The Rapidian


Refusing to be "treated as less of a person," longtime Holland resident moves to GR

Submitted 01-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

Former Holland, MI resident Ellie Frances Gramer speaks about discrimination in her hometown, and her decision to leave.


Wege Foundation to double gifts through Dec. 21

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

GR City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss and others to help close out fundraising for Wealthy Theatre, Dec. 21. The Wege Foundation will match any gift or pledge. $80,000 is needed by Dec. 21 to meet the goal.


The Rapidian partners with Calvin College's student newspaper

Submitted 12-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Calvin College student journalists gain experience and develop skills by writing for The Rapidian; The Rapidian's partnership with Calvin's Chimes is mutually beneficial


Local artists to share meditative paintings, sculptures at Dominican Center

Submitted 12-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Sunday, December 9th artists will be at a public reception from 11:00-5:30 p.m. Work by Mic Carlson and Edward (Fr. Joachim) Lally will be at Dominican Center Art Gallery through December.


Catalyst Radio: Delos Reyes engaging community for The Rapidian

Submitted 11-30-2012 under NEWS

Renato Delos Reyes works to engage reporters and media consumers at The Rapidian, and invites participants to The Rapidian's vibrant internship program.


PechaKucha to visit Stella's on Devil's Night

Submitted 10-24-2012 under OPINION

On Tuesday, October 30, Stella's Lounge hosts PechaKucha. The Japanese networking event has made its way to Grand Rapids!


Women of God

Submitted 10-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

We will spend the morning viewing, discussing and praying with the documentary film, Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America.


Blessing of the Animals

Submitted 09-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

All animals, their owners and families are invited to a Blessing of the Animals on October 7, 2012 at 3:00 pm - Saint Francis Sculpure Garden located on the Marywood campus.


Lights in the Night: Where hope takes flight

Submitted 09-19-2012 under NEWS

ArtPrize entry will be releasing thousands of lanterns into the Grand Rapids skyline at dusk on Friday, September 28.


Sufi Music of Islam

Submitted 09-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

Sufi singer, Shabnam Merali will be performing at the Ladies Literary Club of Grand Rapids on Saturday, September 22 from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.