The Rapidian


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


Catalyst Radio: Gilda's Club

Submitted 03-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

Joanne Roehm joins us from Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids, which helps those affected by cancer through their grief journeys. She previews LaughFest, a week-long fundraising bash involving 30 venues, 50


Catalyst Radio: Moms Bloom helping families with newborn get a strong start

Submitted 02-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

Moms Bloom, only a couple of years old, was founded to provide help to families with newborns and moms who may struggle with post-partum. Listen in as co-founder Sara Binkley-Tow shares the inspiratio


A Michigan Film Industry Town Meeting planned

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NEWS


Concert To Help Heartside Neighborhood

Submitted 02-22-2011 under NONPROFITS


Catalyst Radio: UICA's Live Coverage fundraiser pits 50 artists against the clock

Submitted 02-18-2011 under NONPROFITS

Elizabeth Goddard of the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts gives us a preview of tomorrow evening's Live Coverage. The fundraiser showcases more than 50 regional artists in the last stages of art c