The Rapidian


Catalyst Radio: Tami VandenBerg talks legalization of cannabis

Submitted 12-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Jessica Young speaks with Tami VandenBerg on the history of cannabis prohibition in the state of Michigan and its impact on different communities.


Flannel-fledged heroes: Local bar helps revive festival from hiatus to support local radio

Submitted 11-27-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

How and why SpeakEZ Lounge wound up staging an event that resurrected a beloved fall festival, and how it relates to your favorite turkey-tinged holiday.


WYCE to celebrate 18th annual Bubble Bash

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Prepare your Christmas cheer while supporting volunteer-powered radio in your West Michigan community on December 21, 2017.


The CMC Education department helps students produce and publish film projects

Submitted 11-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

CMC Education works with area schools, and student groups to write, direct, and produce their own video projects


"Dark Beer, Dark Side" returns to Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 11-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

The museum, in partnership with Brewery Vivant, will once again host Dark Beer, Dark Side on Friday, November 24, 2017. Tickets include three beer samples, general admission, and the evening's planetarium show.


Grand Rapids Public Museum looks inside brain, shows off subatomic discoveries

Submitted 10-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

New exhibit provides a hands‑on and up‑close look at the human body’s most essential and fascinating organ. A brand new original production in the Chaffee Planetarium opens October 21, 2017, taking visitors through the discovery of the Higgs boson, a scientific quest solved in our lifetime.


Documentary highlights harms of "Conversion Therapy"

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Center for Inquiry Michigan and the Grand Rapids Pride Center are hosting a one-day premiere screening and panel discussion of the documentary film THE SUNDAY SESSIONS to raise awareness about the harms of “Conversion Therapy.”


Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2'

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NEWS

The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience members after the event to get their reaction to the critics thoughts on the public's and jurors' 3D and time-based choices in the Top 20.


Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2': Kulapat Yantrasast

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Founder of wHY Architecture and designer of the Grand Rapids Art Museum Yantrasast discusses how he enjoys returning to Grand Rapids for ArtPrize and his thoughts on a couple of the pieces


Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2: Kyd Kane

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize artist and spoken word poet Kane reacts to the critics comments on her entry and about bringing poetry into a typically visual art arena.