The Rapidian


St. Cecilia to feature Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on January 18

Submitted 01-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Co-artistic Director Wu Han and five internationally acclaimed chamber musicians will perform the works of Brahms and Dvořák.


Kid Rock Foundation provides 100,000 meals to feed hungry in Michigan

Submitted 01-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

Michigan singer donates $25,000 to help fight hunger in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula


Concerts Under the Stars returns to Grand Rapids Public Museum's Chaffee Planetarium

Submitted 12-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

Live concerts begin on January 18, 2018 and will be held through April, 2018, with five concerts total. Visitors can sit back and experience the wonder of the cosmos and the wonder of music to five different performances featuring pop, jazz, folk and rock sounds.


Celebrate with Grand Rapids Children's Museum at its New Year's Early Eve

Submitted 12-05-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Saturday, December 31, 2017 at New Years Early Eve, make a noisemaker, create a resolution wand, and enjoy a fun night of play and festivities, including kid-friendly hors d’oeurves provided by FOODesign, refreshments at the Fizzy Juice Bar, and music along with all the museum exhibits.


Kick off the holidays with a free concert by St. Cecilia Music Center's adult Grand Band and String Orchestra

Submitted 11-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center’s Adult Grand Band and String Orchestra will kick off the holidays with an uplifting free concert on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 7p.m.


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.


Well-loved musical Annie returns to Civic Theatre

Submitted 11-21-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Annie is making her fourth appearance onstage now at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre through Dec. 17, 2017.


German Band EINSHOCH6 performs at Aquinas College: November 1, 2017

Submitted 10-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

Engaging, fun, a musical feast! The German band EINSHOCH6 stands for a culturally unique performance of music, language, and word play by combining elements of classical music with hip-hop lyrics in a remarkable musical form!


Venues like St. Cecilia and One Trick Pony keep music scene alive, well in Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-27-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Don’t pass on opportunities to enjoy our city and the music, like hearing guitarist Leo Kottke and local singer Kathy Lamar.


Marcel 'Fable' Price, talks about his work as Grand Rapid's 2017 Poet Laureate

Submitted 10-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

Marcel Price, AKA Fable the Poet is dedicated to energizing poetry in Grand Rapids and bringing awareness to mental health.