The Rapidian


Grand Rapids Symphony bids farewell to Rich DeVos to open 2018-19 season

Submitted 09-18-2018 under OPINION

Music Director Marcelo Lehninger welcomed violinist Karen Gomyo for the opening concerts of the Grand Rapids Symphony's 2018-19 season on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15


Jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli joins Grand Rapids Pops for ‘McCartney and More’ this weekend

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Sir Paul personally asked John Pizzarelli to record and perform McCartney's songs in the style of jazz standards from the Great American Songbook


Grand Rapids Symphony will remember philanthropist Rich DeVos at season-opening concerts Friday, Saturday

Submitted 09-11-2018 under NONPROFITS

Philanthropist Rich DeVos will be remembered with remarks and special music at the Grand Rapids Symphony's season-opening concerts Sept. 14-15.


Festival of the Arts announces honorary co-chairs for 50th year

Submitted 09-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festival of the Arts announces its honorary co-chairs for the event’s 50th year – Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ballet and James Sofranko, the new Artistic Director for Grand Rapids Ballet. The two were selected to celebrate the link to the very first Festival of the Arts.


Blast of Beethoven kicks off Grand Rapids Symphony's exciting 2018-19 season

Submitted 09-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

Classical favorites played by world-class soloists, classic pop/rock, fabulous films with live music, and family friendly entertainment fill the Grand Rapids Symphony's 89th concert season


57th traditional Pow Wow to take place September 8-9 at Riverside Park

Submitted 08-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Valley American Indian Lodge invites the community to the 57th Traditional Pow Wow. Whether it is your first time at a pow wow or your tenth, you will enjoy the excitement, the color, the dancing, drumming, crafts and food!


WYCE's annual cd, record sale great opportunity to meet new station manager

Submitted 08-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

The WYCE Annual CD & Record Sale is Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Eastown Streetfair. Generously donated vinyl, 78s, 8 tracks, CDs, and cassettes will be on sale for $1 each. We are also excited to announce Hayes Griffin, our new Station Manager, will be hanging out at the booth all day.


WYCE Training Chronicles, Part 1

Submitted 08-09-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

I am welcomed into the 2018 WYCE Programmer Training. And while the road to 'on-air programmer' may have its share of challenges, I gathered the courage to battle the butterflies, thanks to an unexpected source.


GRandJazzFest seeks volunteers

Submitted 07-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

The festival is August 18-19, 2018. Three-hour shifts are available to assist in presenting this event to the community. All volunteers will receive a t-shirt, bottled water and the opportunity to help put on this free public event in the community.


WYCE partners with GRAM to bring 10th year of free Thursday night concerts

Submitted 07-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Thursday evenings in July and August GRAM on the Green with WYCE offers free live music from a curated the selection of performances to reflect the world of music the station offers as well as the local/regional platform it supports.