The Rapidian


Pieces, moments of Art.Downtown. 2013 leave strong impressions

Submitted 04-29-2013 under OPINION

After the one-night event, I review what lingered in the mind from this year's kick-off of Grand Rapids' art season.


"The We and the I" lacks Gondry's unique visual flair at UICA

Submitted 04-25-2013 under OPINION

Michel Gondry's "The We and the I" is playing at The UICA.


Salty, crunchy, delicious: local tortilla chips put to the test

Submitted 04-19-2013 under OPINION

Supporting local business just got crunchy. With fresh salsa season on the brink, six Grand Rapidians considered which locally produced tortilla chip will compliment your tasty dip best.


"Like Someone in Love" at UICA explores human emotions, relationships

Submitted 04-17-2013 under OPINION

Abbas Kiarostami's film is screening at the UICA.


On the Road delivers at UICA

Submitted 04-08-2013 under OPINION

On the Road brings Jack Kerouac's novel into the 21st century, for better or worse.


Urban coffee bar fosters appreciation of local, hand brewed coffee

Submitted 04-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Coffee enthusiast, barista and owner Kyle Ripley of Clique Coffee Bar explains the independent, family run coffee shop.


Cub reporters enjoy LaughFest

Submitted 04-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

Our journalists-in-training visited the LaughFest Super Saturday Kids Zone and wrote about their experience.


UICA opens A Place at the Table this weekend

Submitted 03-29-2013 under OPINION

A Place at the Table, a documentary about hunger in America, will show for the next week at the UICA.


"Wonder Women" at UICA traces evolution of American superheroines

Submitted 03-07-2013 under OPINION

Kristy Guevara-Flanagan's documentary Wonder Women, a pop-culture documentary with plenty of heart and a bit of kick, is screening for free at UICA.


Catalyst Radio: GRIID issues findings of Normalizing Male Dominance film study

Submitted 03-01-2013 under NEWS

Local organization GRIID looks at major films of 2012 to examine gender representation in the medium.