creative side of the written word and unique publishing goals.


GR Makers support ideas, collaboration

Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Join the free social gatherings Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at 401 Hall Street SW to share ideas and meet fellow makers.


Animation camp to create role models for future Superwomen

Submitted 06-28-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The super power of media is you: A summer day camp for high school students with full scholarships available, the Girl Power Camp is for both girls and guys.


"Man of Steel" soars

Submitted 06-17-2013 under OPINION

A spoiler free review of "Man of Steel."


Catalyst Radio: Wealthy Theatre energy, beautification, technology upgrades underway

Submitted 06-14-2013 under NEWS

With fundraising now complete for the Wealthy Theatre Sustainability Campaign, construction is now underway for upgrading the historic venue with energy efficiency.


Daughter of President Gerald R. Ford speaks at Heart Ball

Submitted 06-06-2013 under NEWS

Susan Ford Bales delivers a touching speech during the American Heart Association's Heart Ball where Dr. Asghar Khaghani is presented with the Richard M. DeVos Award.


Join us: Nonprofits find voice on The Rapidian

Submitted 05-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian's Nonprofit Neighbors section provides a place where we are able to tell the wonderful stories of our artists in Heartside Gallery.