Getting ready to sing along! WOTS

Submitted 03-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Hello Michiganders! Time is slipping by and the weekend is rushing in!  We have a heavy handful of events for the weekend so let’s get ready to rumble!   Here it is, Word on the Street for March 11th, 2010   THURSDAY! Poetry night...

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Four More Chances to Bowl in the 24th Annual Bowl For Kids' Sake

Submitted 03-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

 The 2010 Bowl For Kids' Sake event is well on it's way!  There are two more days left to bowl - Friday, March 12th & Friday, March 19th.  Both days have flights at 5:45PM & 8:30PM.  Log on to to sign...

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Sustainable Entertainment Part 2: GRAM Conversations

Submitted 03-08-2010 under OPINION

 The Grand Rapids Art Museum has an ongoing series of events called "Friday Night Conversations" that feature a new theme each week. For a modest $5, you can visit the GRAM, participate in different events, and view great art in your own city....

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Downtown: Free-Style (part I)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Why pay when you can have fun for free (or close to it)? Downtown Grand Rapids has hundreds of places to go and things to do. Entire Web sites and advertising campaigns tout the day-time events and vibrant nightlife, but these things cost money. All...

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A Sincerely Fun Event For Kids

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

I have to disclose a few things straight away.  I'm the director of Wealthy Theatre.  I dislike seeing the Rapidian used by venues to promote events.  I'm writing this to promote a Wealthy Theatre event. Like Thomas Fuller said, "We...

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UICA Interview: Ashley John Pigford

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

Ashley John Pidford's installation features a series of kinetic sculptures called Spin, Click, Knock. His installation explored how sound communicates and evokes when combined with visual and tactile experiences. His practice is informed by common...

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Humanature Exhibit at the DAAC

Submitted 03-07-2010 under OPINION

 The Division Avenue Arts Collective presented its first collectively organized art exhibition on Friday March 5th.  The theme was Humanature, purposely spelled with only one N expressing the intersection of humanity and nature.  This...

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Celebratin’ all the Ladies…WOTS

Submitted 03-05-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Have you picked up your monthlys yet? Both Revue and On-the-Town have a superwomen theme this month…which reminded me that it is women’s history month. There are a few events here and there that celebrate the awesomeness of ladies so take special...

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Police, Adjective - UICA Films review

Submitted 03-05-2010 under OPINION

  Police, Adjective is the story of Cristi (Dragos Bucur), a detective struggling with something of a moral dilemma in the city of Brasov, Romania. During the course of his daily routine, Cristi finds himself spying on a local teenager, and his...

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UICA Fundraiser Showcasing 50 Local Artists!

Submitted 03-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

LIVE COVERAGE March 13, 6:30–11 PM Showcasing fifty of West Michigan’s most talented artists, Live Coverage gives you the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind works of art, created right before your eyes! Come to UICA for an...

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