The Rapidian


Building our skills and building community: public hours get special

Submitted 04-12-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian's "Public Hours" are being revamped: bi-weekly themes around photo essays, cloud computing, creative commons and strong interview skills are planned for upcoming months.


Catalyst Radio: Art.Downtown to hold its largest pop-up gallery event yet

Submitted 04-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

The annual Art.Downtown event is coming up and has a larger footprint than ever before. Organizer Jenn Schaub and ArtPeers' Erin Wilson give us all the details.


[RESCHEDULED] Monthly live call-in show with Grand Rapids mayor to air Thursday 5 p.m.

Submitted 04-04-2011 under NEWS

Got a question for Mayor Heartwell? Tonight is your opportunity to interact with our Grand Rapid's most prominent elected official


Grand Rapids' hyperlocal radio station seeks support

Submitted 03-28-2011 under NEWS

Radio station WYCE is seeking support from the community for operations with its spring fund drive.


Catalyst Radio: Book by former Grand Rapidian inspired in part by his involvement in GR community

Submitted 03-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

This week, we're joined by Lambert Zuidervaart, a former philosophy professor at Calvin College and co-chair of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts' board that oversaw the move to their Sheldon


[VIDEO] GAAH Press Club cubs experiment with multimedia, learn to distinguish fact from opinion

Submitted 03-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

Colored pencils in hand, with each stroke, the cubs determine and learn to justify snippets of a video interview left on the cutting room floor. "It makes them feel grown up to do something like that


Where should The Rapidian see and be seen this summer?

Submitted 03-22-2011 under OPINION

When the weather's warm, we also like to stretch our limbs and get out to chat up new readers and contributors. Recommendations, please: What are your top picks for summer events and festivals?


Catalyst Radio: Rapidian reporter Roberta King to contribute 50 articles in 2011

Submitted 03-18-2011 under NONPROFITS

Inspirational Rapidian reporter Roberta King is in the Catalyst Radio studio this week. Hear what inspires her and why her goal is to publish 50 articles in 2010.


Who is the Last Podcaster Standing?

Submitted 03-17-2011 under LOCAL LIFE


Catalyst Radio: Proposed fed budget cuts eliminating national community service to affect thousands in GR

Submitted 03-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Michigan Community Service Commission joins us on air to detail service in urban and rural areas, and how the GR community and volunteers would be directly affected by proposed federal budget cuts